Community Action Head Start launches recruiting in Logan County
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[January 29, 2014]
Community Action Head Start, a
free birth to age 5 program for income-eligible families, is
recruiting in Logan County for the 2013-2014 program year.
Head Start is a federally funded preschool program that serves
income-eligible families with children between the ages of 3 and 5
years. Early Head Start is a child development program that serves
income-eligible families including pregnant mothers, infants or
toddlers to age 3. Logan County Head Start provides center-based
preschool services and Early Head Start provides home-based
Additional services, including screenings and access to
medical, dental, vision services as well as community services, are
what set Head Start apart from other child development and preschool
programs. Transportation is also available to children and families
so they can participate and receive full benefit of the program.
Children do not have to have a disability to qualify; all
eligible children are welcome.
Head Start knows that parents are the first and most important
teachers of their children. Head Start welcomes parents as partners
in the experience.
If interested in applying for Head Start, contact Cathy McIntosh
or Kaeley Fitzsimmons, the family partnership specialists, at
217-732-3448 or 217-735-2398. If interested in applying for Early
Head Start, contact Libby Canady, Kristina Hinton or Amber Wright,
the family educators, at 217-732-2159, ext. 236.
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The following documentation is
required to complete the application:
2013 completed tax
forms or W-2s.
Copy of child's
birth certificate or medical card.
Proof of Social Security, TANF and cash
assistance (if you receive it).
Logan County Head Start is sponsored by the Community Action
Partnership of Central Illinois, which serves the low-income and
senior populations of six Illinois counties. For more information,
[Text from file received from
Community Action Partnership of