Head Start Programs Illinois Head Start C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation, a Head Start Program of Effingham, IL

1805 South Banker Street
Effingham IL IL
Contact Phone
(217) 342-2193
C.E.F.S. Head Start operates 16 Head Start classrooms in twelve locations. Each center provides at least a half-day session in either the morning and/or afternoon Monday through Thursday. Each session lasts 3 1/2 hours and includes a healthy meal and snack. Transportation assistance is provided in the form of bus services, stipends, or coordinating services with other schools.
Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Enrollment Head Start helps all children to succeed. A minimum of 10% of the program's enrollment is made available to children with special needs regardless of income. For more information or to enroll a child in Early Head Start or Head Start, call toll free 1-866-442-1900 x139.
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