Head Start Programs Illinois Head Start Tazewell-Woodford Head Start

Tazewell-Woodford Head Start, a Head Start Program of East Peoria, IL

233 Leadley Avenue
East Peoria IL 61611-2755
Contact Phone
(309) 699-6843
Head Start is a federally funded preschool and family development program for low income children age three to five and their families. Head Start’s educational program is designed to meet the individual needs of each child. Children attend the program three hours a day Monday through Friday. The curriculum follows both the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework as well as the Illinois Learning Standards. Families are encouraged to participate in a variety of program activities throughout the year.
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
For more information please see the "Enrollment Information" portion of this site or contact us at 309-699-6843 or email us at headstartinfo@twhsp.org
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