Head Start Programs Illinois Head Start Tri-County Opportunities

Tri-County Opportunities, a Head Start Program of Mendota, IL

808 Jefferson Street
Mendota IL IL
Contact Phone
(815) 625-7830
The Tri-County Opportunities Council Head Start is a comprehensive child and family development program for low-income or disabled preschool aged children and their families. Main goals are to work in partnership with parents to promote self-esteem, self-confidence, and school readiness for children. Components included within the comprehensive programming include: educational services; medical health, dental health and mental health services; nutritional services; services to children with disabilities or special needs; family educational and development services; social services support and referrals; transportation.
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
Recruitment ProceduresReferrals for the program are gathered from a variety of resources. Program staff make home visits to the parent’s home to explain the program in more detail and complete required application paperwork.This visit usually takes 1 1/2 hours. To inquire about registering your child please have the following information ready; i.e. child’s name and birth date, parent’s name, address and phone number. Contact the TCOC Head Start Program at: Phone 815-625-7830 or 1-800-323-5434
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