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Illinois Head Start Grantee Members & Delegates


Contact a program director today to ask what they have for YOUR family! 

Click directly onto any program (below) for Member Agency’s contact information:

Anna Waters Head Start, Empowerment Opportunities Center
Baby TALK Early Head Start
BCMW Community Services, Inc. 
Brightpoint - Strong Families Thriving Children
Carole Robertson Center for Learning
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
CDI – Lake County -- [now served by YWCA Metropolitan Chicago /see link below]
CDI Head Start – serving Vermillion, Iroquois and Ford Counties 
CDI Head Start - serving West Central Illinois
CEFS Economic Opportunity Corporation
Chicago Commons Early Head Start
Chicago Dept. of Family Support Services (DFSS)
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R)
Childcare Network of Evanston
Christopher House Early Head Start
City of Rockford Early/Head Start
Community Action Agency of McHenry County
Community Action Partnership of Central IL (CAPCIL)
Community Link / First Step
Easter Seals Head Start & EHS
Educare of West DuPage
El Valor Early Childhood Education
Embarras River Basin Agency, Inc. (ERBA)
Evanston/Skokie Community SD 65
Governors State University Early Head Start
Heartland Head Start 
Henry Booth House
Howard & Evanston Community Center
IDHS Migrant & Seasonal Head Start
Illinois Action for Children
Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC)
Kankakee School District #111
Metropolitan Family Services - DuPage 
Mount Vernon School District #80
Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency (NICAA)
Parents and Children Together (PACT) 
Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity (PCCEO)
Project NOW, Inc.
Proviso Leydon Council for Community Action (PLCCA)
Quincy Public School District - Head Start 
Regional Planning Commission / Early Childhood Education Program (Champaign Co.)
Riverbend Head Start and Family Services
Rock Island-Milan School District
SAL – Family and Community Services
SIU-Carbondale Head Start
SIU-Edwardsville Head Start
Southern 7 Health Dept.
Springfield Urban League
Start Early 
 Tazewell-Woodford Head Start 
Tri-County Opportunities Council (TCOC)
Two Rivers Head Start Agency
Wabash Area Development, Inc. (WADI)
Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council (WEEOC)
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago


*Know of an Illinois family looking for a Head Start Program located near to where they live? 
With just a zip code they can review the Office of Head Start’s CENTER LOCATOR LINK for options in THEIR area. 

The OHS Locator link (above) is brought to you by the Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center — ECLKC.