Head Start is a program that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, disability, and parent involvement services to low-income children ages three to five and their families. The federally funded program creates an atmosphere where children from low-income families can go and experience a new environment. Learn more about the specifics of how this program offers early childhood education, health and nutrition services, and parent, family, and community engagement.
Head Start Enrollment
Energy Assistance encompasses three areas: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP), Weatherization, and ComEd's® Residential Special Hardship program.
Youth and Family Services: Emergency Assistance
Emergency assistance is provided on a one-time basis to families who qualify for emergency and financial assistance. In addition, CAPOLC operates a food pantry that is open to individuals and families based on need or through referral from other agencies. Youth and family services encompass emergency assistance for families in crisis needing:
|• Immediate Aid
• Self-Sufficiency Case Management
• Post-Secondary Scholarships
|• Kids Club Summer Day Camp
• Employment and Training