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Head Start at KCC

Kankakee School District 111 offers a free Head Start preschool program at Kankakee Community College for children between the ages of 3-5 years old. Eligibility is determined by income, age, and other risk factors.

Openings are limited. First preference will be given to KCC students who qualify.

Head Start offers:

  • Research based preschool curriculum and assessments.
  • Transportation within established boundaries
  • Hot meals daily
  • Developmental, vision, hearing, and dental screenings
  • Health and dental follow up
  • Many parent involvement opportunities
  • Services to children with all types of disabilities, including severe and profound
  • Full day center based

Parents must provide verification of income and County Clerk birth certificate. Learn more about enrollment and eligibility requirements at District 111's Head Start website.

To schedule an enrollment appointment, call 815-802-4954.