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 Serving the 9 Counties of Bureau, Carroll, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Ogle, Putnam, Stark, and Whiteside Illinois

TRI-COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL

Community Action Agency

 

current news AND INFORMATION

On May 18, 1965, Tri-County Opportunities Council was incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in the State of Illinois for the following purposes....

TCOC's Fact Sheets and 990 Forms are available for the community to see how we spend our money and a brief overview of what TCOC's Program accomplished over the years....

TCOC posts all job openings for all of our programs on the agency website as well as all local newspapers surrounding that area.

Fact Sheets & 990 Forms

Job opportunities

HISTORY

Serving the Nine Counties in Illinois

The Tri-County Opportunities Council (TCOC), Community Action Agency, was organized and incorporated in 1965 by a group of interested citizens from Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties for the purposes of investigating the frequency, location, character and cause of poverty; and coordinating efforts to prevent, alleviate and eliminate poverty through the cooperation of public agencies, private organizations, business, industry and interested individuals.


  • To strengthen and enable low-income people to become self-sufficient through the attaining of necessary skills, knowledge, motivations and opportunities.
  • To better organize a wide range of services related to the needs of low-income people in Bureau, Carroll, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Ogle, Putnam, Stark and Whiteside Counties by utilization of innovative approaches and new types of services in attacking the causes of poverty including the support of self-help groups and cooperative efforts of low-income people.
  • To encourage participation of low-income people in the planning, development and implementation of programs and projects and in the decision making processes of governmental entities affecting their lives.
  • To strenghthen the capabilities of the CAA's community for planning and coordinating federal, state, local and private assistance related to the elimination of poverty by broadening the resource base of programs to include public officials, private organizations, individuals, business and industry.
HOPE

Celebrating 50 Years of Service!

OPPORTUNITY FOR BUREAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERS!

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

Home Repair Program


Available to Bureau County Residents within a 30-minute drive to Princeton Elementary Logan Junior High School


Qualifications:

- Elderly, Low-Income, Disabled Family

- Must own home (if renting must have signed approval from landlord)

- Completion of application

- Allow 4-5 youth and 1 adult to complete the work on your home


Work to be completed the week of June 19 - June 25, 2016


Application for Home Repair must be completed and returned to:

St. Matthews Lutheran Church

Attention: Linda Berry

416 Dover Road

Princeton, IL 61356


Application deadline is 11/30/2015


For more information and an application, click on the links below:

Application

Flyer