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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.

Serving the Nine Counties in Illinois

HISTORY

Job opportunities

Fact Sheets & 990 Forms

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

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....

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....

current news AND INFORMATION

TRI-COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL

Community Action Agency

 

 Serving the 9 Counties of Bureau, Carroll, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Ogle, Putnam, Stark, and Whiteside Illinois
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‚ÄčTri-County Opportunities Council is Celebrating 50 Years of Service in 2015! 


Stay tuned for more information on our Community Open House that is scheduled in June.

***THE LIHEAP PROGRAM IS DONE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO ALL CLIENTS AS OF APRIL 1 AT 4:30 DUE TO NO MORE FUNDING.***


 

Tri-County Opportunities Council