Invitation to Bid

Notice is hereby given, that Tri-County Opportunities Council, P.O. Box 610, Rock Falls, IL 61071, is accepting bids for the purchase of two (2), 2019-2020 SUVs.

Minimum Specifications:
Tri-County Opportunities Council is accepting bids for two (2), 2019-2020 SUVs; which must include a third row, navigation system, and back-up camera. Quotation price firm for thirty (30) days.

Bids will be accepted until the close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Friday, September 20, 2019.

Tri-County Opportunities Council welcomes all bids from minority, protected class and special service groups. Tri-County Opportunities Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive any informalities in the bidding process and accept the bid which is in the best interest of the agency.

Contact Neddie Watts, Community Services Director, at 815/625-7830, ext.19 or via email at with questions or need for additional information.

Check out the Head Start/Early Head Start's Health Website at

The TCOC Health Website offers specific health requirements for each of our programs: Head Start, Early Head Start, and our Pregnant Women's program, specific health requirements, printable forms, and much more.

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


Community Action Agency

Building Opportunities to Transform Communities


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


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.

Congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship Winners!

T.C.O.C. handed out 12 scholarships this year to individuals pursuing a college education. Thank you to those who traveled to be recognized at our Board Meeting on June 30, 2019 in Mendota. Best of luck to all of our winners in all of your educational goals!

To view the agency's

community action plan,

click below:

Community Action Plan 2020

current news AND INFORMATION


Tri-County Opportunities Council will investigate the impact of poverty throughout our nine county service area and will work, in partnership with individuals, families and communities to provide opportunities that supports movement towards stability and self-sufficiency.