Check out the Head Start/Early Head Start's new Health Website at
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http://tcocheadstarthealt.wixsite.com/tcoc 

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.




MISSION STATEMENT

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.  


COMED HARDSHIP PROGRAM

ComEd is offering a Hardship Program available to any active ComEd residential customers with household incomes up to 250% of the poverty level (example, $61,500 for a family of four), and proof of a hardship; medical hardship, military hardship, senior hardship, disability hardship, loss of employment or unexpected loss of income, low/no income, family crisis, property damage, victimized by criminal activity, subsidized housing, and transitional situations such as dealing with homelessness, rehabilitation, addiction, or re-establishing services post-prison leaving.

 If you know anyone who has ComEd and seeking assistance, please have them contact Tri-County Opportunities Council to apply.

current news AND INFORMATION

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

TRI-COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL

Community Action Agency

 

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.