In 1965 Heartland Head Start began supporting 60 children in McLean County. Over the course of 50 years, we've been consistent in fulfilling our mission and vision and have grown to serve 309 children and families in McLean and Livingston Counties.
*Please note, if you have a current child in our program, or a child who has attended Head Start in the past, you do NOT need to fill out this online application. Contact our office at 309-662-4880 to apply your child. Spanish and French Interpreters available upon request to help in the enrollment process.English Online Application Aplicación en Español!
For more information, please click on our press release announcing our new Executive Director. Please give a warm welcome to Kalessa Williams-Edgerson M.Ed. as she joins our team and starts this new journey with Heartland Head Start!
Each and every day at Heartland Head Start, we see success and progress out of all of our children. It is always our goal to make a meaningful impact on everyone we serve, educationally and personally. At the end of each day, we want each child to be fulfilled to conquer anything. For more inspirational stories, click on one of the puzzle pieces in the image to the left.
"No one can do everything, but everyone can do something." Being a Heartland Head Start Volunteer is like no other experience you will ever have. Each week, we have numerous opportunities for you to engage with the children or help us out in other ways. Not only can you practice your engagement skills, you can make an impact on our families lives every day!Volunteer Now!