What is Head Start?

Tazewell-Woodford Head Start is a federally funded program that empowers families and promotes school readiness in preschool aged children. Tazewell Woodford Head Start serves approximately 234 families in the surrounding communities. Our teachers follow a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the Head Start Framework and Illinois Learning Standards; we also work with surrounding school districts and agencies to serve individual needs. Along with educational services we provide health, nutrition, transportation, parent involvement, and family services.

Upcoming Events

Nov 04

Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 4 - November 5
Nov 11
Nov 18

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TWHS Mission Statement


TWHS Vision Statement

The vision for Tazewell-Woodford Head Start is to provide comprehensive early childhood experiences with knowledgeable, passionate staff that strengthens families; promotes child and family well-being; involves the community; and prepares children for kindergarten and life-long learning.

​​Family Center

Administrative Offices
233 Leadley Avenue
East Peoria, IL 61611
​(309) 699-6843

​​Washington Site

John L Hensey
304 E Almond
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 699-6843

​​Eureka Site

Roanoke Mennonite Church
1195 County Rd. 1600 E. Eureka
Eureka, IL 61530
(309) 699-6843

​​Creve Coeur Site

LaSalle Elementary School
300 Highland Ave.
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
(309) 347-1971

​​Pekin Site

Preschool Family Education Center
1000 Koch St.
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 347-1971

​​Robein Site

Robein Elementary School
200 Campus Ave
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-6843

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