CAPCIL corporate office: 217-732-2159

Jenifer Deweese

Head Start Director

​​Corporate HQ 1800 5th Street * Lincoln, IL * 62656    Phone: 217-732-2159 or 217-732-4038                Web:

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It is the mission of CAPCIL, in partnership with communities in our service area, to empower persons with low income and the aged by creating and implementing poverty-fighting initiatives for those in crisis and those that endeavor a life of lasting independence.


Interested in Head Start?

Fill out the form below and we will contact you to set up an enrollment meeting. To enroll your child you will need a completed application, certified birth certificate, medical card, and 12 months proof of income.

Your donation to the Head Start Program helps continue the commitment to educating our children, families and communities. All donations to Head Start/CAPCIL are tax-deductible.

Menard County Early Head Start

​216 E Sangamon

Petersburg, IL  62675

Office: (217) 501-8061 Cell: 217-652-3452

Email EHS Family Educator: Stephanie Henderson

Walk-In office hours: Tuesdays from 1-3

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Piatt County Head Start

315 Main Street

Cisco, IL  61830

(217)  669-2303

Email Manager on Point: Bridget Milik

Click HERE for school closings.

DeWitt County Head Start

​45 Cedar Square

Clinton, IL  61727

(217) 935-4429

Email Manger on Point: Bridget Milik

Click HERE for school closings.

Mason County Head Start

Mason 1

301 South Dale Drive

Havana, IL 62644

(309) 543-6988

Email Manager on Point: Ginger Herman

Mason 2

Located in the Midwest Central Elementary School Building

450 Southmoor Ave.

Manito, IL 62546​


Email Manager on Point: Ginger Herman

Click HERE for school closings.

Fulton County Head Start

Fulton 1 & 2

1055 West Locust Street

Canton, IL 61520

(309) 649-1549

Email Manager on Point:

Fulton 4

(Located in Lewistown Central & Elementary School)

15501 E Ave L

Lewistown, IL 61542

(309) 267-2422

Email Manager on Point:

Click HERE for school closings.

Logan County - Head Starts

Logan 1 & 3

2018 North Kickapoo Street

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 732-3448

Early Head Start Center Base: (217)-737-5012

Email Manager on Point: Marcia Hieronymus

Logan 2

200 Centennial Courts

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 735-2398

Email Manager on Point: Marcia Hieronymus​Click HERE for school closings.

Every Head Start family receives:

  • First-class early childhood programming for children birth to 5 years
  • Supportive services for each family that helps create stability by teaching financial literacy and family well being.
  • Ongoing guidance and support needed to create and maintain healthy parent/child relationships
  • Training that helps families create and keep lifelong learning habits
  • Engaging parents in the learning process in class and at home

It is the mission of the Head Start Program in partnership with our communities to provide positive educational experiences to low income families and their children younger than age five to develop life long learners and to ensure families are ready to enter Kindergarten successfully. 

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