CDI Serving Vermilion, Iroquois & Ford Counties, Illinois Head Start/Early Head Start is now enrolling children ages 6 weeks to 4 years old. Head Start provides family-centered services for low-income families. The program promotes physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of toddlers through safe and developmentally enriching caregiving. This prepares these children for continued growth and development and eventual success in school and life. Children with disabilities are welcome, and services are offered to meet their special needs. For more information call 217-848-0871.
Thursday 8-4pm and Friday 8-4pm
Free developmental screening is being offered to families with children three (3) to five (5) in Iroquois County. Children three to five years of age will receive screening for vision, hearing, speech and overall preschool skills. Free preschool classes are available to children who qualify. Children attending spring screenings will be given the first opportunity for PREP preschool. Appointments are necessary to make sure all students move through the screening in a timely manner.
First Presbyterian Church annual Rummage Sale will be held Friday, April 23rd from noon-6pm and Saturday, April 24th from 8am-noon. Saturday from 10am-noon there will be a $2 Bag Sale! The church is located at 215 E Cherry St in Watseka.
Easterseals Jumpstart in collaboration with Iroquois Special Educaiton Association will be offering free develpmental screenings for any child in Irouqois County ages birth to 3 years of age. If you are interested in checking where your child is developmentally, these screenings are a great place to start. Easterseals Jumpstart is a home visiting support program that can help you learn about your child's develpment through activities in your home, and group activities both virtual and in-person in the communilty.
Raub United Methodist Church will be hosting a chicken dinner on May 2, 2021, from 11a - 1 pm at the Kentland Community Center. Dine-in or Carry-out. Adults $10 / 5-12 yrs $5 / Under 5 free. There will also be a cruise from 11a - 1pm.