Moultrie County Beacon Inc


Providing day program, residential and home based support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities, community-based mental health services to individuals with mental illness and enrichment programs for preschool aged children.
 
HAPPY
HALLOWEEN
2016
Bright Start had a Halloween Party on October 27th with trick or treating to the Beacon!

BRIGHT START


Bright Start is a prevention program which provides services and supports to children from birth to 36 months to ensure their success in school and later in life.

This is an evidence-besed model endorsed by the Illinois State Board of Education.  Bright Start follows the BABY TALK model.  Our model employs a relationship-based approach to its work of coming alongside families in support of healthy parent-child development in the early years.

HOME VISITS
The Bright Start Coordinator will help you learn fun activities and play exercises to promote your child's learning.  It is also a time to share experience and concerns.

SERVICE FACILITATION
The Bright Start Coordinator will help coordinate appointments and services.  This includes referrals for needed medical support, transition into pre-school programs, counseling and other social service.

NUTRITION AND NURSING
Available upon request and needs, information is available regarding dietary needs, recommended daily allowances and assistance with food and medical allergies.  Parents can attend training on health topics provided by an RN.

LENDING LIBRARY
Resource and reference materials are available for parents and children to share. 

PLAY GROUPS
These are conducted weekly for Bright Start children to provide opportunities for social interactions, group play, and field trips in the community.

PARENT MEETINGS
Monthly meetings bring parents together who are going through similar struggles.  Parents may choose the topics and location for their meetings  Child care provide by staff.





For more information or referrals contact

AMY ELLER
BRIGHT START COORDINATOR

(217) 728-7396
Email - aeller@mcbeacon.org

BRIGHT START PLAY GROUP 
SUMMER FUN!!