January 22, 2018

Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $1 Million for Head Start Programs

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $1,074,964 in funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to support Head Start services in Pendleton, Grant, Hardy and Hampshire counties.

“Head Start programs are an important part of our educational landscape in West Virginia,” Senator Manchin said. “I’m excited to see this funding head to Pendleton, Grant, Hardy and Hampshire counties because it will ensure young children are forming a strong educational foundation for their future.”

“A strong education is the basis for a bright future,” Senator Capito said. “I am glad this funding is coming to West Virginia to help engage our children in the lifelong pursuit of learning.”

Individual award details:

  • $1,074,964 – Eastern Allegheny Council for Human Services Head Start

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