March 10, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.1 Million For West Virginia Head Start Program

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,193,188 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the Eastern Alleghany Council For Human Services for Head Start programs in West Virginia.

“Every child in West Virginia deserves access to a quality education, regardless of their background. Head Start programs provide our youngest West Virginians with the foundations and skills they need to succeed throughout their education, and I am pleased HHS is investing in the Eastern Alleghany Council For Human Services to support their Head Start programs. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue advocating for funding to ensure every child in West Virginia has the educational opportunities they deserve,” said Senator Manchin. 

“Children in West Virginia deserve access to resources that will strengthen their development and help advance their education. Our students are the future of our state, which is why we need to do all we can to provide them with the tools they need to be successful,” Senator Capito said. “Today’s announcement is welcome news, and will go a long way in supporting the next generation of West Virginians.”