June 19, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $7.2 Million For Head Start In North Central West Virginia

Charleston, WV – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $7,265,496 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Head Start programs through the North Central West Virginia Community Action Agency.

“As a strong supporter of Head Start programs for many years and a continuous advocate for Head Start funding through the Appropriations Committee, I am pleased to see West Virginia receive this funding to support Head Start programs in North Central West Virginia,” said Senator Manchin. “Head Start programs help our students have a strong start to their early education, no matter their circumstances. These programs are essential to nurturing future generations of West Virginians and ensuring they have a quality education, which every child deserves. I look forward to seeing our Head Start programs across the state thrive and will continue to fight for funding that supports education in West Virginia.”

“Head Start programs across West Virginia are dedicated to the children of our state and preparing them for the future. It is great to see this funding coming into North Central West Virginia in support of that mission. I have been a longtime advocate for Head Start and will continue to support their programs and the wonderful services they provide to children all across West Virginia,” said Senator Capito.