WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced $9,442,626 million in federal grant funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Head Start programs throughout Virginia.
“We are thrilled to announce funding through Head Start to ensure young children in Virginia have the resources they need,” the Senators said. “We strongly believe in efforts to support early childhood development that can promote kids’ readiness for school and beyond.”
The following localities and organizations will receive funding:
- Child Development Resources Inc. in Williamsburg will receive $1,558,265.
- Fauquier Community Action Committee Inc. in Warrenton will receive $1,152,617.
- Northern Virginia Family Service in Oakton will receive $5,324,853.
- Prince William County Public Schools will receive $1,406,891.
As Governors and Senators, Warner and Kaine have advocated for investments in early childhood education. Head Start programs promote school readiness for children under 5 years old from low-income families through health, education, and social services.