Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $1.4 Million Awarded to Portage Head Start

Apr 25, 2014 Issues: Education

Warren, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan announces $1,418,229.00 to be awarded to Portage Private Industry Council, Inc. in Ravenna, Ohio.

“I couldn’t be more pleased that these funds will be going to those children most in need in Portage County,” said Congressman Ryan. “The Head Start program provides crucial social services that our children rely on, including nutrition and wellness programs for low-income children. These funds will continue essential services that enhance cognitive, social and emotional development for Portage County children. Head Start programs are vital to our community and nation’s most vulnerable children and I am happy that these funds going to such a worthy cause.”

This grant is part of the Head Start: Full Year Part Day Handicapped Training and Technical Assistance program though the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These funds are to fund the program from February 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015.