Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $1.6 Million for Portage County Head Start

Aug 15, 2017 Issues: Education, Helping Working Families

Warren, OH – Congressman Tim Ryan announced $1,609,045.00 to be awarded to the Portage Private Industry Council, Inc. for their Head Start programs.

“This grant from the Department of Health and Human Services is welcomed news for Portage County. This critical investment will bring real and lasting good to our community,” said Congressman Ryan. “Head Start has always provided necessary social services – including nutrition and wellness programs for low-income children. These funds will continue vital services that enhance their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs are crucial to our nation and community’s most vulnerable children and I am happy that this grant is going to such a good cause.”

This grant is part of the Department of Health and Human Services Head Start Projects, with the grant period ending on June 30, 2020. This is continued funding.