Sen Joe Manchin

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,881,164 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start programs throughout Central West Virginia and Greenbrier County.

“I firmly believe that every child in West Virginia deserves access to a quality education no matter their background or location. That’s why I am proud to fight for Head Start funding for West Virginia. Head Start programs help young West Virginians get the most out of their education and helps prepare them to enter the workforce with the skills and knowledge they need. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to fight for West Virginia Head Start programs to ensure every West Virginia receives a head start,” said Senator Manchin.

“Head Start programs help ensure young West Virginians have a strong foundation to begin grade school. Our students today are the future of our state, and they deserve every available resource to ensure their success. I’m proud to see this funding come to our state and will continue to advocate for educational programs like Head Start,” said Senator Capito.

Individual awards listed below:

  • $2,786,547- Central West Virginia Community Action Association Inc. (Head Start Program)
  • $1,094,617- Greenbrier County Board of Education (Head Start Program)