The Berkshire County Headstart Receives Rescue Plan Funds
SPRINGFIELD, Mass – The Berkshire County Headstart Child Development Program received $379,291 through the American Rescue Plan.
In a press release Thursday, Congressman Richard E. Neal announced over $2.4 million for local Head Start programs. Of this, Berkshire County Head Start Child Development Program received $379,291.
"This investment will help our local Head Start programs continue preparing children in western and central Massachusetts for success, and help parents get back to work to grow our economy knowing their kids are safe and cared for,” said Congressman Neal.
Other programs also received funds.
Holyoke, Chicopee, Springfield Head Start, Inc.: $1,206,073
Community Action Pioneer Valley, Inc.: $524,067
Worcester Community Action Council, Inc.: $314,680
The funding for Head Start comes in addition to $510,544,054 Congressman Neal helped secure to assist Massachusetts reopen child care facilities.