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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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CARTWRIGHT ANNOUNCES OVER $9 MILLION IN HHS FUNDS FOR LUZERNE COUNTY HEAD START

Jan 8, 2019
Press Release

Luzerne, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Luzerne County Head Start received $9,136,837 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. These funds are used for the continuation of high quality, comprehensive, early childhood education.

Luzerne County Head Start offers Pre-K, Early Head Start, and Head Start programs for children in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. These comprehensive programs provide social, nutritional, and educational services to children and families in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

“This grant is an investment in our children – the future of our country. Early childhood learning is vital to strengthening our economy and our country,” said Rep. Cartwright, a member of the Appropriations Committee. “I applaud Luzerne County Head Start on receiving this award and their dedication to enhancing the quality of life for children and families in Northeastern Pennsylvania.”