CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, announced on June 2, 2023, $1,603,306 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support Head Start Projects and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services in West Virginia.
“I am happy to see HHS delivering funding to West Virginia for Head Start Programs and those struggling with substance abuse and mental illness. By supporting programs like Head Start, we provide children the tools they need to be successful in the classroom and beyond. Additionally, helping those struggling with substance abuse and serious mental illness is important in maintaining healthy communities. As the top Republican on the Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee, I will continue advocating for funding like this that helps put West Virginians on a pathway to success,” Ranking Member Capito said.
Individual awards listed below:
- $1,058,306 — Head Start funding for Nicholas Community Action Partnership (Summersville, W.Va.)
- $545,000 — Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services funding for Westbrook Health Services, Inc. (Parkersburg, W.Va.)
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