MIL-OSI USA: Rep. Molinaro Announces Nearly $3 Million to Expand Early Childhood Education Programming in Broome & Chenango Counties

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Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19)

Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced $2,959,864 in federal funding is being delivered to Greater Opportunities for Broome and Chenango, Inc.

These funds are available through the Head Start and Early Head Start programs and administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). They will be used to support Head Start programs in Broome and Chenango counties, which provide comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to children from low-income families. In Congress, Rep. Molinaro has advocated for increased funding for Head Start.

Rep. Molinaro said, “Head Start is a crucial tool that ensures every child, regardless of family income, has a fair opportunity at success. I am proud to continue securing these funds to keep empowering children and their families.” 

Karen Randall, Director of Head Start in Chenango County said, “We are thrilled to be able to continue providing Early Head Start and Head Start services to the families residing in Chenango County. These funds allow us to offer comprehensive child and family development, health, mental health and nutrition services to over 200 families annually.”