The Office of Head Start announced today that 15 organizations in five communities have entered negotiations for funding in the Birth-to-Five pilot to provide Head Start and Early Head Start services.
The preliminary winners and proposed funding levels in each community are:
Baltimore – $29 million
- Associated Catholic Charities
- Maryland Family Network
- Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City
- St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, Inc.
- YMCA of Central Maryland
Detroit – $48 million
- Matrix Human Services
- Metropolitan Children & Youth
- New St. Paul Tabernacle
- Starfish Family Services
Jersey City – $8 million
Sunflower County – $4 million
Washington, D.C. – $17 million
- Bright Beginnings, Inc.
- District of Columbia Public Schools
- Rosemount Center
- United Planning Organization
You’ll recall that this pilot program was announced last year and encouraged agencies to propose a comprehensive program serving pregnant women, infants, toddlers and preschoolers in their communities – a birth to five program.
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