Hoeven Announces $2.4 Million in HHS Funds for Head Start, Diabetes Programs in North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded two grants totaling $2.4 million for Head Start and diabetes programs in North Dakota. The details of the awards are as follows:

  • Southeastern North Dakota Community Action Agency – $1,528,800 to support the agency’s Head Start services for children from birth to five years of age.
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians – $873,796 from HHS’ Special Diabetes Programs for Indians to support the tribe’s diabetes treatment and prevention programs.                                            

“Through education, prevention and treatment, today’s awards support the ongoing work to ensure the health and well-being of families across the state,” Hoeven said.