Hoeven Announces More Than $3.2 Million in Head Start Funding to Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office of Head Start, has awarded $3,256,259 to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in Belcourt. This funding was awarded under the Head Start Indian Grants Program and will be used to provide Head Start services to eligible children as they prepare for school. 

“Head Start provides vital services to young children and their families, and today’s funding will help ensure that these opportunities are made available to Turtle Mountain,” said Hoeven.