Hoeven: HHS Awards More Than $2.8 Million to Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations and Indian Affairs Committees, today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families/Office of Head Start has awarded $2,892,347 to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. The funds will be used to support Head Start programs, which work to promote the school readiness of children from low-income families.

“By investing in programs that promote school readiness for children, we’re helping to set our next generation on a path to health and success,” Hoeven said. “Today’s funding will help low-income children have access to the services they need to learn, grow and thrive.”