Hoeven: HHS Awards More Than $3 Million to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families/Office of Head Start has awarded $3,290,245 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The funds will be used to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs, which work to promote the school readiness of children from low-income families.

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