Head Start gets state grant

NEW BEDFORD — People Acting in Community Endeavors Inc. will receive a Head Start State Supplemental Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) for Fiscal Year 2018, Rep. Antonio Cabral announced. Cabral said in a news release that PACE is set to receive $211,700 to support its Head Start program and respective workforce development initiatives. PACE Head Start provides families with a wide range of services including early childhood education, family support and engagement opportunities, and health services.

“This EEC grant will directly improve the PACE Head Start program, ultimately benefiting the many families served throughout the Greater New Bedford area,” said Cabral in a statement. “Investments in staff are critical to delivering high-quality educational services.”

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