Sens. Collins and King announce nearly $3M for local head start programs

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King
Senators Susan Collins and Angus King(WABI)
Published: Dec. 8, 2022 at 12:29 PM EST
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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Nearly $3 million in funding is coming to Maine to help Androscoggin Head Start and Downeast Community Partners.

Downeast Community Partners in Ellsworth will receive more than $1.2 million for its quality of life and poverty reduction programs.

And Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care will receive more than $1.7 million for its Early Education Center.

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King say this money will help strengthen Head Start programs and promote early childhood development opportunities.