Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik today announced the St. Lawrence County Community Development Program will receive $1,804,390 through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Head Start.

“Over 1.8 million in taxpayer dollars will be returned to our district to support head start programs in St. Lawrence County,” Stefanik said. “I look forward to witnessing how this significant funding will help Head Start continue its mission of ensuring school readiness to equip our youngest students in St. Lawrence County.”

The Head Start program provides comprehensive early childhood education and development services to promote school readiness for low-income children.