Cute pupils running down the hall at the elementary school

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Mark C. Montigny (D-New Bedford) has been notified by the Department of Early Education and Care that People Acting in CommunitY Endeavors, Inc. (P.A.C.E.) has been awarded $211,700 in state grant funds to support its Head Start program.

Funding from the Massachusetts Head Start State Supplemental Grant program supports quality enhancements in Head Start programs throughout the Commonwealth. PACE Head Start in New Bedford provides programming to local children to enhance nutrition, family support services, and early education.

“PACE provides an immeasurable service to our community, and this latest round of funding will enable them to carry out the vital work they perform each and every day. We cannot thank them enough,” said Senator Montigny.

PACE Head Start is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs and has been recognized by the Administration for Children and Families as a “Program of Excellence.”

--Senator Montigny's Office

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