BALDWIN — FiveCAP, Inc. announced federal award to increase center hours. The local head start program, serving Mason, Manistee, Lake and Newaygo counties, was one of 665 in the nation to receive the grant. The award was in the amount of $249,239 to extend service hours. The implementation date is September 2017.
On Jan. 3, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services, Agency of Children and Families made the announcement and stated that, “The grant is an important investment for children and families. Funds will help ensure that our communities are able to offer increased availability of full day and full year slots.”