Congressman Fred Keller announces HHS Head Start and Early Head Start grant

July 17, 2020
Press Release
$5,551,562 awarded to Lycoming-Clinton Counties Commission for Community Action

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Lycoming-Clinton Counties Commission for Community Action, otherwise known as Success Through Engagement and Partnership (STEP), a grant that will fund social service initiatives.


A grant in the amount of $5,551,562 to STEP will go toward comprehensive child development and family support services.


On the awarding of the grant, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:


“I am thrilled to hear that STEP received this grant from HHS. STEP is an outstanding partner to our communities in Lycoming and Clinton counties and operates more than 30 programs to serve our families and their kids. STEP is one of many local organizations that has played a major role in helping our community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant will ensure they have the resources necessary to continue its outstanding service.”