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Congressman Tony Gonzales Announces $2 Million HHS Grant For Del Rio Head Start Program

July 16, 2021

DEL RIO, TX – Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) announced a $2,527,857 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Head Start Program in Del Rio. In May, Congressman Gonzales visited the Head Start in Del Rio to see firsthand the benefits of the program. Congressman Gonzales previously served as the Community Representative for the City of San Antonio Head Start Policy Council from 2018 – 2019.

See more photos of his visit here.

Head Start - Del Rio

“This funding for the Head Start program in Del Rio will provide crucial help and benefits students and families across our district,” said Congressman Gonzales. “I am thrilled to see such a significant investment from HHS to Del Rio. As a former member of the San Antonio Head Start Policy Council, I understand how vital the Head Start programs are to ensuring our kids have access to the best resources available to them.”