Just over one million dollars in new federal funds is coming to Pickaway County to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs run by Community Action Organization. 

The funds were awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Head Start is a federal program that provides young children from low-income families with programming to prepare them for school. Early Head Start focuses on children ages birth to three.

These programs, including health, nutrition, and social services, are designed to ensure their healthy cognitive, social care.