COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM INC OF WESTERN INDIANA
This award provides for ARRA Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with the provisions of Section 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act for the Head Start and/or Early Head Start program. Head Start promotes the school readiness of low-income children through the provision of comprehensive health, developmental and family services. The COLA funds positively affects all areas of the program. Through the increase in COLA funds, the program expects to see greater gains in staff competencies due to increased staff development trainings and opportunities. THrough this, there should also be greater gains in child and family achievement since they will be working with well-trained staff. The COLA increase will also assist in boosting staff morale and increase staff longevity with the agency.