Upbring Early Head Start Services to Continue in Bexar County
Austin, TX – June 17, 2020 – Upbring, a Texas-based nonprofit, has been awarded a grant through The Office of Head Start, through the Designation Renewal System (DRS), to provide Early Head Start services within Bexar county effective July 1, 2020.
Upbring, which has served Bexar county since 2001 through its Foster In Texas program has been providing Head Start services in Texas since 2015. Through this grant, the nonprofit will offer an Early Head Start program to 88 children in Bexar County.
“Upbring will work with the prior provider to ensure a seamless transition and continuity of services,” said Dr. Andrew Benscoter, Chief Education and Growth Officer at Upbring. “We’re excited to partner with the local community agencies in order to provide our students and parents with a high quality education and resources,” Benscoter said.
Within the next few weeks, Upbring will notify all current Early Head Start families that have received past services from the former grant recipient regarding next steps in this transition. For more information about Upbring Head Start Preschool, please visit https://www.upbring.org/programs-and-services/education/head-start/
Upbring is a leading Texas-based, faith-inspired nonprofit organization working to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Upbring partners with federal, state and local government agencies, community groups, small businesses, large corporations and dedicated individuals to deliver services that produce measurable progress toward five key markers of every child’s wellbeing: safety, life skills, education, health and vocation. Upbring benefits nearly 30,000 families each year with its life-changing programs—including foster care, adoption, education, children’s centers and community services. While Upbring has evolved over more than 137 years of service, our organization remains firmly focused on delivering innovative programs and services that address the root causes of child abuse and neglect. For more information, please visit upbring.org.