Get Help Buying Food

Pandemic EBT Get help buying food while schools are closed Because schools are closed due to COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to their pick up meals from school. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT. P-EBT benefits coming soon in May 2020 Where can families apply? How will families get their P-EBT benefits? Families should look out for a message Most families with children who applied from their school district or local for CalFresh or Medi-Cal benefits do not community-based organization about how need to apply. They will get their P-EBT to apply in mid to late May. card in the mail during the month of May. P-EBT cards will begin arriving around Use it like a debit card. May 12, 2020 through May 22, 2020. Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food Families with children who are eligible for and groceries. If you already have this free and reduced-price meals and who do card, you do not need to apply online. not get their P-EBT card in the mail by May 22, 2020 must apply online before June 30, 2020. CALIFORNIA P-EBT *Students can still pick up to-go meals if 0000 0000 0000 0000 they have P-EBT benefits. Cardholder Name P-EBT is a program by CDSS and CDE, funded by the USDA, an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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