California families eligible for free or reduced school meals can apply for P-EBT card with up to $365 per child

California families eligible for free or reduced school meals can apply for P-EBT card with up to $365 per child

May 23, 2020

 

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in California buy food when schools are closed because of the coronavirus emergency.

 

Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries.

 

Families with children who get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits do not need to apply. Most will get their P-EBT card in the mail during the month of May. P-EBT cards will begin arriving around May 12, 2020.

 

Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals and who do not get their P-EBT card in the mail by about May 22, 2020 must apply online before June 30, 2020. The online application will be available beginning May 22, 2020 at ca.p-ebt.org.

 

Haven’t received your P-EBT card in the mail yet? If you are a family with children eligible for free or reduced-priced school meals you may receive up to $365 in food benefits. Apply today at ca.p-ebt.org BEFORE June 30, 2020.

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