How to apply for a one-time food award





8-15-2020



Daphne shares tips how Texans can apply for a one- time award for food. The Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer deadline has been extended until August 21.





Your family may be eligible for a one-time award for food. The Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer deadline has been extended until August 21st!


P-EBT is for families who meet at least one of these criteria.

  • • Children up to 21 years old who are certified for free or reduced-price meals though the National School Lunch Program at a school in Texas during the 2019-20 school year.
  • • Children who attend a school that offers free meals to all students (Community Eligibility Provision or Provision 2).
  • • Children ages 5-16 who received SNAP food benefits for March 2020.

  • Immigration status does not matter when applying for P-EBT. The public charge rule does not apply to P-EBT benefits.

To apply, or to ask questions, call 833-613-6220 or visit hhs.Texas.gov/PEBT