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Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT)

7/13/2021

Enrolled students(up to 21 years of age)in families that have:  

  • Children who are certified for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
  • Children who attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Provision 2 (P2) school that offers free meals to all students.*
  • Children born after Aug. 1, 2014, in families who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between October 2020 and June 2021.

For the 2020–2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). P-EBT benefits can be used to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Lone Star Card. For more information about eligibility, applying and getting your P-EBT benefits, visit hhs.texas.gov/pebt, or call the P-EBT Call Center at 833-442-1255, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Central time. Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Flyer