PEBT Guidance from OSPI
What is P-EBT, or Pandemic EBT Emergency School Meals Program? Because of COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. P-EBT is a new and temporary food benefit to help families buy groceries because schools were closed.
For more information: k12.wa.us/PEBT or if you have questions about your P-EBT benefits visit: washingtonconnection.org You may also call 877-501-2233 to speak to a Department of Social and Health Services representative.
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT): Emergency School Meals Program
Get help buying groceries while schools are closed.
Applications are due by September 11th.
Review the step-by-step guide that explains how to apply.
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