FAQs on Pandemic-EBT for Children in Schools

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This resource is based on USDA’s guidance to states on implementing the Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) for children in school as authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and extended through September 30, 2021, or School Year 2020-2021 by the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021, and Other Extensions Act (P.L. 116-159). Some of the information is gathered from USDA’s debriefing call to partners held on November 20, 2020 and updated USDA guidelines released on January 29th, 2021.

Updated on 2/3/2021

Please refer to the US Department of Agriculture’s guidance on P-EBT and your state agency for additional information.