• Deadline to Apply

    The application for P-EBT will open June 2, 2021. The deadline to apply is Aug. 13, 2021 

    Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Due to COVID-19

    Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) is for families with children (up to age 21) who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals at school during COVID-19 pandemic.

    To be eligible for P-EBT the following criteria must be met:
    • Up to 21 years old and certified for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) at a school in Texas during the 2020-2021 school year
    • Up to 21 years old and attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Provision 2 (P2) school that offers free meals to all students.
    • Born after August 1, 2014, in families who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between October 2020 and June 2021.

    For more information, visit hhs.texas.gov/pebt or call the P-EBT Call Center at 833-442-1255