Beginning March 4, 2022, retroactive P-EBT benefits will be added onto cards for eligible children who missed benefits during the 2020-2021 school year. This will directly impact students who filled out a free or reduced-price meal application later in the year.
Cards Are Automatically Reloaded Each child will get one card, which will be automatically reloaded with your new benefits as they become available, so don't throw your card away. If you lose your card, you can get a replacement card through the P-EBT Helpline at (877) 328-9677 (M-F 6am - 8pm).
More P-EBT funds were issued to families for the 2020-2021 school year, and more are being made available for the 2021-2022 school year.
P-EBT benefits for the current school year will start to be issued in mid to late June, 2022. If you require a replacement card you can request one through the new P-EBT Parent Portal.
This means that Stage 1 benefits for the 2020-2021 school year have begun being removed from cards. DHS will be reissuing these benefits automatically at the end of November or early in December back onto the cards. Parents do NOT need to report this issue to have the benefits reloaded onto their cards.
Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For July 2022.
FNS has approved additional issuances through May 2021, but with some modifications. For April, a SNAP household will receive an extra benefit in the amount needed to bring them up to the maximum or for 50 percent of the maximum benefit, whichever is more.
January 4, 2021 update: Congress's December COVID Relief package approved a 15% increase to SNAP benefits for all recipients for the next 6 months (until June 30, 2021)....For Oct. 1, 2021 – Aug. 31, 2022 (includes recent SNAP increases)Household SizeMaximum Benefit7$1,3168$1,504Each additional member$1886 more rows•Jul 2, 2022
You can check your EBT balance by calling 1-888-EBT-PENN or using the MyCOMPASS PA app on your smartphone. The state will send new P-EBT cards to all other families who qualify.
Pennsylvania Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients will continue to get an extra monthly emergency payment through August 2022.
Overview. Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) was a brand-new program implemented in 2020 in response to school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. P-EBT has been extended through the 2021-2022 school year, the summer of 2022, and as long as the current public health emergency continues.
The Electronic Benefits Transfer Card Or by calling the EBT Customer Service number (1-888-356-3281) on the back of your card. After you enter you sixteen (16) digit EBT card number you will hear your current food assistance or cash account balance(s). You can also check at an ATM or POS machine.