P-EBT Eligibility

P-EBT Eligibility


What is P-EBT?

Federal law allows States to implement a temporary program called Pandemic- Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), which provides eligible children with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) benefits. Preschool (Pre-K) through 12th grade students within eligible school buildings who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or School Breakfast Program (SBP) may be eligible for P-EBT benefits.

The program is administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Department is partnering with the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) to ensure eligible children receive this important benefit.  


What students are eligible?

All Whitehall City Schools students are eligible for P-EBT assistance for the 2021-2022 school year if they meet one of the following conditions:

1) The school has operated fully remote or closed with no instruction due to COVID-19 for at least five consecutive days between August 1st, 2021, and June 30, 2022: OR

2) The school has operated a hybrid schedule for all students for at least five consecutive days between August 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022; OR

3) The student's assigned school building provides fully in-person instruction between August 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, but has students fully remote learning by parent option due to COVID-19; OR

4) The school provides fully in-person instruction between August 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, but has studnets who have stayed home at least five consecutive days due to COVID-19 or COVID-19 quarantine.

Weekends, holidays, or school breaks are not included.

Please return all completed applications to your school office. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


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