Deadline Extended to August 21

Pandemic EBT Program

Deadline Extended! Apply for Food Assistance by August 21

On May 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to access more than $1 billion in food benefits via the federal Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program (P-EBT). P-EBT is designed to replace the value of free and reduced-priced meals children missed when schools were closed due to COVID-19.

The deadline to apply for P-EBT is Friday, August 21, 2020.