The Last Day of BUSD Meal Distribution was MAY 20th
PANDEMIC EBT Is Available
Get help buying food while schools are closed.
Families with children who already receive CalFresh, CalWorks or certain Medi-Cal benefits do not need to apply.
They will get their P-EBT card in the mail during the month of May. P-EBT cards will begin arriving around May 7, 2020 through May 22, 2020.
Families with children who are currently eligible for free and reduced-price meals, and do not receive their P-EBT card in the mail by May 22, 2020,
Must apply online between May 22nd and June 30th
The P-EBT program is administered through California Department of Social Services. If you have any questions please contact CDSS directly.
Beginning May 22nd you can apply online by visiting: www.CA.P-EBT.org
IMPORTANT PLEASE READ:
School districts are not handling the applications or distributing the cards.
Families who need to apply for P-EBT benefits need to fill out the state application and provide their current information.
The amount being given is a one time flat rate of $365 per child and not a monthly rate.
This amount is in addition to the EBT benefits families are currently receiving.
Families either have to already be receiving county benefits, and are Directly Certified, or qualify for the free and reduced meal program by the online or paper application they submitted.
Direct Cert families should have automatically received their cards. Direct Cert the County sends it to the address they have on file. If your address has changed, you will need to contact your social worker to update those records.
Other families need to fill out the online application between May 22nd and June 30th.