DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 21 - Texas Health and Human Services Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Information

July 29, 2020

Update 7/29/2020: 
The deadline to apply for P-EBT benefits has been extended to August 21, 2020. 

Please see the following flyers for more information.
P-EBT August Extension (English)
P-EBT August Extension (Spanish)


Update 7/7/2020: 
The deadline to apply for P-EBT benefits has been extended to July 31, 2020. 


Update 6/8/2020: 
The application for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) is now available through the link below. Applications are due by June 30, 2020. 

Your Texas Benefits P-EBT Application


Originally Posted 5/22/2020:

Due to school closures from COVID-19, Texas officials received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide pandemic food benefits to families that have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals. 

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) provides eligible families with a one-time payment for each child who previously received free or reduced-price meals. P-EBT will be administered by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Department of Agriculture, and the Texas Education Agency. To learn about eligibility and how to apply, click the links below: 

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Due to COVID-19 | Texas Health and Human Services

How to Apply for P-EBT

P-EBT Flyer

Letter to Families