P-EBT Phase 2: Online Application Now Open
The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division is excited to announce that phase two of the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) process in California begins today, May 22, 2020. Families with children who are eligible for Free or Reduced-Price meals that have not yet received a P-EBT card in the mail, can now apply for P-EBT benefits online on the Apply for P-EBT web page .
The CDE and CDSS will host a P-EBT Phase Two Education Partners webinar on Wednesday, May 27 from 10 – 11am. During the webinar, we will walk through the online application, review the phase two outreach toolkit, and answer questions from attendees. Register for the P-EBT Phase Two Education Partners webinar .
The phase two outreach toolkit is available now on the CDSS P-EBT web page . Phase two flyers are available in English now, with Spanish and Chinese versions coming soon.
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions related to P-EBT, please visit the CDE Pandemic EBT Frequently Asked Questions web page.
For more information about P-EBT, you may visit the CDSS P-EBT web page .
Families that require assistance with their P-EBT card can call the P-EBT Customer Service Center at 877-328-9677.
For updated information about COVID-19 emergency feeding, please visit the CDE COVID-19 School and Child and Adult Day Care Meals web page. This page is updated each Friday with new information.