Apply for Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) by
September 18, 2020 to help make sure your child’s P-EBT card is delivered to the correct address.
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) is a newly available benefit available for children who were receiving free or reduced price lunch at school in March 2020. Children who are already receiving SNAP will automatically receive the benefit without applying. Eligible children who are not on SNAP must apply for P-EBT by September 18, 2020 to receive the benefit. A P-EBT Hotline is available for any problems with families determining eligibility at 855-501-4636. For more information, you can visit Division of Family and Children Services P-EBT page or read below.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Children who were receiving free or reduced lunch through their school system this past March (2020). (NOTE: Eligibility is based on participation during the previous school year, NOT the upcoming school year.)
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?
Apply by September 18, 2020.
WHAT INFORMATION DO YOU NEED TO APPLY?
- First and Last Name
- Student’s Georgia Testing Identification Number (GTID)
- Mailing Address
WHERE CAN I FIND MY CHILD’S GEORGIA TESTING ID (GTID)?
Student GTID may be found in the following places (it can vary school system by school system):
- Online Student-Parent Portal,
- Report cards, and
- Milestones Test
If the GTID cannot be located through the resources listed above, parents/ guardians should contact the student’s:
- School District Office, or
- Individual School
WHERE DO I APPLY?
Apply here. The P-EBT application closes September 18, 2020.
WHAT IF I HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE APPLICATION?
- P-EBT Eligibility Determination Hotline: 855-501-4636
- P-EBT General Information: 404-657-3433 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Customer Contact Center (toll-free): 877-423-4746