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TEA Releases P-EBT Guidelines

P-EBT benefits are in place to support eligible families who may have lost access to free or reduced-price meals due to school closures.

Families must apply to receive P-EBT benefits.

To apply, click here. The application expires August 21, 2020.

P-EBT is for families who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Children up to 21 years old who are certified for free or reduced-price meals at school in Texas during the 2019-20 school year.
  • Children 5-18 years old who received SNAP food benefits for the month of March 2020.
  • Children who attend a school that offers free meals to all students.

Who needs to complete an online application?

  • Families that did NOT receive SNAP benefits for the month of March 2020 AND have children who are certified for free or reduced-price meals or who attend a school that offers free meals to all students.
  • Families that received SNAP benefits for the month of March 2020, with children under 5 and/or between the ages of 19 and 21 as of March 17, 2020.

Who does not need to submit an application?

  • Families that received SNAP benefits for the month of March 2020 who have children ages 5-18 as of March 17, 2020. Benefits will be loaded onto your existing SNAP card by May 22. No action is needed. 

For more information, visit the TEA website or reach the call center at 833-613-6220.

LISD SUMMER MEALS

Free meals will continue to be offered at several meal sites around the district throughout the summer. Visit LISD.net/meals for details and updates.

COUNSELING & SOCIAL WORK

An extensive list of resources including medical, mental health, support groups and community meal resources will continue to be updated throughout the summer at LISD.net/resources. If you have any questions, please reach out to our counseling department at gc@lisd.net.