The Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program is now available to all qualifying families of school-aged children and those under the age of 6 years old who receive Food Assistance (also known as SNAP) benefits. The Child Care P-EBT and Supplemental P-EBT benefits will provide additional nutritional resources to Kansas Families.
Child care P-EBT:
- Who: School-aged children who received free or reduced-price school meals during the 2022-2023 school year.
- Children who attend virtual school or are homeschooled are not eligible for Supplemental P-EBT
- Children who attended a Head Start program and are eligible for free or reduced-price school lunch, are not eligible for Supplemental P-EBT.
- Benefit amount: Each eligible child will receive a benefit of $120
- Distribution timeline: Due to complexity of gathering necessary data, benefits will be distributed in two phases:
- Phase one: Auto-issuance of benefits to families known to DCF, January 2024
- Phase two: Families may request benefit using online portal, February 2024