Search Site

This search form uses an instant search feature. As you type, search results will appear automatically below the search field. When you've entered you desired search terms use tab to navigate through the available results and hit enter to open the selected page or document.
Pandemic EBT (English)
Pandemic EBT (English)
North County Consortium
Monday, May 18, 2020

Get help buying food while schools are closed. 

COVID-19 Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits will be available soon. P-EBT is a disaster emergency benefit based on free and reduced fee school meals eligibility. While schools are closed due to #COVID19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to community ‘to-go” meals. Pandemic EBT is offered by the State of Ca (not Windsor Unified), but if you do not already qualify for free or reduced-price meals for the 19/20 school year and believe that you now will qualify, you must submit a free or reduced application to Windsor Unified. *Info about that was sent in a prior email.                                         Learn more about these P-EBT food benefits: https://ca.p-ebt.org/info 

Is my family still eligible to participate in school meal programs through COVID-19 emergency feeding if we receive P-EBT?

YES! P-EBT benefits are additional benefits that do not replace any child nutrition program meals being offered. Children may continue to receive “grab n go” meals or emergency food at COVID-19 emergency feeding sites offered by schools and community locations, even if they are receiving P-EBT benefits.

Who is eligible for P-EBT benefits? Children are eligible for P-EBT benefits if: ● their school is closed due to coronavirus (COVID 19); and ● they are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals

How do I get P-EBT benefits? Most families with children who receive CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits do not need to apply. They will automatically get their P-EBT card in the mail between May 7- 22, 2020.

Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals and who do NOT get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits must applyonline starting May 22, 2020 and before June 30, 2020  https://ca.p-ebt.org 

Please see the attached Pandemic EBT Flyers:

https://www.schoolnutritionandfitness.com/district/windsorusdfoodandnutrition/files/P_EBT_Flyer_Spanish.pdf

https://www.schoolnutritionandfitness.com/district/windsorusdfoodandnutrition/files/P-EBT%20Flyer.pdf