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P-EBT Info

The Pandemic EBT Program, (P-EBT) is a one time federal COVID related program that allows school children who are enrolled and eligible for free or reduced-priced meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) at their school last year in the 2021-2022 school year.

Please note: USDA waivers were in place during SY 2021-2022 allowing all students to receive free meals. Children enrolled in school are only qualified to receive P-EBT if they were determined free or reduced eligible via a meal application or direct certification (if your child was on an DWSS, SNAP, TANF or Medicaid program in the SY 2021-2022)

This is a benefit that will be issued on an electronic benefit card for the days they did not receive meal service at their school because of a COVID related absence or COVID related school closure in the 2021-2022 school year. 

P-EBT eligibility is not determined by Douglas County School District; therefore, our School Nutrition Program office has no information on whether you qualify or not. P-EBT cards are being issued out to eligible families and those cards come from the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services.

Please click on the links below for more information, available in both English and Spanish, or contact the P-EBT Call Center @ 1-866-5NV-PEBT or 1-866-568-7328