We are pleased to inform you that the West New York Board of Education will be participating in the National School Lunch Program to provide meals for all students during the 2022-2023 academic year.
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program
PANDEMIC ELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER (P-EBT)
Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) is a program to help you purchase food for your child(ren) who were eligible for free or reduced price school meals at a school that participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or School Breakfast Program (SBP). Summer P-EBT extends benefits during the summer months following a school year during which there was a COVID-19 public health emergency.
New Jersey received P-EBT approval for children under the age 6 enrolled in SNAP between September 2021 – June 2022 and for summer 2022. In addition, summer 2022 P-EBT has been approved for students in grades K-12 in the 2021 – 2022 school year who were eligible for the National School Lunch Program.
P-EBT for September 2021 – June 2022 for children under the age of 6 in SNAP households was added to the Families First card from July 30, 2022 through August 12, 2022. A benefit of $42.02 per eligible child was added for each eligible month.
Summer P-EBT benefits for children under the age of 6 and for school-age students are expected to be issued in September and continuing into October.
Visit the NJSNAP.gov and click on “Learn More” on the P-EBT Food Assistance for Children slide for additional information and frequently asked questions.