Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Program

  • Food benefit payments available to qualifying families

    Families with students between the ages of 5 and 18 who currently receive SNAP of MFIP benefits, or who qualify for free or reduced lunch, are eligible for additional benefits under a new federal initiative.  Learn more about P-EBT at mn.gov/dhs/p-ebt/ or call the P-EBT Hotline at 651-431-4608 or 1-833-454-0153.  You can submit questions to the hotline through the P-EBT Help Form.

     

     



Who to Contact Regarding P-EBT

  • Answers to common questions can be found on the Minnesota Department of Human Services P-EBT website at mn.gov/dhs/p-ebt

    Due to the high number of P-EBT cards being processed, delivery may be delayed. Families with multiple students may receive their cards at different times.  

    Contact the Minnesota P-EBT hotline at 651-431-4608 for questions regarding:

    • Changing the mailing address for where cards should be sent
    • Card status
    • To report a lost or stolen card

    Contact SPPS Nutrition Services at 651-603-4950 or ns@spps.org for questions regarding:

    • Free or reduced eligibility status or free/reduced application questions
    • To confirm family information was submitted for benefits
    • To confirm contact information including mailing address for cards
    • To change parent/guardian contact name
    • To opt out of benefits

    For any other questions, contact Nutrition Services at 651-603-4950 or ns@spps.org. Please do not call your student’s school for P-EBT assistance.