Free or reduced eligible families will receive a benefit of $5.70 for each day school was closed. That means a family currently on the free/reduced meal program will receive $5.70 for each child for every school day from March 16th through June 12th.
This benefit will be issued in the form of an EBT card by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS). It is important to note this benefit is not in lieu of meals that schools and communities are currently providing; The EBT Card will be issued in addition to those meals.
Reminder: It is important that your contact information, most importantly name, address, and phone number, are up to date in order to receive your EBT Card.
Attention: All families still have the ability to apply for free and reduced-priced meals. If you are currently laid off or your income has changed in any way, please apply using schoolcafe.com Once your application is approved, you too will receive an EBT Card in the amount of $5.70 per day from the date your application is approved through June 12th.If you have any questions, please email the Food Services Department at email@example.com