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State Issuing Food Assistance Payments For Children


Last updated 8/9/2021 at 2:07pm

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has begun issuing $413 million in food assistance payments to an estimated 1.1 million eligible children through the Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer food assistance program. Children who are eligible for the summer receive a one-time payment of $375 on their family’s P-EBT card.

The P-EBT program provides food assistance benefits on an EBT card to North Carolina families whose children are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals at school. North Carolina was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Agricultu...

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