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P-EBT Card Activation Update

(Jackson, Miss.) – Families across Mississippi have begun to receive P-EBT cards for their eligible children.   The Mississippi Department of Human Services is reminding parents of the process to activate their child’s card.   To activate the P-EBT card for each child, please call 1-866-512-5087. This phone number is printed on the back of [...]

P-EBT Card Activation Update 2021-10-04T20:37:01+00:00

340,000 Mississippi Children to Benefit from P-EBT

(Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Department of Human Services will be releasing approximately $246 million in P-EBT benefits to Mississippi children by late October 2021, through two lump-sum payments: first for Summer 2021 and second for the 2020-21 school year. Summer P-EBT is designed to meet the nutrition needs of children throughout the summer [...]

340,000 Mississippi Children to Benefit from P-EBT 2021-10-04T17:41:39+00:00

P-EBT Schools

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) School year 2020-21 List of Schools for P-EBT Please scroll to find your child's school and slide left and right to see each month's amount.

P-EBT Schools 2021-10-15T17:01:25+00:00

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT)

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) School year 2020-21 Why isn't my child's card working? Children who have an apostrophe in their name had their card deactivated by mistake on 10/25. New cards with all remaining benefits on them have already been mailed to these children. Some ineligible students mistakenly received [...]

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) 2021-10-26T15:08:01+00:00

Frozen Cards

Parents of children in the following districts We have been alerted by MDE that due to a data submission error, students who were not eligible to receive free or reduced lunch through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) during the 2020-21 school year were mailed a P-EBT card in error in the school districts listed below.  [...]

Frozen Cards 2021-10-15T16:25:55+00:00

USDA approves Mississippi to receive a second round of Pandemic-EBT benefits

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), which provides assistance to families of children eligible for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) whose school’s predominant learning mode was [...]

USDA approves Mississippi to receive a second round of Pandemic-EBT benefits 2021-06-21T14:49:22+00:00

PEBT Most Frequently Asked Questions

To find updated information for P-EBT for School Year 2020-21 please click here. Eligibility for PEBT was determined by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). Student demographic information received during their last data collection was provided to MDHS by MDE in June 2020. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) is working [...]

PEBT Most Frequently Asked Questions 2021-06-24T16:56:31+00:00

USDA approves Mississippi to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for free [...]

USDA approves Mississippi to receive Pandemic-EBT benefits 2020-06-05T18:48:27+00:00

Pandemic EBT Guide

To find updated information for P-EBT for School Year 2020-21 please click here. Together the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will provide Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and non-SNAP households for children who have temporarily lost access to [...]

Pandemic EBT Guide 2021-06-24T20:37:07+00:00
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