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Approximately 466,000 Mississippi Children to Receive P-EBT Benefits This Fall

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) have received federal approval to distribute Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to approximately 466,000 Mississippi children who participated in the National School Lunch Program or were under six (6) and received SNAP benefits during the 2021-22 school year or [...]

Approximately 466,000 Mississippi Children to Receive P-EBT Benefits This Fall2022-08-01T20:41:06+00:00

P-EBT School Year 2020 – 2021 has been issued

The Mississippi Department of Human Services and the Mississippi Department of Education have issued P-EBT benefits for the 2020-21 school year. Approximately 185,000 Mississippi students will receive these P-EBT benefits because they were eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and attended a school that had a predominately hybrid or virtual schedule for at least one [...]

P-EBT School Year 2020 – 2021 has been issued2021-11-04T14:41:08+00:00

P-EBT Call Center Expands hours of Operation

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Human Services P-EBT call center will begin additional hours of operation Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The new call center hours of operation are 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M., Monday – Friday. MDHS continues to update the website with updated P-EBT FAQs: https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt/. Parents and guardians may be able to [...]

P-EBT Call Center Expands hours of Operation2021-11-04T14:42:11+00:00

14,000 P-EBT Cards Deactivated in Error

This morning, The Mississippi Department of Human Services and the Mississippi Department of Education were notified that our P-EBT card processing partner mistakenly deactivated 14,000+ P-EBT cards for children with an apostrophe in their first or last name on October 25. A new P-EBT card has already been issued for each of the children affected. [...]

14,000 P-EBT Cards Deactivated in Error2021-10-26T15:51:51+00:00

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 Update2021-10-04T20:37:01+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-EBT2021-10-04T17:41:39+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. *List may be subject to human error.

P-EBT Schools2021-11-04T15:57:40+00:00

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT)

2022 Pandemic EBT Mississippi has been authorized to issue P-EBT benefits to more children this year. This includes children who were under age 6 and receiving benefits during the school year. Please do NOT throw away your P-EBT card, even if you have used all [...]

Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT)2022-08-02T13:23:31+00:00

National School Lunch Program qualifications

While students in all MS public schools received meals for no charge during the 2020-2021 school year due to USDA waivers, eligibility for P-EBT is limited to those students who would have been eligible for free or reduced-price meals under normal school meals operations as part of the National School Lunch Program. There are three ways [...]

National School Lunch Program qualifications2021-10-27T17:01:32+00:00
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