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State Extends Application Period for Pandemic Food Stamps

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The state of California is extending an important deadline for families with children who are eligible for food stamp assistance. 

Due to a high volume of applications, families in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties now have until July 15 to apply for the state’s pandemic food stamps program called P-EBT.

The program provides up to $365 per eligible child for food and groceries. Eligible children include those who received free or reduced priced meals at school.

Families with children who already get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care do not to need apply. They will receive 9their P-EBT card in the mail before June 30.

The application is available online at ca.p-ebt.org or call 877-328-9677.