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.