P-EBT Frequently Asked Questions

Updated Dec. 15, 2021

P-EBT is a collaboration between the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Department of Public Instruction. Review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below for more information about who is eligible and how families will receive the benefit during the 2021-22 school year.

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About Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program

Eligibility for Student P-EBT in the 2021-22 School Year

Eligibility for Child Care P-EBT in the 2021-22 School Year

P-EBT Amount and When to Expect the Benefit

How and When the Benefit Will Be Provided

How to Use the P-EBT Card

Other Information