Update, October 14, 2020:
New York State continues to mail P-EBT cards to eligible families. Cards should arrive in October. If you have not gotten benefits yet, please continue to check your mail.
- If your eligible child has not received benefits by the end of October, contact the NYS P-EBT hotline at 1-833-452-0096 or use the P-EBT contact form.
- Most – but not all – eligible families with SNAP or Medicaid have received P-EBT benefits on their EBT or Medicaid (CBIC) cards. See the FAQs below for more information, including how to check your card balance for P-EBT benefits.
P-EBT Benefits for the 2020-21 School Year
OTDA is waiting for guidance from the USDA to issue P-EBT benefits for the 2020-21 school year. Eligible families should not expect to receive benefits for the 2020-21 school year until January 2021, at the earliest. Check back here for updates, or visit the NYS PEBT webpage.