Illinois’ Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program
The USDA authorized and will fund Illinois’ Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program, which will bring food benefits to all school-aged children who are eligible for free or reduced meals. The benefit will be issued to all SNAP households with school-aged children. These new benefits will automatically be added to family Link cards. All who are eligible for the additional benefits will start receiving them April 20-30.
Additional information is available at www.dhs.state.il.us/OneNetLibrary/27897/documents/Brochures/4980.pdf.