About Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Benefits
If you have school-age children at home, you may be eligible for a new food assistance program now. Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) provides extra food benefits for families during COVID-19. Read and share our guide.
Increase Your Family’s Food Budget
P-EBT is a benefit that can help buy food for school-age children between the ages of 3-17 and youth aged 18-22 (in high school). P-EBT is available for children and youth who would receive free and reduced-price meals if schools were in session. Apply online for P-EBT at abe.illinois.gov or call our hotline at 773-843-5416 for help. Review and share our guide for help understanding P-EBT.
Read Our Guide
Benefits eligibility can be confusing. We’re here to help. See our guide below and share with others. A Spanish language version of the guide is available on page 2.
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P-EBT can help you feed kids during #COVID19. This @FoodDepository graphic shows who can apply.
P-EBT le puede ayudar a alimentar a sus niños/as durante el COVID19. Esta gráfica @FoodDepository, le muestra quien puede aplicar.