Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program

  • Manassas City Public Schools is participating in the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program, a temporary food benefit available to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households and to non-SNAP households, which include children eligible for free and reduced-price school meals, through Virginia’s SNAP EBT card system. The program is part of a food assistance plan approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service and is being implemented statewide by the Virginia Department of Social Services and the Virginia Department of Education. The purpose of the P-EBT food purchasing assistance benefit is to supplement existing food assistance and nutrition programs for low-income households during the pandemic. Please visit the VDSS Pandemic EBT website or see the attached FAQs for additional information.