Families with School-Age and Young Children May Be Eligible for New Grocery Benefits During COVID-19.
Did your family qualify for P-EBT benefits this year? You may also be eligible for a similar program called Summer P-EBT. Families with school-aged children that think they may be eligible should fill out a school meal application by contacting their School Nutrition Office (in Sanford, call 207-608 8762) or downloading the application from https://www.maine.gov/doe/schools/nutrition/studenteligibility and returning it to their school. Families with children under the aged of six should enroll in SNAP. Text the word “food” to 74544 to find out if you may also be eligible for SNAP.
Don’t forget! Families receiving P-EBT and Summer P-EBT can still get free summer meals from schools and community sites. Take home meals and P-EBT are separate programs. To find a free meal site near you, you can: