DHS adds $54M to food assistance for NJ kids

The Department of Human Services is supplementing by $54 million the nutritional assistance it delivers to more than 163,700 children across New Jersey through its Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program. Benefits for children under six will be added to a family’s P-EBT card by Aug.

12; funds for school-age children will be available in September. For children in households already enrolled in SNAP, benefits will be loaded directly onto their Families First EBT card.

For children not enrolled in SNAP and who received P-EBT benefits during the school year, a new P-EBT card will be mailed to the address provided by the child’s school.  The human services department had already issued about $1.

12 billion in P-EBT benefits during the pandemic. […].

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