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  • Important Update: P-EBT Food Benefits

    New York State continues to distribute Pandemic EBT food benefits to all households with eligible children who receive free school lunch under the National School Lunch Act. Here are important updates to the distribution as of Friday, May 5, 2023:

    • OTDA is preparing to issue P-EBT food benefits for the 2021-22 school year and Summer 2022. More information will be available soon.
    • All 2020-21 P-EBT food benefits have been issued to all eligible children.
    • You can check your family's P-EBT food benefit transaction history by visiting or by calling 1-888-328-6399. For other P-EBT related questions, please call the P-EBT Food Benefits Helpline at 1-833-452-0096.

    To learn more about SNAP COVID-19 Information, please visit the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assitance website.