Special Announcement regarding SNAP Food Assistance - P-EBT Program
On May 12, 2020, Governor Lamont announced the federal approval of increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance for children in school meals programs, through the P-EBT program. To read this information, which includes distribution timeframes for the P-EBT cards, visit the Connecticut Department of Social Services’ (DSS) SNAP webpage. Information on how to use the P-EBT cards is available in English and Spanish in the DSS pamphlet, How to Use Your P-EBT (Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer) Connect Card. Students who currently are on the free and reduced meal program are automatically approved for this program. The SNAP webpage explains how this program will be implemented.