HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration announced they received millions in funding for food Assistance for Pennsylvania families with young children.
The Administration received approval from the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefit eligibility. This will support families of Pennsylvania SNAP eligible children who are child care aged.
This federally-funded program helps families cover the cost of breakfasts and lunches for their children and is designed to bridge the gap left by child care centers closing.
Children are eligible for benefits under P-EBT’s child care component if: