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The Georgia Department of Human Services' Division of Family & Children Services will issue Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits in two payments covering the months of August 2022 through May 11, 2023 (the end of the federal public health emergency), to eligible SNAP-enrolled children ages 0-5 and those 5 years of age who turned 6 during the 2022-23 school year. Families with eligible children will receive P-EBT benefits in summer 2023. The benefit amount is $26.94 per month that the child was enrolled in SNAP during the covered period of August 2022 through December 2022, $27.09 for the covered period of January 2023 through April 2023 and $13.55 for the period of May 1 – 11, 2023.
You can read the full announcement about the first issuance of P-EBT for our youngest SNAP recipients here. A list of frequently asked questions regarding P-EBT is below.
K-12 students who participated in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), including high school seniors who graduated in May 2023, will receive a one-time $120 P-EBT benefit issuance in summer 2023. More information on that issuance will be released soon.