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Louisiana Reopens P-EBT Application Period For Families 
Posted 9/9/20

P-EBT informational graphicFamilies whose children attended Bossier Schools during the 2019-20 school year and received free or reduced meals are being given another chance to apply for a one-time Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program if they did not already apply and receive it. 

This includes all children who attended a Community Eligibility Provision school where all children receive free meals regardless of income. These one-time benefits total $285 per child and cover the cost of meals for school days missed March through May. It is estimated the families of 264,000 students who are eligible for the benefit did not apply.  

The application window is now open and the parent portal can be accessed here. The deadline to apply is September 29.