The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture to issue Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT). The federal COVID-19 public health emergency is ending, and West Virginia will issue a final P-EBT benefit for the covered summer period.
Qualified students will receive a one-time Summer P-EBT issuance of $120 to existing WV P-EBT cards in June 2023.
An eligibility letter will be mailed to each student who qualifies for Summer P-EBT. Qualified students will receive a one-time Summer P-EBT issuance of $120 to existing WV P-EBT cards in June 2023. Only students new to the P-EBT program will be mailed a WV P-EBT card.
If the P-EBT card has been lost, a new card may be requested by calling 1-866-545-6502.
Eligible students for the 2022-2023 P-EBT benefit are those who -• attended a West Virginia school that participates in the National School Lunch Program
• were actively enrolled in the 2022-2023 school year on May 15, 2023• and qualify for free or reduced-price meals
• All students who attend a Community Eligibility Provision school and receive free or reduced-priced meals also qualify for P-EBT.
If your child attends a participating school and you did not previously apply for free or reduced-price meals, or if your household situation has changed and you may now qualify, please visit
www.schoolcafe.com or contact your
local board of education for more information.
The WV P-EBT program is a shared initiative between WV DHHR and the West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Child Nutrition. Visit the WV Department of Education P-EBT website at
For questions about P-EBT, contact the P-EBT Call center at 866.545.6502 and select Option 2.
Eligible students will receive a letter from DHHR with important information about P-EBT benefit.