Louisiana has been approved for the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program
. This program will provide extra help buying groceries for the families who normally receive free and reduced-price meals at school. This includes all families attending a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) school. To receive these benefits, families must complete an application
. The application deadline was extended to June 15.
As a reminder, anyone who qualifies for free and reduced meals at school qualifies for the P-EBT Program. Additionally, anyone who has students that attend a CEP school qualifies. Ascension's CEP schools are Ascension Head Start, G.W. Carver Primary, Central Primary, Donaldsonville Primary, Donaldsonville High, Duplessis Primary, East Ascension High, Gonzales Middle, Gonzales Primary, Lake Elementary Lakeside Primary, Lowery Elementary, Lowery Middle, Pecan Grove Primary, St. Amant Middle, St. Amant Primary, and Sorrento Primary. You MUST complete an application
to receive these benefits.
If you have problems with the application, please submit an electronic ticket at AskLDOE
. The AskLDOE electroni
c ticket system allows the applicant to create a personalized message. The applicant should select P-EBT in the subject area drop-down menu in order for the ticket to be directly provided to a staff member with experience in the subject area selected.
You can also use this P-EBT Application Bilingual Guide as a resource through the application process.