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Arkansas Parent-Initiated P-EBT


Posted Date: 07/27/2022

Arkansas Parent-Initiated P-EBT

P-EBT Instructions for Parents

 

  1. Consider whether your student(s) qualifies for P-EBT benefits:

    1. Does my student free/reduced eligibility status?

      1. I was approved for free or reduced meal benefits based on approval of a free/reduced meal application OR

      2. My child qualifies through direct certification (SNAP eligible) OR

      3. My school qualifies for special status through CEP or Provision 2 

AND

  1. Was my student absent due to a COVID-19 isolation or quarantine?

  1. If the answer is yes to BOTH of the questions (a and b) above, your student qualifies and you should contact your child’s school for an application.

  2. Return/submit the completed application (either via google form or paper application) to your child’s school by July 29, 2022. 

  3. Await processing and receipt of P-EBT card (could be a several weeks)