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P-EBT Assistance for Children in Schools School Year 2021-22

This document provides information to states to assist in the development of state plans to operate Pandemic EBT for school children.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0093

SNAP COVID-19 Emergency Allotments Guidance

USDA has issued guidance to states in implementing FFCRA of 2020 which provides for the issuance of emergency allotments based on a public health emergency declaration by the Secretary of HHS under the Public Health Service Act related to an outbreak of COVID-19 when a state has also issued an emergency or disaster declaration.

Resource | Technical Assistance

WIC MIS – EBT Universal Interface

This document standardizes the functional requirements for the Universal Interface between the WIC Management Information Systems and the WIC EBT systems used in the WIC nutrition program.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Growing Your Farm to School Program

The Farm to School team has cultivated resources, trainings, and technical assistance to help your program grow.  

Resource | Waivers

New York: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

Resource | Waivers

Kansas: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

I'm New to Farm to School

I'm New to Farm to School is a place full of resources to help you to get your farm to school program growing. 

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WIC - Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Guidance and Resources

The goal and purpose of the guidance and resources on this page is to ensure consistent standards applicable to WIC EBT and enable efficient application of WIC EBT business practices into automated cash register systems supporting food retail vendors.

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Find Meals for Kids When Schools are Closed

FNS launched an online tool – the “Meals 4 Kids” Site Finder – to support children while schools are closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Families can use this interactive map, in English and Spanish, to get directions, hours of operation and contact information.