Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Application extended for Pandemic Food Assistance

Series: COVID-19 | Story 17

August 6, 2020

Tennessee parents have additional time to apply for an important program designed to help feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will now be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program until Friday, August 14 at 4:30 p.m. central time.

This extension provides the Tennesse Department of Human Services with more opportunity to continue outreach efforts with community organizations.

P-EBT provides parents with $5.70 in benefits per child for each day that child qualifies. These benefits can be used to purchase food at any establishments...

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