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Louisiana to Feed as Many as 600,000+ Students Whose Schools Closed in Pandemic (News)
05.15.20 - Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today. Under the new Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at school may get financial assistance to replace those meals. All Louisiana public school and many non-public school facilities have been closed since March 16 because of the pandemic.
Second Round of Pandemic EBT Benefits Coming to Eligible Louisiana Children (News)
5.11.2021 - DCFS has received federal approval to distribute a second round of Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to eligible families. P-EBT benefits will start rolling out in the summer to qualifying households with children in grades K-12 (including pre-K students in public and some private schools).
Summer P-EBT Coming Soon to Louisiana K-12 Students (News)
07.27.2021 - DCFS received federal approval to extend the state's P-EBT program to cover the summer months.
SNAP Benefits Schedule Is Changing (News)
12.2.2020 - DCFS is beginning a three-month process of transitioning its SNAP benefits schedule to distribute benefits more evenly throughout each month. The Department also received approval to issue supplemental SNAP benefits for December.
USDA Increases Monthly Maximum for SNAP Households (News)
10.1.2021 - Beginning October 1, 2021, SNAP recipients will see an increase in their monthly household allotment through a reevaluation of the Thrifty Food Plan.