Pandemic Food Benefits for Families

Pandemic Food Benefits for Families
Posted on 03/04/2021
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The South Carolina Department of Social Services is offering Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) payments to potentially eligible students who have attended at least five days of virtual/remote school. P-EBT is a benefit to help supplement family food costs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged school schedule changes.


The deadline for verifying addresses for P-EBT payments is Friday, March 19, 2021. To begin, visit:


Families who may be eligible for P-EBT payments will receive an email from SDPC on March 4 with information to help with address verification. If your family could benefit from this program, please be on the lookout for our email!

To read answers to frequently asked questions about the program, click here.