From the NV Department of Health & Human Services

Pandemic Benefits for Nevada Students Arriving Week of September 14th

Parents & Guardians,

Below you will find information from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services regarding EBT benefits being issues for Nevada students. 

Please do not contact the school or district offices for more information. We do not have the ability to answer questions regarding this program. 

The information below contains web links with more details as well as contact information.

The benefits will arrive as a P-EBT card (a debit-like card). Please do not throw it away. It cannot be replaced.

  • From: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
  • For Immediate Release
    • DATE: September 8, 2021
Pandemic EBT benefits to be issued to Nevada students

CARSON CITY, NV – Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Benefits are scheduled to be issued September 14 through 23 to students who receive free and reduced meals and attended schools that were either closed or on a hybrid schedule in the 2020 – 2021 school year.  This year’s P-EBT benefit also includes some children on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) ages 0-6 who attended child care and live near schools that were either closed or on a hybrid schedule from October 2020 through June 2021 for the months they were SNAP eligible. 

A P-EBT card will be mailed to children who are not already receiving SNAP with the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS).  Please do not throw this card away!  Benefits will be issued during the second full week of the month through December 2021. Children ages 0-6 who receive SNAP will have their benefits added to their SNAP card. 

For more information, please visit and to check your P-EBT benefits, please visit If you have additional questions call (866)-5NV-PEBT (568-7328). 

Click Here for a PDF of this announcement.