P-EBT Funds Update

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If your child was enrolled in one of our schools last year, the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) will distribute a one-time lump sum payment of $391 benefits on current P-EBT card(s) for eligible school aged children, who were eligible for P-EBT benefits during the 2021-2022 school year. Parents will be able see their Summer P-EBT benefit reflected on the P-EBT Parent Portal on September 29, 2022. For more information about Summer Benefits, please visit: https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/p-ebt/summer-2022-p-ebt-faq.html

 

Information on other benefits for students with pandemic related absences during the SY 21-22 can be found at https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/p-ebt.html.

***The student only qualified during the school year 2021-2022 if he/she was out for Quarantine purposes for more than 5 consecutive days.

 

TDHS would like parents to check on the status and distribution dates of benefits by using the P-EBT Parent Portal by visiting https://onedhs.tn.gov/parent or calling the hotline at 1-833-419-3210.  Distribution dates are also shared on the THDS website, and TDHS Facebook and Twitter accounts. 

 

Below are some quick access numbers and links that may assist you:       

 

o    Parent hotline/helpdesk number is 1-833-419-3210

o    If you have discarded your card and need to request a new one, please visit www.connectebt.com to request a new P-EBT card or call 1 (888) 997-9444. You can also call the P-EBT assistance line at (833) 419-3210.

o    If you have discarded your card and need to request a new one, please visit www.connectebt.com to request a new P-EBT card or call 1 (888) 997-9444. You can also call the P-EBT assistance line at (833) 419-3210.

o    If you think your student qualifies but you have not received funds on your card, call the P-EBT assistance line at (833) 419-3210.

o    Families who would like to appeal would access the Appeals Online Portal: https://appealsonline.dhs.tn.gov/Home/Login or call (833) 496-0661.