General Relief Applications ( Disaster/Emergency Issues )
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)
The deadline to apply for Pandemic EBT has been extended to July 15, 2020.
Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals will get extra food benefits, through Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits. Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries.
Families with children who get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits WILL NOT NEED TO APPLY; benefits will be automatic. Cards should begin arriving around May 12, 2020.
Families with eligible children who do not get their P-EBT card in the mail must apply online before July 15, 2020. ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING MAY 22 at https://ca.p-ebt.org/
DO NOT DISCARD regular Golden State Advantage EBT card after receiving P-EBT card. The P-EBT program is temporary and does not replace regular EBT card
P-EBT benefits do not replace any child nutrition program meals being offered. Children may continue to receive "grab n go" meals or emergency food at COVID 19 emergency feeding sites offered by schools and community locations
More information is available at https://ca.p-ebt.org/info and https://www.cdss.ca.gov/home/pandemic-ebt
A program flyer (English) is available at https://www.cdss.ca.gov/Portals/9/EBT/Pandemic/State-P-EBT-Flyer.pdf
A list of program FAQ's (English) is available at https://www.cdss.ca.gov/Portals/9/EBT/Pandemic/Information-About-P-EBT.pdf
DPSS offices remain closed due to COVID-19; services remain online and by telephone. Beginning Monday April 20, paper applications will be available for pick-up and drop-off at local DPSS offices, from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Beginning April 27, the Customer Call Center will have extended hours: (866) 613-3777 - Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 7:30pm and Saturday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
To find the closest DPSS office, please visit http://dpss.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpss
Stimulus Payment Information for General Relief Customers
General Relief customers who did not file tax returns for 2018 or 2019 or who opted to receive those tax refunds by paper check, can get their stimulus payment by completing the IRS Non-Filer tool at
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