Families set to receive food assistance due to COVID-19
June 24, 2020
The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Department of Education will be providing additional assistance with food costs to families who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals in response to COVID-19 related school closures.
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) will provide families with a one-time benefit of $285 per eligible child. The benefit is issued through an Electronic Benefit Transaction (EBT) card. The card can be used to purchase food items at participating retailers.
“All South Dakota families with school-aged children who qualified for free...