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Thousands of NC families to receive more help buying food

Starting today, families impacted by school closings due to COVID-19 are beginning to receive additional food benefits as part of the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program announced by the state.

Families to receive increased food stamp benefits in May

To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily increasing benefits for May 2020 to current Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) recipients

NC to provide more food benefits for children impacted by COVID-19

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that North Carolina has been approved for the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program, to help families purchase food for children impacted by school closings due to COVID-19.

Several NC counties approved for partial replacement of August food benefits

Hurricane Dorian brought severe flooding and power outages to several eastern counties in North Carolina.

NC food stamp recipients to get benefits early due to government shutdown

North Carolina food stamp recipients will get their February benefits early because of the partial federal government shutdown, state officials say.

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