Enhanced P-EBT Benefits may be distributed as part of the new relief plan – BUT ONLY if they know who is in need.
School meals are FREE but school meal applications are still important, they can help you get P-EBT benefits to purchase food for your family if your child qualifies for free or reduced price meals. To be considered for this and other benefits please print this form and return it to your child’s school.
REGULATIONS REQUIRING POSTING OF THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER AND DIRECTIONS TO ACCESSING THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES WEBSITE. School districts and charter schools are now required to post in English and Spanish the toll-free telephone number (1-800-342-3720) operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to receive reports of child abuse or neglect, and directions for accessing the OCFS website http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/. Questions may be directed to the Office of Student Support Services at StudentSupportServices@nysed.gov or by calling (518) 486-6090. Notice: If anyone is unable to access pages or content on a webpage, please email Joanne Valastro (Webmaster) at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at 845-469-5052 ext. 3401 for alternative means to access the information the requester seeks.