The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program is additional money for families to buy food due to COVID-19 related school closures.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The P-EBT program has been extended through the 2020-2021 school year. The State of Alaska is currently putting together their plan, and more information on eligibility and benefits should be available soon. We will update this page with program details when it is approved. If you would like when the program is available again, please submit your information below:

The enrollment period for the 2019-2020 school P-EBT benefits closed on September 30, 2020. There may be additional opportunities for eligible families who missed the application deadline to apply. Check back for updates.

Please note the materials and information on this page are specific to the 2019-2020 enrollment period. Some program specifics may change in the 2020-2021 issuance.

If you have questions, you can contact the State of Alaska Division of Public Assistance directly: 1-800-478-7778 or

You can also contact us: 907-222-3119 or

Already submitted your application? If you are eligible and have already submitted an application, you will receive your card in the mail by mid-October. You will not receive additional notices from the State of Alaska. Please note that Food Bank of Alaska is unable to provide case status updates – you will need to wait until your card arrives. If you have questions, please contact the Wasilla Division of Public Assistance Office: 1-800-478-7778 or

If you are having issues activating your card, contact the customer service number on the back, or call the Alaska Quest EBT hotline number: (888) 620-1111.

Have questions? See our answers to many common questions:

Families needing additional assistance can call our outreach team at 907-222-3119. However, be advised that we are experiencing incredibly high call volume right now, and responses may take several days. If you have a question, please be sure to review the Frequently Asked Questions first – it’s the green button above.

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This page will continue to be updated with the latest information as it is made available.