SUN Bucks is a new grocery benefit available across most of the U.S. Families with eligible school-aged children can get $120 per child to buy groceries during the summer. SUN Bucks may have a different name depending on your location.

Families can receive SUN Bucks on top of other benefits like SNAP and WIC, and children can continue to enjoy free SUN Meals from local meal sites or with SUN Meals To-Go.

How to Get SUN Bucks

How students qualif​​y for SEBT​​​​​
Who is eligible for the issuance of SEBT benefits?

The following students are considered eligible for SEBT benefits:

School Aged students (aged 6 to 18 as of August 1, 2023) who have participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (KTAP), and/or Kinship Care for at least one  month since July 1, 2023, are eligible and will automatically receive benefits. You do not need to submit an application.

School aged students that do not fall into the above category but are within the income eligibility limits, can apply for SEBT benefits online.

If my student was eligible for P-EBT, would they be eligible for SEBT?
  • Students are only eligible if they have received SNAP, KTAP, and/or Kinship Care for at least one month since July 1, 2023, or are approved through an SEBT application.
Applying for SEBT
Where can I locate my student’s SSID Number?​

​​Households will need to provide their student’s Statewide Student Identifier (SSID​) Number during the application. A student’s SSID, is a ten digit number that is assigned by the school or school district. If your student attends public school and you’re trying to locate your student’s SSID number, you can:

An​ SSID is not required on the SEBT application for students who attend private school. Please note, that for privacy and security reasons, this information is usually only given to parents or guardians.​

More Information
Who do I contact if I need further assistance? 

​If you need further assistance, you can visit your local DCBS office or contact DCBS at 855-306-8959. 

Additional Summer Food Support from FCPS

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