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Summer 2024 EBT Information

  • Summer EBT benefits are separate and apart from any Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits received on a “NJFamiliesFirst” card
  • Summer EBT benefits will be issued on a separate "New Jersey Summer EBT" benefit card.
  • Summer EBT cards will be mailed directly to eligible children throughout the month of June and mailed to the address provided on file by the school district. Issuance will be ongoing.
  • Eligible students are those who qualified for Free or Reduced Lunch during the 2023-24 school year (either through a Lunch Application or NJ SNAP). 
  • Our district has submitted the list of eligible students.
  • Questions about the EBT card should be directed to:
    • EBT Hotline: 1-833-670-7328

    • EBT Card Customer Service 1-800-670-7328

Please visit the Summer EBT webpage for more information.

2023-2024 Lunch Application

For the new school year, a Free/Reduced Lunch Application must be completed in order to be eligible for the program.

3 Ways to Complete the Lunch Application:

  1. On a computer or tablet through your PaySchools account:
    • Visit payschoolscentral.com. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Register” button. Follow instructions carefully. Important note: your child’s name must be entered exactly as it appears in the Genesis student information system.
    • After you have registered your PaySchools account, log in to complete the Free/Reduced Lunch Application. Complete all prompts. You will receive your Eligibility Decision at the end.
  2. On your mobile phone or tablet, through the Payschools App from the App Store or the Google Play Store:
    • Download the app. After you have registered your PaySchools account, log in to complete the Free/Reduced Lunch Application. Complete all prompts. You will receive your Eligibility Decision at the end. Important note: your child’s name must be entered exactly as it appears in the Genesis student information system.
  3. Print the Lunch Application and return it to your child’s school.
    • Lunch Applications can be downloaded here and are also available at all schools.

PaySchools Helpful Instructions:

Customer Service (English; Spanish) 877-393-6628
PaySchools Account Set Up Flyer
PaySchools Instructions Online Lunch Appl
PaySchools User Guide