Category: 2020

PEBT Flow

 

 

  • Our families are encouraged to utilize the following link for meal and nutrition resources: https://meals4kids.org/summer
  • Supplemental food and nutrition programs are constantly being introduced, expanded and changing.
  • Please be sure that the information on your household school meal application(s) school year 2019-20 remains current.  An  approved application now ensures continuation of school meal benefits during the 30-day carryover period next school year. The approved school meal application also makes the household immediately eligible for P-EBT benefits.

PEBT Updates/Facts

 Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline-1-800-645-8333

  • In May the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) will be mailing a letter to eligible households. Households that are eligible and do not receive a letter by the end of May should call the Project Bread Hotline.
  • One card will be issued for each eligible child: $5.70 per day: $28.50 per week.
  • Once you receive a card. Hold onto it. Funds may be added in the future.
  • Funds carry over from month to month.
  • P-EBT cards can be used at any store accepting SNAP. Most retailers have SNAP/EBT signs.
  •  A specific list of  what can be purchased can be found at: https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/08/wr/snap-eligible-foods.pdf?_ga=2.255139085.46967995.1585141848-1340380686.1579544316
  •     P-EBT benefits supplement grab and go meal sites: they do not replace them.
  • If you need food now call Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline
  • For more information about P-EBT Program go here. https://www.mass.gov/info-details/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt

 

Old Colony RVTHS Transportation Bid

The District School Committee of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School District invites the submission of sealed bids for a one year contract with an option for two, one-year renewals. The contract awarded will begin on July 1, 2020 and end June 30, 2021.  Services to be provided are: regular route pupil transportation service, late runs, athletic trips, student activity trips, field trips, and other transportation as needed.  Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School District consists of the Towns of Acushnet, Carver, Lakeville, Mattapoisett, and Rochester.  Please see the link below for the Invitation for Bids.

Old Colony Transportation Bid