The Partnership Ranks High in Referrals!- NCCARES360
Posted on 05.22.2020, Friday


DPfC Rocks NCCARES360! 



NCCARES360 is a network that unites health care and human services organizations with a shared technology that enables a coordinated, community-oriented, person-centered approach for delivering care in North Carolina. The Partnership uses this referral service and providers electronically connect those with identified needs to community resources in Durham CountyThe Partnership is able to refer individuals and families to agencies that suit their needs. Some of these resources include housing and food assistance and much more. AS of last week, Durham’s Partnership for Children is ranked 1st in referrals out of 29 other Smart Start Programs and ranked number 32 in referrals in organizations across the State of North Carolina. In order to get access to NCCARES360 and other resources we offer at The Partnership visit our parent resource page!  

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Question of the Week 

Question: What is the Pandemic – Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program and how can I access this resource?  


Answer: The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program will help to provide groceries for more than 800,000 children who normally receive free and reduced lunch at school. Families will receive approximately $370 in total P-EBT benefits per child, provided over two installments, and these funds can be used to purchase food items from authorized retailers, including most major grocery stores. Families do not need to apply to receive these services. Those who already receive Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) will have the funds transferred automatically to their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card and those who are not currently receiving FNS will have an EBT card mailed to them in the next few weeks. All unused benefits will rollover from month-to-month, but must be used within 365 days. For more information, visit, where you can find a frequently asked question page with answers to more specific questions about this program. 


Pregunta de la semana 

Pregunta: ¿Qué es el programa de Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios de la pandemia (P-EBT) y cómo puedo acceder a este recurso?  


Respuesta: El programa de Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios (P-EBT) de la pandemia ayudará a proporcionar alimentos a más de 800.000 niños que normalmente reciben un almuerzo gratuito y reducido en la escuela. Las familias recibirán aproximadamente $370 en total de beneficios de P-EBT por niño, en dos cuotas, y estos fondos se pueden utilizar para comprar alimentos en comercios autorizados, incluyendo la mayoría de las principales tiendas de comestibles. Las familias no necesitan solicitar estos servicios. Aquellos que ya reciben Servicios de Alimentos y Nutrición (FNS) harán que los fondos se transfieran automáticamente a su tarjeta de Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios (EBT) y los que no reciben actualmente FNS recibirán una tarjeta EBT por correo en las próximas semanas. Todos los beneficios no utilizados se transferirán de mes a mes, pero deben ser utilizados dentro de los 365 días. Para obtener más información, visite, donde encontrará una página de preguntas frecuentes con respuestas a preguntas más específicas sobre este programa. 



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