FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2022
Phishing Alert: Electronic Benefits Accounts
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Please be aware of recent phishing attempts (pictured below) to access persons' Electronic Benefits accounts.
This is a reminder to never give out personal information to unknown sources, and the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will never contact contact EBT cardholders asking for their account information or PIN number. Lost or stolen cards should be reported to the Customer Care Center at 1-866-281-2448 or their local department of social services.
For more information on financial assistance in the City of Charlottesville, please visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/393/How-to-Apply-for-Financial-Assistance---
Mary Jane Skidmore
Chief of Benefits Program
City of Charlottesville