The Affordable Connectivity Program

Visiting today for support with the Affordable Connectivity Program? 

Ready to get started? Use the form below to register with the benefits enrollment center or contact Benefits Counselor, Kat Lopez by phone at: 301.385.0213.

What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

The Afordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for internet service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

Who is eligible?

A household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Participates in any of the following assistance programs: SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  • Participates in any of the following Tribal specific programs:
  • Bureau of Indian A airs General Assistance, Tribal
  • TANF, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or Tribal Head Start (income based);
  • Participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, including through
  • the USDA Community Eligibility Provision;
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income internet program.

For additional information about this program please contact: Kat Lopez: klopez@thearcofpgc.org

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