New benefit for free/reduced lunch program participants

broadband

If your children qualify for benefits under the free and reduced lunch program, your familyemergency broadband qualifies for the new Emergency Broadband Benefit. 

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households. 

Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

There are also a number of other qualifications to receive this benefit that you can view here: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit

Eligible households are able to enroll in the program to receive a monthly discount off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. 

Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting GetEmergencyBroadband.org.

Take advantage of this new benefit!





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