Issues accessing a computer and/or internet services
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:
EveryoneOn is a nonprofit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunity by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings.
You can utilize search feature to find low cost internet services and/or computer resources in your area: https://www.everyoneon.org/find-offers
Human-I-T connects low-income individuals to technology (desktops, laptops, etc.) and internet. By reusing instead of recycling electronics, our team transforms e-waste into opportunities to promote digital inclusion and digital access. Click the link to view the products they currently have in stock.
4525 Sheila St,
Los Angeles, CA 90040
This program offers student discount laptops to students, including college students. They also offer a free 4-year warranty with purchases as well. They ship laptops and devices to pretty much anywhere in the US. (please read that section as you will have to sign for it upon arrival).
Computer Technology Assistance Corps (CTAC) accepts donations of recently retired computers from businesses and individuals. Computers are then provided back to the community on a cost-recovery basis.
Computers 2 Kids (C2K) believes all children and their families in San Diego, regardless of their economic status, need to be computer literate and have equal access to technology and the crucial educational, occupational, and financial resources that technology can provide to improve their educational options and their futures. Our Technology Assistance Program recycles and refurbishes used computers and delivers them to families in need.
Our systems come with a one-year free warranty. After the first year, C2K provides lifetime technical support to our recipient families for only $20 a service call. If we cannot fix the system, we replace the system with a newer model, ensuring the family stays connected for years to come.
The On It Foundation’s – (Opportunities Necessary to Increase Technology) mission is dedicated to providing free computers along with computer training and Internet access to low-income families with students in grades K-12 receive a free or reduced school lunch and reside within the United States. Click the link to learn more about how to apply.