Resources For Families Who Do Not Have Internet Access

For anyone in OSSU who does not have Internet and needs help finding a provider please contact David Martin at dmartin@ossu.org or 802.472.2906

Internet Service Providers

 

WIFI Hot Spot

 

  • Spark Co-working Space (Greensboro, VT) - also available from the parking lot!
  • While many libraries are closed, WifF is still on and patrons can use our wifi from outside the building.
For more locations visit the Department of Public Service: 
https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/public-wifi-hotspots-vermont

State of Vermont Resources

 

State of Vermont Department of Public Services COVID-19 LINE EXTENSION CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:
https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/vermont-covid-19-line-extension-customer-assistance-program#:~:text=The%20Line%20Extension%20Customer%20Assistance,telecommunications%20lines%20to%20their%20homes.&text=If%20the%20consumer%20portion%20is,for%20the%20entire%20line%20extension.
 

 

If you've suffered an economic hardship due to COVID-19 and require high-speed Internet services for work, distance learning or telehealth services, you're eligible for a temporary credit of up to $40 per month toward an internet service subscription. 

Program payments can be applied retroactively from March 1 (for already-established accounts) through December 20, 2020. 

Grants will be awarded on a first come, first served basis until funding runs out or the program ends in December. 

First step is to register at: https://vermont.force.com/economicrecovery/s/dps-register?covid=false 

You'll need: 
-- Your internet account number, service address and the account holder's name 
-- A hard copy of your bill 

Once you complete your application, check your email inbox (and junk mail) for your user login and password so you can keep track of your application going forward. 

Funding from the federal CARES Act made available through the State of Vermont Coronavirus Relief Fund. 

Questions? Call the Department of Public Service at 800-622-4496 or email psd.consumer@vermont.gov

Apply before November 30, 2020.