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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 802.472.2906
Internet Service Providers
Comcast -- Free two months of Comcast internet for low income households https://www.
Call 1-877-876-4067 for more details.
Vermont COVID-19 Line Extension Customer Assistance Program
The Line Extension Customer Assistance Program (“LECAP”) provides up to $3000 in assistance to qualifying and eligible consumers who seek to extend telecommunications lines to their homes. Hundreds of Vermonters without 25/3 Mbps broadband service live just beyond the reach of current cable and other Internet Service Providers’ networks.
- AT&T Access -- reduced price https://m.att.com/
- T-mobile https://broadbandnow.com/ATT-deals https://broadbandnow.com/guides/low-income-internet
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:
State of Vermont Resources
State of Vermont Department of Public Services COVID-19 LINE EXTENSION CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:
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/
-- 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 email@example.com
Apply before November 30, 2020.