The Humboldt County Administrative Office’s Division of Economic Development encourages eligible households to apply for Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) funds to help reduce the cost of home internet service.
Through this federally funded program, eligible households can now save $30 per month on home internet service, and households on qualifying Tribal lands many be eligible to save up to $75 per month.
Community members may be eligible for ACP benefits if someone in their household is enrolled in at least one of the following assistance programs:
- CalFresh or SNAP
- Free or Reduced School Lunch Program, CEP Schools
- Medi-Cal or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Pell Grant
- WIC (Women, Infants & Children)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribal Head Start (must meet relevant income qualifying standard)
- Tribal TANF
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
Ensuring broadband access individuals and families helps boost access to vital resources in healthcare, education, employment and civic engagement.
Members of the community can check to see if they are eligible to apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program by visiting InternetForAllNow.org and clicking the “Apply Now” button. Those who meet the prescreening criteria may complete an application for funding. Application assistance is also available by calling (844) 751-1518 or (877) 384-2575 or by email at ACPSupport@usac.org.
For more information on the Affordable Connectivity Program, please visit InternetForAllNow.org. For more information regarding the Humboldt County’s Division of Economic Development, please visit GoHumCo.com.