SEARCH FOR LOW-COST INTERNET SERVICES AND COMPUTER

LAUSD

 

LAUSD is providing free internet service to eligible LAUSD families.  The All Families Connected Program will give households 12 months of free internet access.  To sign up for the program, contact LAUSD at 213-443-1300 or visit device.lausd.net/connect.


 

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The City of Los Angeles in partnership with the California Emerging Technology Fund and EveryoneOn is helping Angelenos find options for low-cost internet services, access to computers, and digital literacy services.

Search for service by entering your ZIP code

 

AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE (EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT (EBB) PROGRAM)

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) replaced the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) on December 31, 2021. The Affordable Connectivity Program continues to help ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. See more details below. 

Use these tools to check eligibility and apply:

  • Find a participating ACP provider in your area
  • Consumer FAQ 
  • Click here to APPLY  (Application process began December 31st, 2021)
    • NOTE: Emergency Broadband Benefit recipients fully enrolled as of December 31, 2021 will automatically continue to receive their current monthly benefit until March 1, 2022.
    • Learn more about steps you may need to take to stay enrolled after March 1, 2022 by clicking here.

ANGELENO CONNECTIVITY TRUST WIFI HOTSPOT FOR K-12 STUDENTS

The Angeleno Connectivity Trust program is focused on distributing up to 18,000 free WiFi hotspots to K-12 students experiencing homelessness, in foster care, at-risk youth, students with a disability and those who may have dropped out of school or at risk of dropping out due to lack of connectivity. Beginning December 2020, the devices provide 100 GB per year of free Internet access for five years.

Click here for more information on how to sign up

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LOW-COST COMPUTERS AND PHONES

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Laptop & Hotspot Loans
Check out Chromebooks and wireless hotspots to access the internet from the LA Public Library or LA County Library.

Computers for Classrooms
Computers for Classrooms provides low-cost refurbished computers for individuals or groups.

California Phones
Offers specialized phones and accessories for mobile phones.

human-I-T
human-I-T is a non-profit providing low cost internet as well as low-cost devices to individuals.

PCs for People
PCs for People provides affordable computers and low-cost internet eligible individuals and nonprofits.

TRAINING AND OTHER RESOURCES

LA Public Library's Online Learning and Technology Resources
Did you know the Library offers free online classes and offers technical assistance? From Tech2Go to computer Cybernauts, new skills to new languages, diplomas to tutors, we have something for you!

Cox Communications Digital Academy
Families, educators, community leaders and students can access information regarding computer literacy tips, educational videos, and tutorials.

human-I-T: Digital Literacy Courses
Learn how to use computers and the Internet.

Wide Open School: Digital Citizenship Curriculum
Learn tips on how to safe while online. Lesson plans designed for K-12 students across a variety of topics.

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AT&T
AT&T provides low-cost internet for eligible households via their Access Program and ACP.
Spectrum
The Spectrum Internet 100 program and all Spectrum Internet and legacy plans, including Spectrum Internet Gig, are eligible for ACP.
cox
The Connect2Compete program provides low-cost internet for families and students in qualified households.
frontier
Frontier offers phone service or qualifying low-cost internet access through the California LifeLine Discount Program.
human IT
human-I-T is a California-based non-profit providing internet sign-up assistance for low-income families.
starry
Starry Internet partners with the Housing Authority of the City of L.A (HACLA). to expand affordable broadband.
tmobile
T-Mobile offers low-cost internet plans through T-Mobile Connect and other programs.
verizon
Verizon is an ACP participant and also offers low-cost internet through the California LifeLine Discount Program

SUPPORT

Still Need Help?
Contact MYLA311 by calling 311, visiting https://myla311.lacity.org/ or by download the City of Los Angeles MyLA311 app for smartphones! MyLA311 links Angelenos with the services and information they need to enjoy their city, beautify their community, and stay connected with local government. With MyLA311, City of Los Angeles information and services are just a few taps away.


 

The City of Los Angeles Disclaimer:
This information is provided by the City of LA Information Technology Agency (ITA) as a courtesy to City residents and is based on information gathered from various organizations dedicated to helping people get online. The information and services provided are solely the responsibility of the non-profit services providers. These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the City of Los Angeles of any of the products, services, or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The City of Los Angeles bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) and EveryoneOn:

CETF is a state-wide organization that partners with EveryoneOn and other local community based organizations to help people get access to affordable internet services. CETF can assist to find internet services as low as $10/month. Some of their eligibility guidelines are as follows: Child enrolled in NSLP - National School Lunch Program- CalFresh (food stamps) or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipient- Medi-Cal or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient under $40,000/year. CETF's site listing of service providers is powered by EveryoneOn. You can use the search tool above or go to www.everyoneon.org/CETF to search for low cost internet, computers and digital literacy training by entering your zip code.

EveryoneOn is a national non-profit creating social and economic opportunity by ensuring that everyone is connected to the internet. EveryoneOn partners with internet service providers to create, refine and promote their low-cost offers for high speed internet. They also partner with refurbishers to make available low-cost devices such as tablets, desktop and laptop computers, as well as organizations such as American Library Association and others where individuals can access digital literacy workshops in their own neighborhood. Find more information on https://www.everyoneon.org/, via phone at (877) 947-4321, via text by sending the word "Connect" or "Conectate" (in Spanish) to 21-545, or by downloading the EveryoneOn smartphone app.