GET CONNECTED LOS ANGELES
Whether you are distance learning, working remotely, searching for a job, planning a TeleHealth appointment or remaining connected with family and friends while staying 'safer at home', use this site to locate resources providing low-cost internet services and computers.
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SEARCH FOR LOW-COST INTERNET SERVICES AND COMPUTERS
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ANGELENO CONNECTIVITY TRUST WiFi HOTSPOTS FOR K-12 STUDENTS
The Angeleno Connectivity Trust (ACT) 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.
Want more information? Call the L.A. Public Library ACT Hotline at 213-228-7393.
LOW-COST COMPUTERS AND PHONES
Computers for Classrooms provides low-cost refurbished computers for individuals or groups.
Offers specialized phones and accessories for mobile phones.
TRAINING AND OTHER RESOURCES
Families, educators, community leaders and students can access information regarding computer literacy tips, educational videos, and tutorials.
Learn how to use computers and the Internet.
Learn tips on how to safe while online. Lesson plans designed for K-12 students across a variety of topics.
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.