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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


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.

LAUNCH OF THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT (EBB) PROGRAM

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.

The program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband internet service and a one-time discount to purchase a laptop, desk computer, or tablet from participating providers. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

How do I sign up?

Use these tools to check eligibility and apply:

ANGELENO CONNECTIVITY TRUST WiFi HOTSPOTS 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.

LOW-COST COMPUTERS AND PHONES

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

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

Offers specialized phones and accessories for mobile phones.

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

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

TRAINING AND OTHER 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!

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.

The Access from AT&T program provides low-cost internet offers for eligible households.

The Spectrum Internet Assist low cost broadband program is available to eligible low-income households and seniors.

Through June 30, 2021, Cox is suspending late fees and extending payment relief offerings for Connect2Compete Program customers.

Frontier offers phone service or qualifying low-cost internet access through the California LifeLine Discount Program.

human-I-T is a California-based non-profit providing internet sign-up assistance for low-income families.

Starry Internet partners with the Housing Authority of the City of L.A. to expand affordable broadband.

T-Mobile offers internet plans at various pricing levels.

Verizon 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.

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