Resources Beyond Food
It takes more than food to fight hunger. Issues such as employment, health, housing/utilities and transportation are just as important. Sort by Resource Type and/or County below to find the life stabilization resources that can best help you.
Emergency Internet Relief (ACP)
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) replaced the Emergency Broadband Benefit on December 31, 2021.
- Learn more about the ACP here.
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 the program transition and steps you may need to take to stay enrolled after March 1st here.
About the Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is an FCC benefit program that helps 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 if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.
Enrollment in the ACP is now open for households with at least one member qualifying under any of the following criteria:
- Has an income that is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines;
- Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
- Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;
- Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision;
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income program.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
Learn more here.
- Consumer FAQ – Questions and answers on eligibility, how to apply, participating service providers, connected device benefits, Tribal benefits and more.
- Participating Providers Look Up Tool – Find internet service providers offering the Affordable Connectivity Program discount in your state or territory.
- Affordable Connectivity Program Consumer Information
- ACPBenefit.org – The website where consumers will be able to enroll.
- Submit an ACP Complaint – File an informal consumer complaint against your provider involving the ACP.
- Read the ACP Fact Sheet (Spanish)
- Read the ACP Fact Sheet (English)