ACP – Affordable Connectivity Program
What is ACP?
ACP is a new federal program that helps low income families afford the cost of having internet service at home.
ACP Participants Receive
- Up to a $30/month discount on your internet service
- Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
- A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)
There are four ways your household can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).
- Based on your household income
- If you or your child or dependent participate in certain government assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or other programs.
- If you or your child or dependent already receive a Lifeline Benefit
- You man also qualify for the ACP through a participating internet provider’s existing low-income program
If you or someone in your household participates in one of these programs you are automatically eligible for ACP:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Verterans Pension and Survivor Benefit
- Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including as U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools
- Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year