Low Cost Computer and Internet Services
Having access to a computer and internet is something that many families desire and will ask for when they first arrive. Access to internet can help individuals stay connected to their families, search for jobs and continue their educations.
Internet Essentials will provide a low cost refurbished computers to families that meet certain income qualifications and low cost internet to families who have children that are eligible for the National School Lunch Program.
Access from AT&T is available for individuals or families where at least one member receives SNAP or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. The internet plans range from $5.00-$10.00 per month. Please note that it is very important that a family notify Access from AT&T if they are no longer eligible for the program as they will loose service and be billed at the regular rate.
If the family is not yet in a financial situation where they can purchase a computer, the library offers free access to computers and internet. While it may not be the most convenient situation, libraries provide many great resource that families can utilize to meet their needs.