We are excited to announce that as of September 1, 2022, the Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project is transitioning to promoting and assisting qualifying families apply for the ACP. This ACP assistance will be available until March 2023.
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program run by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices like a laptop or tablet.
You are likely eligible if your household’s income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, or if you or someone you live with currently receives a government benefit like SNAP, Medicaid, SSI, WIC, Pell Grant, or Free and Reduced-Price Lunch.
If your household is eligible, you could receive:
Computer Reach, and its partners, are committed to making sure all underserved Wilkinsburg families are able to learn more and participate of our Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project; thus we continue to reach out and meet with community stakeholders and local officials in Wilkinsburg.
Dave Sevick, Computer Reach's Executive Director &
John Antinori, Wilkinsburg Borough Manager
Sam Garfinkel, Meta Mesh Wireless Communities Executive Director &
Will Perez , Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Manager &
Jen Blatz, Computer Reach's Business Development,
Sharon Watkins, Partner4Work & Cassandra Masters, Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh
Wilkinsburg Community Ministry provides services to approximately 5,000 residents per year, including senior citizens, citizens with disabilities, at-risk youth, and families who are economically challenged, unemployed, under-employed or facing emergency situations.
Dave Sevick, Computer Reach Executive Director, Will Perez, Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Manager, Ruth Kittner,
Wilkinsburg Community Ministry Executive Director, Joe Davis, Wilkinsburg Community Ministry Member-at-large
The Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project registration table at Wilkinsburg Community Ministry's Food pantry.
Wilkinsburg Family Support Center Family support is a family-focused approach to human service delivery. It is community based and there are no eligibility requirements for participation. As opposed to identifying and fixing what is wrong, family support focuses on identifying and building upon family strengths.
Phylicia Tarpley, Director of Wilkinsburg Family Support Center, & Will Perez, Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Manager
This was event hosted by Royally Fit, which provides health and wellness resources to neighborhoods that disproportionately lack access to these resources. It was great opportunity to meet our Wilkinsburg families right where they live.
Aquene Watkins-Wise, Royally Fit's Chief Advocating Officer, & Will Perez, Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Manager
Amil Cook, Director of Technology Programs & Curriculum Community Forge & BootUp, & Will Perez, Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Manager
Este programa también está disponible para familias de habla hispana.
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