The Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion project seeks to positively impact the life of families in our community by helping them bridge the digital divide. The project is made possible through a grant from the Eden Hall Foundation and is managed by Computer Reach.
The project will provide Wi-Fi Hotspots with a year's worth of internet access to qualifying participants for free.
Qualifying participants will receive all of the following at no cost to them:
To participate in this program you must:
Be a Wilkinsburg Borough resident
Have a K-12 age child living at home
The process is simple:
Step 1: Parent please fill out the Registration form below.
Step 2: Once your form is processed, you will receive a call from our team to schedule your device set up and orientation session at your residence.
Step 3: After that, you will be ready to start using the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Parent Please fill out this form and a Computer Reach team member will reach out to you as soon as possible.
The device, internet access, and support ARE COMPLETELY FREE TO THE QUALIFYING PARTICIPANTS.
There are no and there won't be any fees, hidden costs, or any type of charges to the participants at any point.
We estimate the one year service from the moment after the completion of the device set up and orientation session (which takes place at your residence).
Computer Reach and its partners will provide funding to renew the service at no cost to the participant.
The Wi-Fi device is a Franklin T-9 Mobile Hotspot. These are its key features:
This means that if you were to have any issues with the device, you can reach out to us and Computer Reach will provide tech support over the phone, virtually and in-person, if needed.
This quality and timely support is free to you through our Digital Navigator service.
You can access our support services by following this link:
You can also access our Digital Literacy Support page here:
If your device breaks, or stops working, and we are unable to fix it, we will provide you with a new device in a timely manner and at no cost to you.
We plan to provide 200 devices to qualifying participants. One device per household and while supplies last in a first-come, first-served basis.