Program offers internet, computer discount for eligible families

Families of students in the Liberty Central School District are eligible to receive up to $30 per month toward their internet bills, as well as a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer or tablet.

The money is provided as part of the Affordable Connectivity Program. All households with a child who was approved to receive free or reduced price school meals under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, within the last 12 months, including children who attend schools participating in the Community Eligibility Provision, are eligible for ACP benefits. 

Families whose household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain federal assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, SSI or WIC, or Tribal assistance programs may also qualify.

Lifeline program participants also automatically qualify for the ACP.

Families can sign up and find fully covered plans at (mobile-accessible and available in Spanish) or by calling 877-384-2575.