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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
December 8, 2021 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
The Friends of Trenton Free Public Library is collaborating with Building Better Communities and Elements of the Community, Inc. to provide the Trenton community with access to the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Starting November 10, Every Wednesday from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm, staff from the two community partners will be at the library to help patrons apply for the tablets with Free WIFI. Eligible patrons or households will receive the tablet onsite. A one-time $20 activation fee will be required.
Valid State ID required;
Must also bring one of the following documents:
- SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
- MEDICAID (NOT MEDICARE)
- SSI (NOT SSD)
- VA PENSION BENEFIT
- FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING (FPHA)
- FREE & REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM
- SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM
- FEDERAL PELL GRANT SECTION 401
- LOSS OF INCOME OR LAYOFF SINCE FEBRUARY 29, 2020
Questions about the event, CALL 609-922-1722
For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, please visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.