Comcast just announced that it’s expanding its Internet Essentials program to veterans. Under this new program, eligible veterans will be able to access broadband internet for $9.95 a month plus tax.
To determine eligibility, veterans must be receiving state or federal public assistance and will need to provide one of the following documents:
- Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Pell Grant recipients
- Housing Choice Vouchers (HUD-VASH)
- Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF)
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
- Head Start
- National School Lunch Program
Once approved for the Internet Essentials program, eligible veterans can get a desktop or laptop computer for $149.99 plus tax.
For more details on eligibility and to start your application for the program, please visit here.