The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will provide a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband internet service for eligible households. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household. As of May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll through an approved provider or by visiting https://getemergencybroadband.org. Frequently asked questions and program updates can be found on the FCC’s website.
Daystar can assist with utility or mortgage assistance. For more information, please call (727) 825-0442.
Pinellas Opportunity Council is currently assisting with rent and utilities. Please contact (727) 823-4101 and leave a message. You can also visit https://poc-inc.org/emergency-services-program/ and apply online for assistance.
We Help can assist with water bills.
If you have not received assistance during this calendar year (2021), then you are eligible for assistance.
Please apply using the link: Water Assistance Application.
It can be completed and submitted on a computer or a mobile phone.