Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) is excited to tell you about the federal Affordable Connectivity Program that helps many low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices.
The Affordable Connectivity Program provides discounted monthly internet service for qualifying households
The benefit includes:
Frequently Asked Questions
*Click to see answersAm I eligible?
You are eligible if one member of your household meets any of the criteria below:
- Have an income that is at 200% or less of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
- Participates in any of the following assistance programs: Basic Food (SNAP), Apple Health (Medicaid), Federal Public Housing Assistance, Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline
- Participates in any of the following Tribal specific programs: Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or Tribal Head Start (income based)
- Participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income internet program.
There are three ways you can apply:
- Reach out to your current service provider and ask if they participate in the Affordable Connectivity Program. They will provide details on services they may have available as part of the program and options to apply discounts to your existing service (if applicable).
- If you don’t have a current service provider, or if they don’t participate in the program, you can apply online on the FCC website.
- You can also apply by mail. Print an application in English or Spanish. Complete the application and send with proof of eligibility to:
ACP Support Center
PO Box 7081
London, KY 40742