What is the difference between Lifeline and ACP?
Lifeline and ACP are both broadband programs. But what is the difference between the two programs? Energy crisis: blackouts, extreme temperatures, and drought expected this summer What is Lifeline? Lifeline is the Federal Communications Commission ... more
What are the eligibility requirements for ACP?
The Affordable Connectivity Program helps households pay for internet access. But, am I eligible, and how do I apply? Energy Assistance: 1000s could get $3,850 in help Do I qualify for ACP? Sometimes having a ... more
Benefits: You can apply for food stamps and SSI all at once
Many Americans are eligible for a total benefit of $1,091 if they apply and are approved for both SSI and food stamp benefits. The Social Security Administration is allowing anyone who applies for SSI to ... more
ACP could save you money- but what is it and who is eligible?
If you receive a benefit from Social Security, SNAP, Medicaid, or WIC you could get $30 off your internet. This savings opportunity is through ACP. If you keep working after reaching FRA will your Social ... more
What financial assistance programs are available in California?
California has multiple financial assistance programs available to residents. There are programs to assist with food costs, housing, medical care, and more. Stimulus: $150 for public transportation in Los Angeles The CalFresh Program There are ... more
Low income energy assistance in California- How to apply
There is a low income home energy assistance program in California that you might qualify for. This grant could provide the financial relief you need. Homeowners: How to apply for assistance through the Homeowners Assistance ... more
Assistance: Free diapers and feminine products for thousands available
Los Angeles County has created various programs to offer assistance to its residents. Now they're giving free diapers and feminine hygiene products. The pilot program was approved this week by the Los Angeles County board ... more
What are entitlement programs?
There are a variety of entitlement programs in the US overseen by the federal government. There are both contributory and non-contributory programs. What is the average Social Security benefit for retired workers each month? What ... more
Assistance: Low income families eligible for free Verizon internet
Verizon is now offering assistance to families that need help to afford internet services. They're offering a free high-speed option to qualifying families. In all, there are over 20 million families without reliable internet in ... more
Assistance: Low Income Energy Assistance Program and how to get $1,000
Some Americans who are struggling to pay their bills may be lucky enough to qualify for assistance worth up to $1,000 per year. This is through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The program ... more
Assistance: Get COVID help with internet bill
The Federal Communications Commission will now be offering assistance each month on qualifying household's broadband internet bill. This program was introduced in Dec. of 2020 by Congress. The program is called the Emergency Broadband Benefit ... more
What is TANF, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families?
Many low income families can benefit from various programs that offer cash assistance. With holidays and winter approaching, people are feeling a strain on their wallet now more than ever. Families struggling may be able ... more