COVID 19 Resources

 

Broadband and Device Benefits Available

Federal Benefits:

For eligible households, the Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service as well as a onetime discount of up to $100 to purchase a device from participating providers if they contribute toward the purchase price.

To learn more about this benefit, eligibility, participating providers, and to apply, please visit getemergencybroadband.org

Vermont Benefits:

For eligible Vermont households, the Vermont Temporary Broadband Subsidy provides up to a $40 per month credit toward internet service subscriptions for March through December 2021.

To learn more about this benefit, eligibility, and to apply, please visit publicservice.vermont.gov/content/vermont-temporary-broadband-subsidy-program.

Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program for back rent and to pay forward in some cases is available and now with a paper application! Help line: 833-488-3727 (833-4VT-ERAP). SEVCA has staff on hand to support the application process. Support can be made by contacting your local SEVCA office, Westminster, Hartford, Springfield, or Brattleboro, 800-464-9951.


Windham & Windsor Housing Trust Home Retention Program is available to support renters or homeowners financially impacted by Covid. There are limited funds to bridge gaps to facilitate household financial stability. WWHT councilor is fluent in Spanish if language is a barrier for families. We are here to help. Contact Jeremy Paquette at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1937