COVID 19 Resources

Federal Broadband Benefits:

The Affordable Connectivity Program provides a discount of up to $30 per month for broadband services for eligible consumers. Consumers who live on qualifying Tribal lands can receive enhanced support of up to $75 per month toward broadband services.

Additionally, the program provides a one-time device discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider. The one-time discount requires a consumer co-payment of more than $10 and less than $50. 

Note: The Affordable Connectivity Program began accepting consumer applications and enrollments on December 31, 2021. To apply, visit

Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available for back rent and to pay forward in some cases. Help line: 833-488-3727 (833-4VT-ERAP). SEVCA has staff on hand to support the application process. Please call 800-464-9951 and listen to the auto-prompt for your local Family Services office.

Vermont Homeowner Assistance Program is available to homeowners who are late on tax, mortgage, or utility payments due to the pandemic. For more information visit If you need help applying call Windham and Windsor Housing: (802) 246-2116.

“Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world. ”

Jane Addams (U.S. social worker, 1860-1935)