Low-cost Internet, Computers & Computer Training for Milwaukee Residents
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The Internet is essential. As work, education, and daily life increasingly requires broadband connectivity, every Milwaukee resident must be able to access and use the Internet to its full potential. Below are some resources to assist:
AT&T Internet Access
Access from AT&T provides low-cost internet service for eligible households.
In response to COVID-19, Digital Bridge has partnered with local organizations, including Spectrum, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), and United Way to provide access to digital learning for students and work friendly devices for professionals by sourcing refurbished technology.
A nonprofit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunity by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings.
While practicing social distancing you can access library resources from home or wherever you are. Books, music, movies, magazines, educational resources, and games. All available 24/7. The Milwaukee Public Library has so many ways to help you learn and have fun.
A federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get up to $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both.
Milwaukee Housing Authority
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) has five Neighborhood Network Computer Centers located in various developments that offer residents and surrounding neighborhood residents the opportunity to link into internet and computer resources.
Milwaukee Public Library Resources
Back to School resources for Milwaukee families (De Regreso a Clases)
PCs for People
Provides affordable computers and low-cost internet eligible individuals and nonprofits, including refurbished desktop & laptop computers, low-cost mobile Internet, and affordable computer repair.
Public Library Computers & Internet
The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) wishes to provide equitable computer access to citizens. All MPL locations provide desktop and laptop options for patron usage. MPL also provides robust wireless connectivity at all locations.
Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has posted a list of Internet resources available in Wisconsin. Please visit the PSC of Wisconsin website for a complete set of information and many other options on how to gain access to internet during Public Health Emergency
Spectrum Internet Assist
Get high-speed internet at an affordable price. Spectrum Internet Assist is available exclusively to qualified households.
A new prepaid offering that makes wireless more accessible and affordable for everyone.
Children and Families
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee
A fall programming that provides an alternative to online learning at home, which may not be an option for parents and guardians who work outside the home and may present challenges for work-at-home parents or families unfamiliar with virtual learning.
Department of Public Instruction
Provides resources for students and families
This search tool uses ZIP code data to help identify low-cost Internet options for students who don’t have a broadband connection at home, as well as additional resources to address the Digital Equity gap.
Milwaukee Public Schools
Online learning resources and activities to ensure continuous learning during this extended school closure due to COVID-19.
YMCA Extended Learning Academy
An in-person program that supports students, ages 4-17, who are e-learning through their school district.