PHLConnectEd: internet Access Available for Pre-K Students

Posted by City of Philadelphia on April 27, 2021

Big news!  PHLConnectED will now be available for pre-K student households who live in the City of Philadelphia. Help us spread the word!

Pre-K–12 student households qualify for PHLConnectED if they meet one of the program eligibility requirements listed below:

  • Do not have internet access; or
  • Have mobile phone internet access only; or
  • Are experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity; or
  • Have students who participate in remote learning in locations without internet access.

If households already have internet in their homes, they qualify if they:

  • Participate in public benefit programs with income qualifications like Medicaid; or
  • Have students designated as English Learners; or
  • Have students who receive special education services.

To learn more about PHLConnectED, visit Families can get connected for free by dialing 2-1-1. For language services, press 8. The PHLConnectED 211 hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and available in over 150 languages.

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