Sac City Families: Please call the Attendance and
Engagement Office at (916) 643-2121 for
help getting connected to internet service.
Program: partnership with Sac City Unified, City of
Sacramento and Comcast to provide eligible Sac City Unified
families with free internet at home for six months.
District Internet Hot Spots: A limited number of Internet Hot
Spots are available by request. Please contact your school
site for more information. Hot spots are provided based on
the following criteria:
unable to obtain service through Kids Connect Program
Hotspots across the country open and free. Many of
these hotspots are in neighborhoods and might be accessible
from your home.
Essentials: New Internet Essentials customers will
receive two free months of Internet service if you apply and
are approved by December 31, 2020. After promotion, regular
AT&T: AT&T has
opened all public WiFi hotspots and will not charge customers for
any late fees or overages. AT&T
access is offering $10/mo and waiving home internet
data overage fees until 9/30/20. (Does not apply to DSL).
LifeLine Program: this government assisted wireless
service provides discounted home phone and cell phone
services to eligible low income families and individuals.
Qualified customers can receive a free cell phone along with
unlimited free minutes and free texts every
its ability to reimburse volunteers directly in real-time,
expensify.org is uniquely positioned to help families in need
immediately. They are matching SNAP grocery purchases up to
$50 per family.
Mobile Testing Site Open to Public (Updated
5/6/20) - Anyone 18 years or older living in
Sacramento County can now get tested for COVID-19 simply by
completing the screening survey. Once the screener is completed,
participants will be eligible for an appointment at the Mobile
Testing Site at Cal Expo. It is no longer symptom driven.
This testing is free. Website: https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/eligibility/
– Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990; 24/7,
365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate
crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional
distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.