Resources to Help Those in Need
Resources to Help
Please know that our counselors have shared information to help during this difficult time. Visit the following link for more information: http://www.cobblearning.net/sopecreekcounselors3/
MUST ministries is working on distributing food to families who might benefit. They will be posting updates on pickup locations and times on their website.
Several companies are offering free or discounted internet service so students can have access to online instruction.
Food Pick-up Locations
Starting Wednesday, MUST Ministries will be operating 29 food pantries inside Cobb Schools to distribute boxes of food to families in need. For more details, Click Here
is offering an internet essentials package FREE for 60 days
Click link below for more information: https://www.wxyz.com/news/national/coronavirus/comcast-offering-internet-essentials-package-free-for-60-months-during-coronavirus-outbreak
Comcast Internet Essentials: Offers affordable home internet service for just $9.95 per month– with no contract, credit check or installation fees. You automatically qualify for the Internet Essentials package if your child participates in the school lunch program, you are receiving HUD housing assistance, a low-income senior, a community college student in Colorado or Illinois or a verified low-income veteran. You will also have the option to purchase a laptop or desktop computer for only $149.
Call : No direct number for this program; must login to enter phone number and receive a call from an agent
Spectrum Internet Assist- Provides affordable high-speed internet connection to low-income families, students and seniors for just $14.99 per month.
PCs for People
A nonprofit organization that provides low-cost computers and free or affordable internet connection for low-income households. Potential recipients must be living below the 200% poverty level and currently enrolled in a government assistance program. PC for people offers high-speed internet for only $11.25 per month with no credit check or hidden fees. You will also be eligible to receive affordable PC or laptop repair for as low $25.
Call : 1-855-243-8892
Access by AT&T:
A low-cost wireless home internet plan for low-income households. Access by AT&T provides high-speed internet service for $5-$10 per month. At least one person of your household should receive SSI or SNAP benefits to be qualified.
Go online: https://www.att.com/shop/internet/access/#!/ OR Call AT&T @ 855.220.5211
Everyoneon.org – no income requirements
EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans. We work with device refurbishes, so individuals and their families can purchase discounted devices, including $150 tablets and $199 laptops. By calling 1-855-EVRY1ON or visiting everyoneon.org, users can discover the closest class in their communities. https://everyoneon.org/get-connected/ to find resources in area by zip code
Cobb County School District’s Enrollment Partner Code & URL
o URL is www.everyoneon.org/cobbk12
o Partner Code is: cobbk12
o Please note: The partner code (everyoneon.org/*partnercode) is case-sensitive. To access the portal, visit www.everyoneon.org/portal and enter the credentials below:
§ username: cobbk12 password: password
Community Crisis Resources
Stay safe and healthy during this difficult time.