Low Income Family Internet Access & Computer Program

Connect2Compete (C2C) is a public-private collaboration committed to improving the lives of low-income Americans by building awareness, promoting digital literacy training, and increasing access to technology. The cable industry is a major partner who offers the C2C program locally in Nevada County with both our local providers of Comcast and SuddenLink participating. The program is offered to families with a child receiving free or reduced price school lunches through the National School Lunch Program.

Program Provisions

This program provides:
  1. $9.95 plus tax per month Internet service
  2. $149 plus tax computer
  3. Free Internet training and resources
Comcast offers their Internet Essentials program (Connect2Compete). The program is provided to residents in Comcast's service areas of Grass Valley, Nevada City, Lake Wild Wood, Penn Valley and their immediate surrounding areas.

Call 1-855-08-Internet, or 855-846-8376.

Suddenlink Pilot
Suddenlink is piloting their Connect2Compete program in another county in CA right now and expects to bring it to Nevada County in 2013 Their local service areas are Alta Sierra, Lake of the Pines, Donner Summit / Soda Springs area, and the Town of Truckee.

Suddenlink website
Call 877-694-9474