• Heidy Alvarez

What is the Benefit Enrollment Center?

Updated: Jun 21

The Benefit Enrollment Center helps with applying for Medical, Utility, Food and RX Drug assistance programs. The Benefit Enrollment Center helps low income medicare eligible seniors and people with disabilities.

The cost of living has risen over the past months, and we can help you find additional ways that you can save money. You may be eligible for one or more programs. If you or someone you know is needing some extra help, contact Heidy Alvarez at 435-586-0170 or halvarez@fivecounty.utah.gov


Below is one of the programs that you may qualify for.

Affordable Connectivity Program

Internet access is now necessary for school, work and healthcare and more. However, for many households, it remains unaffordable. The Federal Communications Commission wants everyone to access reasonably priced internet prices. The Affordable Connectivity Program has launched a new program to help reduce the cost of getting internet at home.

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides discounts of up to :

$30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

$75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal Lands.

Some Households may receive a one- time discount of up to $100 towards a purchase of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. To qualify for this, households must contribute more than $10 and less than $ 50 toward the purchase.

Do you Qualify?

There are several different ways that you may qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program.

  • Based on you household Income- 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines

  • If you or your child or dependent participate in certain government assistance programs such as: - SNAP - Medicaid - WIC - Supplemental Security Income (SSI) -Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit -Free and Reduced- Price Lunch - Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year

Please note that not all Internet Companies participate in the Affordable Connectivity Program.

How Do I Apply?

Online- Login or create a new account to complete the ACP application online

Nv.fcc.gov

The application can also be done on paper. Complete the application and Household Worksheet and send them, along with copies of your proof documentation, to:

ACP Support Center

PO Box 7081

London, KY 40742

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