Connecting families in need
Having access to reliable internet is increasingly important in today’s interconnected world. But for less fortunate families, it can still be a struggle. 42% of low-income homes don’t have internet.
Internet for GoodTM is an innovative partnership between TELUS, the British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and the Ministry of Community and Social Services in Alberta that provides eligible families with the tools and connectivity they need to succeed.
Internet plans starting at just $9.95 per month (plus applicable taxes) for two years
Speeds of up to 25 megabits per second (where available) and up to 300 gigabits of data per month
Access to a low cost refurbished computer
Digital literacy support available at any of our TELUS Learning Centre
Access to free TELUS Wise® training and tools to participate safely in our digital world
Are you eligible?
Internet for Good supports thousands of low-income Canadian families currently receiving income assistance under the Employment and Assistance Act or disability assistance under the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act (collectively, “BCEA”).
You are eligible for Internet for Good if you have received either:
A letter from the British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction with a unique access code. If so, please call TELUS at 604-310-6988 to sign up.
A letter from the Government of Canada with a unique access code. If so, please visit www.connecting-families.ca to sign up.
Bringing digital equality to low-income families
Struggling Vancouver moms Reava Connolly and Jessica Taylor found meaningful connections online and with their children with help from Internet for Good.