Caring for communities across Canada

At TELUS we're working hard to ensure everyone has access to world-leading technology and healthcare, including the most marginalized among us, through our Connecting for Good® programs.

Bridging digital and health divides

For almost a decade, our Connecting for Good programs have been supporting those who need it most.

Mobility for Good®

Free or subsidized, pre-loved smartphones and plans for youth emerging from foster care and
low‑income seniors.

Internet for Good®

Subsidized connectivity for in-need families, people with disabilities, low-income seniors and youth aging out of care.

Tech for Good™

Customized training and assistive technology for people with disabilities who face barriers using smartphones and tablets.

Health for Good™

Mobile clinics that bring primary healthcare and mental health support directly to people in need.

A young person and a senior sitting together and interacting with a smartphone.

Mobility for Good

Mobility for Good for youth provides a free smartphone and plan to youth aging out of foster care, helping them successfully transition to independence.

Mobility for Good for seniors provides access to a discounted smartphone and subsidized mobility rate plan for Canadian seniors receiving a Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) amount of $6,500 or more annually, ensuring that they stay connected to loved ones and can access important resources and information.

Program highlights


  • Free smartphones and plans for youth leaving foster care, with the option to buy a discounted device from

  • Subsidized plans with the option to buy a discounted device from

    for low-income seniors

  • Digital literacy and safety workshops and resources through



Making an impact

97%
of participants said the program makes it easier to stay connected to friends, family and support workers.
90%
said the program helped them foster a personal sense of security.
86%
said the program helped them find resources in a crisis.
37,000
computers donated to the Government of Canada’s Computers for Schools Plus program since 2001.

Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk

This program provides free smartphones and wireless plans to Indigenous women who are at risk of or surviving violence, helping them stay connected and safe.

It is offered in partnership with Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association*, BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, Prince George Native Friendship Centre, and Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia.

* Regional partners include: Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary, Hinton Friendship Centre Society, Red Deer Native Friendship Centre Society, Miywasin Native Friendship Centre, Napi Friendship Association, and Grande Prairie Friendship Centre
Indigenous artwork of a canoe with animals in it, overlaid above a landscape photo of water and mountains.

Artwork: nch7mut | One Heart, One Mind, One People míkw’achi7m | Marissa Nahanee, sḵwx̱wú7mesh and nisga’a Nation

Photo: Atl’kitsem | Texwnéwets | Howe Sounds, B.C. David Ward, Lil'wat First Nation

Connecting people in need

Watch how Mobility for Good is making a positive difference in communities across Canada.
How a smartphone program is helping seniors to stay healthy and safe
When Andrew stopped working due to health issues, it was tough financially. Yet it was still important for him to connect with his friends and family. That’s why our Mobility for Good for seniors program offers low-cost wireless plans and discounted smartphones to help low-income seniors stay connected to what matters most.

Inspiring true stories

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Internet for Good

TELUS Internet for Good offers subsidized, high-speed Internet to qualified low-income families and seniors, youth aging out of care and people with disabilities in need.*

Note: Internet for Good is provided as a TELUS wireline service only and is not available on our wireless network or for customers accessing TELUS High Speed Internet with a SmartHub.

* This program is only available in B.C., Alberta and some regions of Quebec.
Two seniors viewing a laptop. The person on the left is seated, while the person on the right is leaning over their shoulder.

Program highlights

  • Subsidized high-speed Internet, starting at $9.95 per month, with the option to buy a low-cost refurbished computer

  • Digital literacy and safety workshops and resources through

    ®

  • No contracts or cancellation fees.

Making an impact

96%
of Internet for Good participants said the program allows them to stay connected to the people and resources that matter most.
91%
said the program helped their children to continue learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
87%
said the program helped them feel more connected to their community.
37,000
computers donated to the Government of Canada’s Computers for Schools Plus program since 2001.

Connecting to brighter futures

Watch how Internet for Good is making a positive difference in communities across Canada.
Connecting Canadians in need - Internet for Good
Half of Canadian single mothers live in poverty. Our Internet for Good program connects families in need with high-speed internet for less than $10/month to help them succeed and focus on what matters most - their family.

Inspiring true stories

Discover how Internet for Good is helping people in Canada and changing lives.
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Tech for Good

Available nationwide, Tech for Good helps improve quality of life, independence and personal empowerment of people with disabilities by offering customized recommendations and training on assistive technology for mobile devices.

A collaboration between TELUS and March of Dimes Canada, the program supports people with disabilities regardless of their mobility provider.

Note: Tech for Good does not provide program participants with free smartphones or tablets. If additional assistive technology is required to optimize the use of a mobile device, financial assistance may be available.

Program highlights

  • Access to Assistive Technology Specialists with expert knowledge on accessibility challenges and assistive technologies

  • Personalized, virtual one-on-one assessment, recommendations and training on mobile devices and related assistive technologies, including apps, software and hardware 

  • Program participants receive a $20 monthly discount on TELUS consumer smartphone plans.

Making an impact

71%
of program participants report increased independence in completing day-to-day tasks and participating in recreation, leisure and social activities.
5,700
people with disabilities supported through Tech for Good.

How assistive technology ensures digital accessibility

Most smartphones and tablets have many assistive technology features built in. Learn how assistive tech for mobile devices can help people with disabilities overcome common barriers and help them live more independently.
Assistive technology for visual impairment
Today, most smartphones and tablets have many assistive technology features built in. If you're visually impaired, these features can make it easier to use your device and improve independence. For example, you can adjust the screen's colour, contrast, and brightness to help visually separate objects. The TELUS Tech for Good program provides one-on-one training on your device’s assistive technology features and offers recommendations on additional tools to help you use your device to live more independently.

Inspiring true stories

Discover how Tech for Good is providing inclusive access to technology for persons of all abilities.
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Health for Good

TELUS Health for Good mobile clinics bring primary and mental health care directly to people living on the streets in 22 communities across Canada. The program has supported more than 130,000 patient visits and counting, nationwide.

A TELUS Mobile Health Clinic team member attending to a patient.

TELUS Wise®

Our free digital literacy education program helps people of all ages stay safe and savvy in our digital world through informative workshops and resources.

Non-profit organization inquiries

If you’re an NPO seeking assistance not currently available through one of our Connecting for Good programs, please submit your request below.

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