Youth

If you’re a youth aging out of care, you may be eligible for our Mobility and Internet for Good programs.

See below for program details and how to apply.
A young adult smiling as she connects with friends on a smartphone she received through the Mobility for Good program.

Mobility for Good

A collaboration between TELUS and Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada (CAFC) and select Centre de Jeunesse Foundations, Mobility for Good® helps youth aging out of care achieve independence by providing them with a free phone and a choice between a free or low-cost plan. This enables them to stay in touch with friends and vital support networks, search for somewhere to live, find education and job opportunities, and build credit.

Program details

Mobility for Good - 5GB 5G+

$
0
per month for two years, $25 per month thereafter1
  • 5 GB of shareable2 data at speeds up to 2Gbps and unlimited data at reduced speeds per month3

  • Unlimited Canada-wide talk & text

Mobility for Good - 10GB 5G+

$
10
per month for two years, $35 per month thereafter1
  • 10 GB of shareable2 data at speeds up to 2Gbps and unlimited data at reduced speeds per month3

  • Unlimited Canada-wide talk & text
What’s included in the plans?

Get a brand new moto g play smartphone on us4

You can apply if you:

  • Have lived experience in the child welfare system and can produce a letter of eligibility completed on your behalf by a ministry/agency representative
  • Are between the age of majority in the province where you currently reside (see below) and age 26 at the time of your application

    • Age 18 in AB, MB, ON, P.E.I., QC, SK.
    • Age 19 in B.C., N.B., N.L., N.W., N.S., NU, Y.T.

  • Meet the specific requirements of the province where you were in care:

    British Columbia:
    Is eligible for The Strengthening Abilities and Journeys of Empowerment (SAJE) program, formerly known as the Agreement with Young Adults Program

How to apply

  • Apply online


  • Download a
    letter of eligibility
    specific to the province in which you were in care
  • Ask an official representative (worker, employee, volunteer) from a youth agency/organization/Ministry to confirm your care status and complete the letter of eligibility (note that this is the same letter used for the Internet for Good program).
  • Submit your application via the online portal below

Please note:

If you were in care in one province but have since moved to another province or territory, you are still eligible to apply as long as you are at the age of majority in the province where you currently reside.

What to expect after you apply

  • We will review and respond to all applications within 1 week (response may be slower for mail in applications)
  • If approved, you will be sent a code along with information on purchasing a discounted phone from Mobile Klinik (if required) and instructions on how to sign up for the plan. If you cannot find the confirmation email in your inbox, please check your spam or junk mail folder.
  • We recommend that you secure a device prior to signing up for the wireless plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

Non-profit organization requests

If you’re a non-profit seeking program assistance, please submit your inquiry using our online form.

Contact us

If you have any questions about Mobility for Good after reviewing
Frequently Asked Questions
, please contact us at
[email protected]
.

Success stories

Learn more about how our Connecting for Good programs are making a positive difference in communities across Canada.

Internet for Good

Internet for Good® helps youth aging out of care get the connectivity they need to succeed.

Program details

Internet 25

$
10
per month for 24 months (plus taxes)5
  • 25Mbps6 download speed

  • 25Mbps6 upload speed

  • 300GB of monthly data

Ideal for:
  • Up to 3 devices

  • Emailing and online browsing
Most popular

Internet 50

$
20
per month for 24 months (plus taxes)7
  • 50Mbps6 download speed

  • 50Mbps6 upload speed

  • Unlimited monthly data

Ideal for:
  • Up to 5 devices

  • Sharing and posting online

Internet 150

$
35
per month for 24 months (plus taxes)8
  • 150Mbps6 download speed

  • 150Mbps6 upload speed

  • Unlimited monthly

Ideal for:
  • Up to 11 devices

  • Streaming and online gaming
What’s included in the plans?
Get Optik TV® for $30/mo. when you bundle your TV and internet plan.9
Watch your favourites on just about any device, anywhere, anytime.10
A TELUS digital TV box and a remote.

You can apply if you:

  • Have been in the child welfare system and can produce a letter of eligibility completed on your behalf by a ministry/agency representative.
  • Are between the age of majority in the province in which you currently reside and 26 when you apply.

    Age 18 in AB
    Age 19 in B.C.

  • Meet the below province-specific care requirements according to the province in which you were in care

    British Columbia: Is eligible for The Strengthening Abilities and Journeys of Empowerment (SAJE) program, formerly known as the Agreement with Young Adults Program

    Alberta:
    Are, or would have been eligible for a Support and Financial Assistance Agreement in Alberta or would have been under a TAP (Transition to Adulthood program) agreement

How to apply

  • Apply online


  • Download a letter of eligibility specific to the province in which you were in care
  • Ask an official representative (worker, employee, volunteer) from a youth agency/organization/Ministry to confirm your care status and complete the letter of eligibility (note that this is the same letter used for the Mobility for Good program).
      • British Columbia letter of eligibility  (
        PDF
        ,
        Word
        )
      • Alberta letter of eligibility (
        PDF
        ,
        Word
        )
  • Submit your application via the online portal below.

  • Apply by mail


If you do not have access to email, you can mail your documents to: 
TELUS
Attention: CART - Internet for Good Program
4535 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC 
V5G 1J9
If applying by mail, please include your full name, return address, and contact phone number. If you provide an email address, we can expedite our response to your application.

Please note:


  • Documentation will be used for eligibility validation and then deleted or shredded. TELUS will be recording your name, mailing address, email (if applicable) and last four digits of a unique identifier. 
  • Individuals are encouraged to enlist the help of a friend, family member or case worker to apply on their behalf if necessary.
  • The Internet for Good program 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.

What to expect after you apply

  • We will review and respond to all applications within 1 week (response may be slower for mail in applications)
  • If approved, you will be sent a code and a TELUS call centre phone number to call to sign up. If you cannot find the confirmation email in your inbox, please check your spam or junk mail folder.
  • The call centre agent can help you sign up for the service or help existing customers who qualify for this program to migrate from their current plan

Frequently Asked Questions

Non-profit organization requests

If you’re a non-profit seeking program assistance, please submit your inquiry using our online form.

Contact us

If you have any questions about Internet for Good after reviewing
Frequently Asked Questions
, please contact us at
[email protected].

Success stories

Learn more about how our Connecting for Good programs are making a positive difference in communities across Canada.