Chromebook Loaner and Free Internet Program
Need a Chromebook? You can pick up a loaner Chromebook at: (student ID number needed). YOU CANNOT PICK-UP A CHROME BOOK AT CENTRAL!
Education Center at 440 N. Broad St., 1st floor lobby
Fitzpatrick Annex Building (rear of Fitzpatrick Elementary) at 4101 Chalfont
Dr.MLK High School at 6100 Stenton Ave
All centers will be open Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (excluding holidays).
Announcing PHLConnectED: Connecting Philadelphia K-12 Families with Internet for Digital Learning
- Does your family need home Internet access? Do you only have access to the web through a mobile phone?
PHLConnectED may be able to help your household get the Internet access it needs so your K-12 student can connect and learn.
- What is PHLConnectED?
PHLConnectED is the City’s initiative to help K-12 families get access to a reliable, high-speed Internet connection. Eligible students and families will be able to sign up for up to 2 years of Internet Essentials from Comcast service at no cost to them, or alternatively based on need, have access to a free T-Mobile hotspot until June 2022.
- Who can get connected through PHLConnectED?
Students and families who do not currently have any broadband (wireline/in home) Internet access or only have Internet access through their mobile phone may qualify for home Internet through Internet Essentials from Comcast. Students and families who are experiencing homelessness or are in-between housing may qualify for a cellular hotspot device.
- How to Connect:
If you would like to learn more about PHLConnectED and find out if you’re eligible, dial 2-1-1 and choose option “1”. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is available in over 150 languages.