Our Computer Assistance Program offers low-cost and free refurbished computers to eligible students to support their education. To qualify for this program, families must meet specific income criteria and provide documentation for verification. We take privacy and security seriously and adhere to all applicable laws and regulations to protect your personal information.
1.1 Low-Cost computer:
To be eligible for a low-cost computer, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
1.2 Free Of Charge computer:
To be eligible for a free of charge computer, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023
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For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,140 for each additional person.
Applicants must provide at least one of the following documents as proof of income:
We Care Act NYC takes your privacy and security seriously. By providing the requested documents, you consent to the use of this information for the sole purpose of determining your eligibility for the Computer Assistance Program. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your explicit consent, except as required by law or when necessary for the administration of the program.
As with any online submission, there is always a risk of unauthorized access or interception of data. We use industry-standard security measures to protect your information, but we cannot guarantee complete security.
It is your responsibility to redact or remove any sensitive information from the documents that is not necessary for verifying your eligibility.
4.1 Application Process:
4.2 Computer Distribution: