The Massachusetts Broadband Institute has launched a program to support internet connectivity for unemployed Massachusetts residents that are working with MassHire and are actively seeking a job. MassHire operates 29 one-stop career centers and is committed to increasing meaningful career opportunities for job seekers and expanding the talent pool for businesses seeking trained, skilled employees.
MBI and MassHire are partnering with Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon to meet the needs of unemployed jobseekers that are confronting technology barriers to access and effectively use the internet. Unemployed job seekers that satisfy program requirements may be eligible for subsidized internet service through June 30, 2021, access to a computer, and access to digital literacy training resources.
Mass Internet Connect is a component of the Baker-Polito Administration’s comprehensive Economic Recovery Plan and was officially launched on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021.
Click the images below to download a PDF flyer for each of the programs.
If you believe you may be eligible for this program or would like to learn more about the program, please contact your nearest MassHire Career Center. Click on the link below to find your local Career Center: