There are a variety of programs available in Wisconsin to help households pay for and obtain access to basic utility, telecommunications, and internet services.
Learn how to lower your utility bills by reducing consumption, work with your utility on payment arrangements, and apply for financial assistance programs for electric, natural gas, and water bills.
Lifeline provides low-income Wisconsin residents affordable access to essential telecommunications services by discounting the cost of phone, cell, and internet services.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare, and more.
TEPP helps people with disabilities buy specialized equipment in order to use basic telephone services.
Visit the Wisconsin Broadband Office Broadband Consumer Resources page for more consumer resources related to broadband.
Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay Service (WTRS) is a free communication service that provides full telephone accessibility to Wisconsin citizens who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, or those with a speech disability.