Additional Information and Resources

Affordable Broadband Internet Service for Low-income Households

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The program opens on May 12th and provides eligible households:

  • Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider if the household contributes more than $10 but less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

 Check out for a Consumer FAQ and other program resources.

Local Resources Available during COVID-19

Organization Services Provided Website Contact
Greater Randolph Area 
Services Program (G.R.A.S.P.)
Food Pantry
Hot Meal Delivery (Elderly)
Prescription Assistance
Website (210) 658-6351
Randolph Area Christian 
Assistance Program (R.A.C.A.P.)
Food Pantry
Rent Assistance
Prescription Medications
Utilities (Electric, Water, & Gas)
Website (210) 658-1613
Any Baby Can Diapers
Prescription Medications
Website (210) 377-0222
San Antonio Food Bank Food and Meals Website (210) 337-3663
Texas Diaper Bank Diapers for Children and Adults
Feminine Products
Website (210) 731-8118
Workforce Solutions Unemployment Assistance Website (210) 272-3260
Good Shepherd Catholic Church Emergency Financial Assistance
Food Pantry
N/A (210) 658-4350

United Way Guadalupe County 

(830) 372-9009

United Way Comal County

(830) 620-7760