Connect Lanark

The Connect Lanark program offers a one-time grant of up to $2000.00 to qualified applicants to assist with installation of the necessary infrastructure to access reliable broad band internet.  The total project may exceed $2000.00, however the applicant would be responsible for paying any balance over and above the grant amount.  Applicants must meet income and asset limits to be eligible for the program.

 Who Qualifies?
Lanark County residents with a household income under $70,000, asset value of less than $200,000 and primary residence value of  less than $354,442.
 What Projects Might be Eligible?
Installation of necessary infrastructure such as towers, satellite dishes and/or wiring for reliable internet. Funding is not intended for ongoing internet costs or repairs to any installed infrastructure.
 How do I apply?

Applications for Connect Lanark are available here and or by mail upon request. Applications will be reviewed and approved until the funding allocation is depleted. You may also apply by calling 613-267-4200 ext. 2140 (toll free 1-888-952-6275).

 

Applications can be mailed to:

Lanark County Administration Building (Main Office)
99 Christie Lake Road,
Perth, ON, K7H 3C6
(Mail or Drop off)

Lanark County Social Services
52 Abbott Street North, Unit 4
Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 1W3
(Drop off only)

Lanark County Social Services
33 Lansdowne Street, Unit 43C (Mews Mall)
Carleton Place, ON
(Drop off only)

 

OR by Email to: ss@lanarkcounty.ca

 

 What Information Must I Provide to Determine if I am Eligible?
  • Photo Identification for adults of the household (Driver's License, Passport etc.)
  • Income verification for all members of the household (Pay Stubs, Notice of Assessment, Statement of Income)
  • Verification of Residency (Rental/Lease Agreement, Mortgage Document, Utility Statement)
  • Asset verification (90 days of current bank statement data and verification for any other household assets you have
  • Quote for the installation charges (quotes must be from qualified companies that have a business or HST number)

If you would like more information, would like to request to have an application mailed to you or you would like to book a phone appointment with a Social Services Caseworker please call (613)-267-4200, Ext 2140 or Toll-free 1-888-952-6275 Ext 2140.

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