Free Cell Phone Packages for Young People Aging out of Care

Details

Deadline/Expiry Date: 
11 Jun 2020 10:29 AM (Thursday)

Contact

Name of Organization: 
Telus
Contact Name: 
Contact Staff by Email
Contact Email: 
info@cafdn.org

TELUS Free Cell Phone Packages for Young People Aging out of Care

TELUS is working with Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada to support young people in their transition out of care in BC by providing free cell phone packages over a two-year period. The $0 cell phone package will include a monthly phone and data plan with unlimited across Canada talk and text and up to 3GB of monthly data for 2 years. After that the price will be $35 per month (plus applicable taxes).

Who is eligible?
Young people who were in permanent or temporary care of Ministry of Children and Family Development/Delegated Aboriginal Agency or on a youth agreement as of their 19th birthday OR eligible for the Agreement with Young Adults Program, AND who are:
• Aged 19 to 26 at the time of application
• Able to pay any applicable overage costs (data or additional features);
youth can set up alerts to prevent incurring data overage costs
• Willing to fill out surveys and share information with Children’s Aid
Foundation of Canada and TELUS to help evaluate the program and measure
its impact
• Able to sign up for a new cell phone plan within 4 months of applying to
Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada
• Have not previously participated to the TELUS Mobility for Good program
through the Ministry of Children and Family Development

The website has more information about how the program works and how to apply.