Computers for Families News

puzzle-piece June 2017

Another year closes for CFF,  and on July 1, we embarked on our 21st year. With it comes change as Kris moves on into retirement and leaves the program in the capable hands of Chelsea Duffy and Walter La Riba. As schools adopt various technologies from 1-1 iPads to Chromebooks, demand for CFF services holds steady nevertheless. Last year, some 480 new families entered the program and our overall program total rose to 11,698 computers distributed.

puzzle-pieceDiscounted Connect 2 Complete Internet

Computers for Families partners with Cox Communications to make discounted Internet available to eligible area families. The Connect 2 Compete program is available to those with K-12 students receiving free lunch in the National School Lunch Program who meet certain other requirements. Please contact CFF for more information and assistance in registering for the program, call 855-222-3252 or go to

puzzle-pieceSchedule 2017 – 2018

PLEASE check with the office for any changes.


Harding Elementary School – Oct. 19

Goleta Valley Community Center – Oct. 28

Peabody Charter School – Nov. 1


Eligibility and enrollment for Computers for Families

Requirements for students:

  • In grades 4-6 in Santa Barbara, Goleta, or Hope schools districts or K-5  in Carpinteria
  • Lack adequate access to a home computer to complete their school work
  • (optional) Home needs a router to connect devices to the Internet

Eligible families are invited to attend a distribution at their school, or alternatively, contact the Computers for Families office directly to set an appointment. Contact the CFF office for more information.

Elegibilidad e inscripción para el programa Computadoras para Familias

Requisitos para estudiantes:

  • En los grados 4-6 en los distritos escolares de Santa Barbara, Goleta y  Hope, grados K-5 en Carpinteria
  • No tenga acceso adecuado a una computadora en casa para  completar sus tareas
  • (opcional) Si Ud. necesita un router para conectar dispositivos a Internet. ( WiFi )

Las familias elegibles pueden contactarse con el representante de CFF en sus respectivas  escuelas para obtener ayuda. Preguntar en la oficina. Alternativamente,  las familias pueden ponerse en contacto con la oficina de Computadoras para Familias directamente para hacer una cita.

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