Low-cost Internet for Youth Aging Out of Care offered by Telus

** This information is provided as a public service and is subject to change. Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance.

Telus is now offering high speed Internet for $9.95/month to Youth Aging Out of Care.

You can apply if you:

  • Have been in the child welfare system and can produce a letter of eligibility completed on your behalf by a ministry/agency representative.
  • Are between the age of majority in the province in which you currently reside and 26 when you apply.
    • Age 18 in Alberta
    • Age 19 in British Columbia
  • Meet the below province-specific care requirements according to the province in which you were in care.
    • In BC: 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 are eligible for the Agreement with Young Adults Program
    • In AB: Are, or would have been eligible for a Support and Financial Assistance Agreement in Alberta

Provide the following information:

  • Download a letter of eligibility specific to the province in which you were in care- British Columbia letter of eligibility (PDF, Word)- Alberta letter of eligibility (PDF, Word)
  • Ask an official representative (worker, employee, volunteer) from a youth agency/organization/Ministry to confirm your care status and complete the letter of eligibility.
  • Email your Internet for Good Letter of Eligibility to [email protected]

If applying by mail, please include your full name, return address, and contact phone number. If you provide an email address, Telus can expedite the response to your application. send the above information to:

Attention: CART – Internet for Good Program
4535 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 4P3

Once you are approved, Telus will email or mail you a code and instructions on how to signup for the plan. Telus is offering 25Mbps for $9.95/month plus tax and 50Mbps for $19.95/month plus tax.

For more information and to apply online go to https://www.telus.com/en/social-impact/connecting-canada/youth/application

VCN does not officially endorse Telus and is not affiliated with this program. However, if you have any questions about Telus or about the Internet for Good program, feel free to email the VCN Help Desk at [email protected] or call 778-724-0826 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Please do not send VCN your SIN or forms related to the Telus program.