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For Students and Families

PSC Internet Helpline

The Public Service Commission has established their Internet & Phone helpline for Wisconsin consumers. Callers can speak directly with a dedicated staff member to learn about options available in their area and discuss eligibility for discounts on critical communications services. Please dial 608-267-3595 to speak with dedicated PSC staff or leave a voicemail.

Phone: 608-267-3595

PSC Links to Additional Resources for Families

WiFi Map

This mapping tool displays public WiFi locations that have been self-reported by entities and individuals to the Public Service Commission and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The map displays hundreds of locations where citizens can go to use WiFi when it is not available at home while also maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 public health emergency. New locations are being added as they become available.

Wisconsin Public Wi-Fi Locations Map Website


The Affordable Connectivity Program helps low-income households pay for broadband service with discounts up to $30/month ($75 on Tribal Land). Eligible households enroll through an approved provider or by visiting


The Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides assistance for current and/or overdue Internet bills. Eligible households may receive up to 12 months of assistance.

How to Apply

For questions about this information, contact Rachel Schemelin (608) 266-5190