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Welcome to TLC for Kids!

updated June 30, 2020


tlc-logoTeach, Learn, & Connect (TLC) for Kids is YOUR place to learn or refresh your understanding of telecommunication programs available in Wisconsin--Lifeline, TEPP, and TAP.


Here you will find videos and fact sheets covering Lifeline, Lifeline on Tribal Lands, as well as information on the Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP) and Telecommunications Assistance Program (TAP).


Get started by visiting one of the shortcuts below, watching some videos, or reviewing and printing some free fact sheets!



What is the Lifeline Program?

What is the TEPP & TAP Program?

Apply for Lifeline

Find a Lifeline Provider (Statewide or Local)

Apply for TEPP & TAP

Read About the Universal Service Fund

COVID-19 Video Series


Fact Sheets
Lifeline: COVID Edition
Lifeline Explained
TEPP & TAP Explained

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