To receive a computer from PCs for People a potential recipient must be below the 150% poverty level or be currently enrolled in a government assistance program. Below is the current 2015 150% poverty guidelines and examples of programs that are eligible:

Persons in Family
Max Allowed Income
  • Adult & Child Mental Health Case Management
  • Employment Services
  • Medical Assistance (must bring a document that says "MA" or "Medical Assistance" on it with your name. Note that many insurance cards do not say Medical Assistance.)
  • Food Support of Financial Assistance
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Section 8 or other Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • The National School Lunch Program's "Free Lunch" Program
  • Head Start
  • Extended Foster Care
  • Note: Medicare alone does not work as proof of income. If you receive Medicare, you must still bring another item listed to prove that you qualify.

For households that qualify under the net income test (150% poverty level) the following documentation will be acceptable as part of the application process:

  • The prior year's state, federal or tribal tax return
  • Three consecutive months worth of income statements from an employer or paycheck stubs within the current calendar year
  • A Social Security statement of benefits
  • A Veteran Administration statement of benefits
  • A retirement/pension statement of benefits
  • An Unemployment/Workmen's Compensation statement of benefits
  • Federal or tribal notice letter of participation in General Assistance
  • A divorce decree, child support or other official document

St. Paul Office Hours

PCs for People Headquarters
1481 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, MN 55104

Monday - Friday - ( 10:00 am to 5:30 pm )
Saturday - Sunday - ( closed )

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