Need assistance paying your Internet bill?

Great Northern Services and Siskiyou Economic Development are here to help.

If you have applied for the Subsistence Payment Program with Great Northern Services, be sure to let Siskiyou Telephone know. Your account will not be subject to disconnection for non-payment during the application process.

Has your household been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Subsistence Payment Program Application


Resources are available to help income-qualified Siskiyou County residents. Households struggling with their utilities can apply for the Subsistence Payment Program through Great Northern Services or call 1-530-938-4115 extension 122.

  • Qualified households can receive up to $900 total covering past and current utility bills.

  • To receive assistance, you must meet the program requirements and complete and submit all required documentation before June 30, 2023.

  • Broadband/Internet: Provide a copy of all pages of the household’s most recent bill from Siskiyou Telephone. The current bill cannot be a “final or closing bill” and there needs to be a minimum of 22 elapsed days in the billing cycle. The program cannot pay for landline telephone services.

  • Visit for complete program details.

Mail ALL pages of the application packet with your documentation to:

Great Northern Services – ATTN: CDBG‐CV Subsistence Payments | 310 Boles St. | Weed, CA 96094

or FAX to 1-530-938-1041 | or online at

Grant funded by Community Development Block Grant Program Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, Economic Security (CARES) Act from the US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development administered by CA Dept. Housing and Community Development.