You may qualify for Lifeline Assistance if you already receive government benefits like Medicaid, CHIP, Food Stamps or if your CURRENT household income while employed or unemployed is below the 135% poverty threshold.
The Lifeline program was established to provide access to affordable, quality telecommunication services to low-income individuals.
In order to participate, you must receive benefits from an accepted assistance program or live in a low-income household.
Bring your own phone or choose a new one to start your services today!
It’s easy to apply! You’ll need to enter in a few personal details and let us know if you’re receiving any governmental assistance.
You may be asked to verify your eligibility by uploading proof of your identity, benefit information, and income.
You can keep your GSM-compatible or unlocked smartphone, or choose from a list of new devices.
You’re eligible if you participate in an approved assistance program or have an income at or below 135% of the federal Poverty Guideline. Medicaid, CHIP, and SNAP automatically qualify!
Some states have additional eligibility under the following Tribal programs:
Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Only those meeting income qualifications
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