Lifeline is a government initiative that offers monthly discounts to help make communication services more affordable for low-income individuals. This…
The Lifeline is a government initiative that offers subsidies to help make communication services more affordable for low-income families. If you want to join the Lifeline program, you must meet the Lifeline eligibility as listed below.Show More
- Your income is 135% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
- You or someone in your household participates in one of the following programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps; Medicaid/Medi-Cal; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA); Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit.
- If you live on Tribal lands, you can receive Lifeline if your household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if you (or someone in your household) participates in: the Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance; Head Start (only households meeting the income qualifying standard); Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF); Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.
- Qualify Through Your Child or Dependent: You can receive the Lifeline benefit if your child or dependent participates in any of the programs listed above.
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