Lifeline Program

Lifeline Program

The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly discount on local home telephone or home broadband service to eligible households.

To qualify for the Lifeline discount, you must receive benefits under one of the following programs:

  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Social Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veteran’s Pension or Survivor’s Pension Benefit
  • Tribal Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF)
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation
  • Income at or below the Federal Poverty Threshold

Visit the Lifeline Program's support website to learn more or to sign up.

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