Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get up to $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both. Visit lifelinesupport.org for more information about the Lifeline program.
Only one Lifeline Program discount is available per household on either a wireless or wireline qualifying service. Under the Lifeline Program, a household is defined as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address and share income and expenses. The Lifeline Program benefit is non-transferable.
Visit Universal Service Administrative Co. at www.usac.org for more information on the Lifeline Program. Additional information about telephone service and the Lifeline Program.
How do I apply?
To receive the Lifeline Program discount, residential customers must establish the eligibility of their household. Eligibility requirements are explained in detail on the Lifeline Program application and at www.lifelinesupport.org.
Eligibility and Application
- Apply online to the Lifeline Program through the National Verifier.
- Or, apply on a uniform paper application directly regardless of which provider you get phone or internet service from.