Introduction

FEDERAL LIFELINE ASSISTANCE:

The FCC program which helps make communication Services affordable for those with a low income is called Lifeline.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This program is available for individuals who qualify which is based upon state-specific eligibility or federal criteria. If you are on certain public assistance programs you will qualify. These programs could include the supplemental nutrition assistance program or snap, Medicaid, and similar programs. You can also qualify for this program based upon your household income.

PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY:

To participate in this program, you are going to have to provide proof that you are eligible for the program.

ONE ACCOUNT PER HOUSEHOLD:

You are allowed one account per household on the lifeline assistance program. You can have one wireline account or one wireless account per household. If there are separate households that live at the same address then they are also eligible. This eligibility can include nursing homes and the residents of homeless shelters. If you are a resident that only has a temporary address you're also eligible.
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FAQ

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