Friday, October 4, 2013

Idaho Welfare Recipients Eligible for a Free Phone Through Lifeline Government Assistance Program

Idaho low income consumers can receive a free cell phone and 250 free minutes each month through the Lifeline cell phone program.
http://www.budgetmobile.com/idaho/lifeline_free_government_phone.cfm

You can enroll right from your computer on our Idaho Lifeline cell phone page.

If you are an Idaho resident and have a low income or are a senior living on a fixed income may meet eligibility requirements through your income level.

Persons in HH - 135% Annual Income (at or below)
(1) $15,512, (2) $20,939, (3) $26,366, (4) $31,793,(5) $37,220, (6) $42,647,
(7) $48,074, (8) $53,508
Add $5,427 for each additional person.

You can also be eligible for a free phone if you participate in one of the following government assistance programs:
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance

  • Federal Housing Assistance (Section 8)

  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

  • Food Stamps

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

  • Medicaid

  • National School Lunch (free program only)

  • Supplemental Security Income

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

  • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
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