Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Lifeline Phone Service is Free for Welfare or Government Benefit Recipients

Lifeline phone eligibility varies by state, but you can qualify for a Free phone and free minutes if you receive welfare or government benefits like food stamps. The government programs listed below typically qualify you for a free phone and free monthly minutes.
  • Temporary Assistance to needy Families (TANF)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Senior Citizen Low-Income Discount Plan (offered by the local gas or power company)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Click on your state below to find out about the programs in your state.

Arizona Maine Pennsylvania
Arkansas Maryland Rhode Island
Colorado Massachusetts South Carolina
Georgia Michigan South Dakota
Idaho Minnesota Texas
Indiana Missouri Utah
Iowa Nevada Washington
Kansas North Dakota West Virginia
Kentucky Ohio Wisconsin
Louisiana Oklahoma Wyoming

You can sign-up for Budget Mobile Lifeline right from our website.

Budget Mobile has nationwide coverage.