You may qualify for Lifeline services if you receive assistance from any of the following programs,
or have an income at or below 135% of the Federal poverty level for your state and household.
Medicaid, CHIP, and SNAP approved immediately.
Medicaid is a publicly funded health and long term care program that provides covers to millions of Americans.
CHIP is a publicly funded health coverage program for eligible children and pregnant women.
SNAP is the largest federal nutrition assistance programs. Eligibility guidelines are set by the state, and you must apply in the state in which you currently live in. Benefits can be used to buy a variety of foods. Online ordering is temporarily supported in many states due to COVID-19.
SSI provides income supplements funded by general tax revenues to assist low-income elderly, blind, and disabled individuals.
This program is federally funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help pay for rental housing, and formerly known as section 8.
The Veterans Pension Program provides monthly payments to eligible wartime veterans and their survivors.
You’re eligible for Tribal Lifeline if you live on Tribal lands, including any federally recognized Indian tribe’s reservation, Pueblo, or colony, including former reservations in Oklahoma, Alaska Native regions, Hawaiian Home Lands, or Indian Allotments.
You’re eligible for Lifeline services if your income falls below the 135% poverty threshold.
Due to COVID-19, you only need to provide proof that your current income falls below the threshold.
You qualify if your current income is at or below the 135% Federal poverty threshold for your household size.
You can show proof of your current benefits or your recently submitted application.