The Lifeline Program reduces the monthly bill for Local Telephone Services for low income customers. Under the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Guidelines, if you participate in the Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension, or your total household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, you will qualify for the Lifeline Program. Additional eligibility requirements may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands. Lifeline is a federal program that is non-transferable with only 1 discount per household.

Download the Lifeline Enrollment Form (PDF).

For More Information

For information about other telecommunications issues, visit the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau website or email FCC’s Consumer Center; calling (888) 225-5322 voice or (888) 835-5322 TTY, faxing (866) 418-0232; or writing to:

Federal Communications Commission
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
Consumer Inquiries & Complaints Division
445 12th Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20554