You may be eligible for Lifeline assistance if you receive federal assistance from one of the programs below: Free Tablet with Medicaid
Participants interested in this service must contact their telephone company to apply for this program.
Tribal Lands Lifeline and Link-Up Assistance Programs
Participants who live on federally-recognized tribal lands may qualify for a Lifeline program discount of up to $34.25 per month. The discount can be for either home telephone or wireless telephone service.
This discount may vary from state-to-state, depending on if the state has its own Lifeline program. In addition, participants may qualify through the Link-Up assistance program for a discount of up to $100 off the cost of connecting local telephone service. Participants interested in these services must contact their telephone company to apply for these programs.
The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) administers the Lifeline/Link-Up Assistance Programs. USAC handles the data collection and maintenance, support calculation, and disbursement for the program.