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Government Home Phone Service

  • Start for $30 or less*
  • Free Month of Home Telephone*
  • Free Long Distance*
  • Service from $21/mo*

*For qualified low income families who are currently participating in a government assistance program such as Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, etc, (see qualifying programs listed below) and living in an AT&T service area of participating states. Prices and promotions vary by state and carrier.
Service provided in: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Texas. Check rates in your area.

Qualifying Government Assistance Programs

If you or someone in your household are currently receiving benefits from any of the programs listed here, you are qualified to receive Lifeline Federal assistance on your telephone service.

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance - SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families / AFDC (TANF)
  • Tribally Administered TANF
  • Federal Public Housing (Section 8 Housing)
  • Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP)
  • National School Lunch's Free Lunch Program (NSL)
  • Head Start (Tribal)
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Income must not be over 135% of the Federal Poverty Level

There may be additional qualifications for your state. Please check the Lifeline qualifications on the state-specific on-line application.

Qualifying Customers
If you are enrolled in at least one of the programs above, you may be qualified for Lifeline subsidized government home phone.
To get the Lifeline discounted government assistance rate, we will need a signed Lifeline self certification form from you, as well as a copy of a document showing your enrollment in a qualifying program, or proof of income eligibility (if qualifying based on income). Your signed Lifeline certification is included in the on-line ordering process. If you ordered by phone or otherwise need to submit a Lifeline certification, click the "Lifeline Forms" link tab at the top of this page.

Texas Customers
To receive the Lifeline discount in Texas, you must fill out the Lite-up Texas application on the Texas PUC website. Upon receiving this application from the Texas PUC, the Texas LIDA (Solix) will inform us of your eligibility and your telephone bill will begin receiving the Lifeline discount

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$20.24 / mo*
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*Prices will vary by carrier and state. $20.24 is for government assisted Lifeline plans in AT&T service areas of many states. Call for Verizon pricing.

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