Since 1985, the Lifeline benefit program has provided a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.
This benefit generally provides eligible consumers with a monthly discount of up to $9.25. Tribal consumers living on federally recognized Tribal lands are eligible for an enhanced discount of up to $34.25 per month.
How it Works
- Provide proof of government subsidy
- Provide proof of residency & valid ID
- Enroll in less than 5 minutes
- Make sure to use your phone once a month!
How to Qualify
- Households with income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible for Lifeline.
- Participants enrolled in one of the following government programs are also eligible for lifeline:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Veterans Pensions or Survivors Pension
- Consumers living on federally recognized Tribal lands may also qualify if they take part in one of the following Tribal government programs:
- Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
- Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Tribal Head Start
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
Federal Poverty Guidelines:
If your household’s income is at 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines, you may be eligible for service with Easy Wireless.
The table below reflects 135% of the 2021 Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Consumers have several options to apply.
They may visit an Easy Wireless store or tent location in their area, dial toll free 888.792.0076 to speak with an enrollment specialist, or CLICK HERE to submit an online application.
You may also click our Live Chat for assistance from an online enrollment specialist.