Lifeline is a government assistance program that lowers the cost of telephone service, bundled telephone-broadband service, and broadband only service that meets minimum standards. Lifeline provides a discount of $9.25 per month for eligible low-income subscribers and is non-transferable. Customers can qualify for one discount per household if their income is at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines or by participation in one of the following programs:
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)(Food Stamps)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension
Applicants will be required to provide proof of eligibility and re-certify annually.
Toll blocking service prevents the placement of all long distance calls for which a subscriber would be charged. Toll blocking is available at no cost.
To apply for this low-income assistance, please contact us at 425-2238.