Free Government Cell Phones

Free government cell phones, are a tremendous help to individuals and families.  Government subsidized phones can not stop financial difficulties, but can help, low-income families who have been struggling.  We are now seeing improvements in the economy and companies are hiring again. However, there are still too many people, unable to care for their families.  There are homes where one, or both parents are out of work. Many who have worked their whole lives, now reluctantly seek assistance from the government.

Do we Need Free Government Cell Phones?

alt="free government cell phones"Mobile phones, is not a luxury, they are a necessity!  It is the way most men, women, and young people communicate.  We are no longer tethered to the land lines our parents used.  Everyone may at some time have to:

  • Call your boss if you are   late  for work or out sick
  • Make a doctors, or other important appointments
  • Keep in touch with children, sick or elderly family members, or
  • Call 911 when you have an emergency

As of January 2014, over 90% of adults have a mobile phones.   eMarketer forecasts that in 2014  up to 4.55 billion will be using mobile phones worldwide.  This is not a fade, this is our major mode of verbal communication today!  We need  the ability to communicate, quickly and effectively.    The good news, is that if you are financially eligible, you will qualify for the Lifeline Assistance program can help.  You can receive a free service, and up to 250 minutes today if you quality financially!

How we can Help you

We will show you how to:

  • find authorized companies
  • how to apply and qualify
  • add extra minutes
  • receive up to 250 minutes a month
  • upgrade your services, and more!

 If you need a little help, we will show you how to qualify for government subsidized phones.  You may qualify for these services, even if you work.   If you are already receive benefits from the government you should definitely apply.  If you are working, check US Poverty Guideline to see if you are eligible. These legitimate benefits are available to anyone who qualifies financially.

Check out our Sitemap, for an overview of articles that will question your questions about the Lifeline Assistance program, and how to get help today!  When you are ready to choose a provider, go to: Free government providers List.

Reachout Wireless, is one of the largest providers in the Lifeline program, and they offer you the option of service, and the option to upgrade Free Government Cell Phones

How Free Government Phones are Possible

Lifeline, has been subsidizing communication services for low-income Americans since 1985.  Lifeline phone service program along with the FCC  help the  financially disadvantaged.  The funding for the program comes from Universal Service Fund fee, charged on all land line and cellular service. 

A phones, gives you the freedom and peace of mind, that comes with having a reliable means of communication.  They help eliminate fear and isolation as well.  These phones are also a way of contacting rescue and abuse hotlines for battered women.  Being able to communicate is not a luxury, it is a necessity. 

How to Qualify for A Government Subsidized Phone

It is especially important to be able to call someone, when you are elderly, sick, disabled, elderly or have small children!  This free service, is a blessing to many poor people. Have you ever had a neighbor knock on your door to use your phone, or to use your number as a contact for a job? This is a sad reality for many people living all around us, maybe even you.  You qualify if you receive:

  • Medicaid,
  • Food Stamps – SNAP
  • Supplemental Security Income – SSI
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance – Section 8
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families  – TANF
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – LIHEAP
  • The National School Lunch Program’s Free Lunch Program

  US Poverty Guidelines

Persons in Family or Household Annual Income Monthly Income
1 $14,702 $1,225
2 $19,859 $1,655
3 $25,016 $2,085
4 $30,173 $2,514
5 $35,330 $2,944
6 $40,487 $3,374
7 $45,644 $3,804
8 $50,801 $4,233
For each additional person, add… $5,157 $430

How to Enroll

Find a provider in your state, apply online, or download an application and fax or mail it to the company, along with proof you are eligible.  You can submit, payroll stubs, W-2 forms, or a letter from the government agency that is helping your.  Policy rules vary, depending on the phone provider and the state you live in. You will receive a cell phone, 250 minutes or more, text messaging, call waiting, voice mail, long distance, and  charger.

  If you feel you are eligible for a government phone, the next step is to find a authorized  free cell provider, and sign up for service.

 

 

10 thoughts on “Free Government Cell Phones

  1. mary furphy

    I would like to know if someone would help me I keep getting phone calls from other people that I dont know an I just got this phone an I would like to know what you can do about it

    Reply
    1. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

      Hi Mary. You have a new phone, but the phone number itself may have belonged to several different people. There is nothing much you can do except block those phone numbers, if you phone has a blocking feature. Hope this helps.

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