Free Government Cell Phones for Low-Income Families & Individuals


Free government cell phones are helping low-income residents all across the United States.   The Lifeline Assistance program has provided discount land line phone services since 1985.  Today the program provides help to million of disadvantaged families in American.  Cellular companies like Safelink Wireless, Assurance Wireless and dozens of others  provide individuals and families, affordable phones and service.

Things have gotten better, since the recession of 2008, but there are still many good people who struggle.  In today’s economy, a great portion of the population are living a,t or below the federal poverty level.  More than 75% of low-income families have at least one family member working full-time. This means many employers are not paying a living wage, and these workers can never get out of poverty, if things do not change.

How we can Help

This site is dedicated to locating government companies offering free phones in your area.  We showcase national and regional phone providers, that cover smaller areas.  We also list each company’s benefits, how to apply and receive your very own, phone, and minutes each month! You will  discover more about the FCC mandated, Lifeline program, how they are funded, and we will keep you updated on recent news about this government program.

If there is anything, you are interested in, and it cannot be found on this site, leave a comment and we with post that information as soon as possible. Find out what free cell phones and other programs, are available to help you during this difficult financial season.

We are not related to the Lifeline Assistance program  or free government phones.  We are, however a resource for those looking for information about government phones.

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Lifeline Cell Phones Help the Disadvantaged

Financial difficulties can happen to anyone.  No one is exempt from financial problems.  If you need a little help, we will tell you how to qualify for a free government phone, with little or no money!  You may qualify for a free cell phone, even if you work.The program helps the elderly, unemployed, veterans and disabled.
The Lifeline Assistance Program, has  companies in every state.  The funding for the program comes from Universal Service Fund fee, charged on cell phones.  If you are receiving government assistance, or participating in any government poverty program, you may qualify for a free government phone.  

You qualify for government subsidized phone, if you receive, Food Stamps, Medicaid, Disability, SSI, Section 8 Housing, WIC, help from National Free Lunch Program, and many other programs.  You do not have to worry about credit checks, or extended contracts.  Your service is given each month, for one year, unless you need to renew.

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Free Government Cell Phones Providers

You will be surprised to discover; you may be eligible for the free phone program, even if you have a job.  Hopefully, you will find what you need here, and please, share this great information with your friends and family!  We welcome you comments and questions. FOLLOW US @ Google + FOLLOW US @ Facebook

These are just a few of the things you will find here, at Free Government Cell Phones Guide.   We are here to help you so, If you do not find what you are looking for, can not find  a free cell phone provider in your state, or just want to leave us a comment, we will replay to your post promptly!

Other Headlines

How to add minutes to your free government cell phone – Do you need to know how to add minutes to your Reachout, Safelink , or Assurance Wireless phones?  We can help!  If you have a free government phone, you need to know how.

How does the Lifeline Assistance programs helps millions of people get free cell phones? – The Federal Poverty Guidelines, determine if you qualify for a free government cell phone.  In today’s economy, more people are living at, or below the federal poverty level.

Why some people hate the free government cell phones – The free cell phone program, is back in the news again.  U.S. Senator David Vitter from Louisiana, has introduced legislation to  end to the Lifeline Assistance Program.

6 thoughts on “Free Government Cell Phones for Low-Income Families & Individuals

  1. Mark Martin

    Hello my name is Mark Martin
    Could you please send me info on becoming an employee for reachout wireless.
    Thank you, Mark Martin

    1. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

      Mark, there is no job link on the ReachOut Wireless site. I suggest your call, Customer Service
      1 877 870-9222. Good Luck,

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