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Government Cell Phones
With the popularity of free government cell phones, the top recognized phone companies are Assurance Wireless, ReachOut Wireless, and Safelink Wireless All offer similar benefits and option for purchasing airtime. There have been upgrades where providers have gone from an offer of 67 minutes a month to 250.
It is official the free program phone program is a success and reaching many people who need and appreciate this help. The companies who don’t offer free service charges from $1 to 5 to a month.
Of course, you can also get a prepaid plan if you are a heavy phone user. Because of abusive practice, you are now required to present proof of your income or of your enrollment with a federal assistance agency.
Lifeline Assistance for the Poor
[“Lifeline phones are not new. They have been around since the 1980’s. Back then, they helped low-income rural families and seniors with home phone service, including assistance with the deposit to sign up for landline service. Cell phone service is the predominant choice of communication and the cell phone program has grown to cover every U.S. state.]
Lifeline subsidies free services for low-income Americans. Funding for the program comes from Universal Service Fund fee, charged on all land line and portable service. Phone service gives you the freedom and peace of mind, that comes with reliable means of communication.
They help eliminate fear and isolation that comes with being isolated. This service also puts users in contacting a rescue, and abuse hotlines for battered women.
FAQ Free Government Cell Phones
- The Government Phone Program
- What is Lifeline?
- What is an Obama Phone
- What are the Federal Poverty Guidelines?
- Is the Free Phone Program Going to End Soon?
How to Qualify
- How do I Apply for a Government Phone
- How do I Qualify for the Free Government Program
- How to Apply and Qualify for a ReachOut Cell Phone
- How to Choose a Free Provider
- Do you Qualify?
- What do I do when I lose my Phone?
- How do I Upgrade my ReachOut Phone
- How to Purchase Airtime
- How to Add Minutes to your ReachOut Service
Cell Phone Carriers
If you already receive benefits from WIC, SNAP, Medicaid, SSI TANF, you should be eligible to receive one of these free cell phones.