Reachout Wireless Phone – Free Government Cell Phones

By | August 9, 2012

ReachOut Wireless, is one of the top providers of government cell phones.   These phones help financially disadvantaged individual and families in the U.S.  They advertise locally, and nationwide, so you may have seen their commercials on the television or radio.  This authorized company is a great option, for your mobile and land line services.   Their plans, offer a free cell  phone and 250 talk and text minutes, to low-income individuals and families.   They are one of the top providers of government phones.

Federal Universal Service Fund (USF), assists struggling families by providing affordable mobile services, through the Lifeline program.  Reachout, is one of the major cellular providers and is found statewide.    You  may qualify for these government-subsidized benefits, if your gross family income is at or below 135% of the federal poverty standards.  If you are working or receiving government aid, you can apply and qualify for this aid.    The company was founded in 2008, and are still growing and looking for ways to provided excellent services.  They not only give away free government phones, but affordable prepaid plans.

Reachout Eligibility

alt="reachout wireless phone" These government-subsidized phones help many people get back on their feet, get new jobs, communicate with friends and family. Your free cellphone will come with not credit checks, lone-term contracts or obligations. If you need a little help, you owe it to yourself to check out the Lifeline Assistance Program. This temporary help is available to you, on a year-to-year basis.

You will need to re-certify your eligibility on the anniversary  of the date your service was activated.  These benefits, make a difference in the lives of many people.   Reachout Wireless, is one of the most well-known and top major mobile companies, working with Lifeline and the FCC.

Do you Qualify?

It is pretty simple to qualify.  Eligibility is based on your financial situation.   You qualify if your gross yearly income is at or below 135% of the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines.  You are also eligible, if you receive:

  • Medicaid
  • SSI Disability
  • Food Stamps/SNAPS
  • WIC (Woman and Infant Children)
  • National School Lunch Program
  • Federal Public Housing (Section 8)
  • Supplemental Security Income SSI
  • Home Heating Assistance ( LIHEAP)
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

How to Apply ReachOut Wireless Phone

 If you are considering one of ReachOut’s plans, you can apply by going to the company website, entering your zip code to determine if the program is available in your state.  If the program is in your area,  register online, or download and fax the application to the company.  New Lifeline rules help to ensure only those who qualify receive this help. You may have to submit proof of your income status. You will receive a free phone 8 to 10 days after you are approved.

 Benefits you will Receive

  • Phone and 250 minutes
  • Low cost text messaging
  • 3 way calling and voice mail
  • Caller ID
  • Long distance
  • International
  • Call forwarding

Top Smartphones Compatible with Reachout Service

  • iPhone-4
  • LG-vs750
  • VX11000

*Each year you must re-certify for your benefits, as well as provide proof you are still enrolled in a government assistance program

There may come a time when you want to: Upgrade your Reachout service,  or add minutes. Click on the links to be directed to those options.

Reachout
P.O. Box 247168
Columbus, OH 43224
1-877-870-9444 Enroll Now

Physical Address
Nexus Communications,
Inc. P.O. Box 247168
Columbus OH 43224

9 thoughts on “Reachout Wireless Phone – Free Government Cell Phones

    1. Pamela Lipscomb Post author

      Go to the site of the company you have your service or call to request a new phone number. There may be a charge for changing your phone depending on the reason for the change. Good luck Mickey!

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