Lifeline is a federal program (*The district is not directly involved) dedicated to making phone and internet service more affordable for low-income households. This benefit provides eligible consumers with a monthly discounts with consumers living on Tribal lands being eligible for enhanced discounts.
- Lifeline Support Center helps you apply for the program, understand eligibility requirements, and keep your benefit current through an annual recertification process.
- Lifeline consumers must apply for Lifeline and then sign up with a participating phone or internet company, recertify annually, and keep their information up to date.
- Phone or Internet company enrolls you in the Lifeline program, manages your service, and answers questions about your service, phone or device, or bill.
After you qualify, choose a phone or internet company near you that offers the Lifeline benefit and sign up for service with them. You can also ask your current company to apply your Lifeline benefit to a service you are already getting if it offers the Lifeline benefit.
Once they sign you up, you will start getting your Lifeline benefit.
For more information, to see if you qualify, or apply, visit: https://getinternet.gov/