WHAT IS LIFELINE?

LifeLine is a government program that subsidizes phone service for low-income individuals, ensuring everyone can stay in touch with the world at large.

The LifeLine program is available to eligible consumers who can provide documentation demonstrating eligibility for the program, and only one LifeLine benefit is available per household. To receive a free smartphone and monthly service, you must meet the income-based or program-based eligibility guidelines.

Qualifying programs include:

  • Unemployment Benefits Reward Letter (limited time due to Coronavirus Pandemic)
  • Medi-Cal
  • SNAP
  • Section 8
  • SSI
  • LIHEAP
  • National School Lunch Program
  • WIC
  • and more!