Lifeline is offered to available qualifying consumers and is a service offered as part of a government assistance program which provides a discount on recurring monthly phone service charges.  Qualifying is the first step to getting your Lifeline Benefit.

Link-Up provides a one-time discount of $90.00 on the installation of telephone per household. Deposit will be waived if selecting Toll Restriction.

The Telephone service charge will be $20.25 per month with the $30.25 monthly Tribal Lifeline discount. Not including the Surcharges and Taxes or additional calling features.

Available to eligible consumers who qualify through participation in other government programs or income. The service is non-transferable and the program is limited to one discount on telecom service per household.

You will need to provide documentation for enrollment showing proof of participation in a qualifying Federal program OR Household income at or below 135% of Federal Poverty guidelines for your household size.

Below reflects 135% of the 2024 Federal Poverty Guidelines

2024 Income            Number of People in Household

$25,394                                  1

$34,479                                  2

$43,565                                  3

$52,650                                  4

$61,736                                  5

$70,821                                  6

$79,707                                  7

$88,992                                  8

For each additional person add $9,086

Federal Assistance programs

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Supplemental Security Income
Federal Public Housing Assistance
Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit

Tribal-Specific Federal Assistance Programs

Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
Tribally administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Head Start
Food distribution Program on Indian Reservations

How do I Apply?

Consumers can apply for Lifeline online  at using the “Apply Now” button or by mailing a paper application to : 

Lifeline Support Center  
P.O. Box 9100
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18773-9100

If you have a disability and need assistance with your Lifeline application, contact the Lifeline Support Center (800) 234-9473 


Do you need to recertify? 

Subscribers will have to show they still qualify for Lifeline to keep the benefit current through an annual recertification process. 








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