A Program offered through the Federal Communications Commission
Hours: M-F 8:00 am – 7:00 pm and
Saturdays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Additional Info: Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides monthly discounts on ONE telephone service (wireless or landline) for eligible low-income consumers. The Lifeline Program helps low income consumers connect to the nation’s communications networks, find jobs, access health care services, connect with family and their children’s schools, and call for help in an emergency. Lifeline is available only to eligible consumers who must have their eligibility recertified each year. Only one Lifeline benefit is permitted per household. Only low-income consumers with proof of eligibility are qualified to enroll.
Qualification Information: To qualify for Regular Lifeline Georgia, a household must participate in one of the following:
- SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing/Section 8 Assistance
- Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- National School Lunch Program (NSL) free school lunch program
- Senior Citizen Low Income discount plan offered by the local gas or power company
- Household Income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
How do I Enroll?
You may pply for a through a Lifeline Program provider or through the Lifeline/Link-Up Assistance Georgia Program. To locate a Lifeline provider you can visit www.lifelinesupport.org. At this site you can also find additional information regarding eligibility and maintaining established service.
You may also complete the Application for the Lifeline Assistance Program here.
We work in full cooperation with all area assistance organizations. If you have information on an organization that provides telephone or internet services and you do not see their name on this list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.