Lifeline Low Income Assistance
You may be eligible for discounts of
$9.25 on your monthly telephone charges.
Low Income Assistance
government benefit program that provides monthly discounts on ONE telephone
service (wireline or wireless) for low-income consumers. Lifeline is a non-transferable benefit
and is available to eligible low-income consumers in every state, territory, commonwealth
and on Tribal lands. You must be eligible to enroll, and you must re-certify
your eligibility with the service provider every year. Federal rules prohibit
eligible consumers from receiving more than one Lifeline service per household.
the assistance program, administered by the Federal government, eligible
individuals who are currently receiving benefits via one of the following
programs may also be eligible for a discount on their Basic Telephone Service.
Toll blocking is available at no charge for low income customers that qualify. Individuals
may qualify for this discount by being a participant in one of the following
Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) or Section 8
Low Income Home Energy Assistance
National School Lunch Program's free
lunch program (NSLP)
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Temporary Assistance for Needy
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
in a Federal program alone, such as Social Security, does not constitute
eligibility for these phone charge discounts. The legislature expanded Lifeline eligibility to include all
residents who have a monthly household gross income at or below 135 percent of
the federal poverty level. Lifeline
is a government assistance program and service is non-transferable. Only eligible customers may enroll and the
program is limited to one discount per household.
determine if you are eligible, please go to Am I Eligible? This will
walk you through a few questions and let you know if you qualify for the
option to verify eligibility is to complete this form and return it to the Roggen
Telephone office. Please click here for the Lifeline
you have questions or need to contact the Roggen Telephone office, please call 303-849-5260.