INDIVIDUAL ELIGIBILITY

You qualify for a discount if:
  • You participage in any ONE of these governmental benefit programs:
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Medicaid
    • Federal Public Housing Assistane (FPHA)
    • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

OR

  • Your income is at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines

HOUSEHOLD ELIGIBILITY

A household is a group of people that share income and expenses.
  • You are only allowed to get one Lifeline discount per household.
  • If you share housing, complete the Household Worksheet.
  • The worksheet is available on our website, LifelineSupport.org. You can also ask your Lifene service provider.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply by visiting TexasLifeline.org
or call 1-866-454-8387

HOW TO SHOW YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

  • A copy of your SNAP or program letter OR
  • A copy of your pay stub or tax return to prove your income is at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines
* If you live on Tribal Lands, you may receive an additional discount toward your service. If you have a disability and need assistance with your application, contact the Lifeline Support Center

LIFELINE SUPPORT CENTER (800) 234-9473 | 9 AM – 9 PM | 7 DAYS PER WEEK LifelineSupport@usac.org | www.LifelineSupport.org

Lifeline is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help make communications services more affordable for eligible consumers. The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) administers the Lifeline program. USAC is responsible for helping you apply for the program, understand eligibility requirements, and keep your benefit current through an annual recertification process.