What is Lifeline?
Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the cost of phone or internet service. This benefit provides eligible consumers with a monthly discount based on cost of services, tribal eligibility, and your services.
Households can qualify for the Lifeline Program if the household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets one of the following criteria:
Households located on qualifying Tribal lands may also qualify based on participation in one of the following Tribal assistance programs:
To learn more please go to www.lifelinesupport.org.
If you would like to file a complaint with the FCC about a billing or service issue, you can do so here.
Oregon Lifeline is a federal and state government program that provides a discount on phone (up to $12.25) or high-speed internet (up to 16.25) service to qualifying households with low incomes. Households may qualify based on total income at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines or participation in certain government assistance programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or Medicaid. The Lifeline discount is limited to one per household, consisting of either phone (wireline or wireless) or high-speed internet service. The Lifeline discount is also non-transferable.
Apply at www.lifeline.oregon.gov or call 1-800-848-4442 to request an application.
Missouri Lifeline Disability
This program provides monthly assistance for qualifying landline customers for voice services or voice and broadband services. This program is not available for individuals that have internet only. A consumer can not subscribe to both the Lifeline and the Missouri Lifeline Disabled program.
- Veteran Administration Disability Benefits
- State Blind Pension
- State Aid to Blind Persons
- State Supplemental Disability Assistance Payments Administered by the Family Support Division
- Social Security Disability
For an application please click here.