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Texas Lifeline - government-subsidized free phone service.

Two Ways to Qualify

Lifeline is a government assistance program, and Lifeline service is non-transferable. Only eligible consumers may enroll, and the program is limited to one discount per household.

Method 1 eligibility: "Program based"

Texas Programs

You may qualify for the Texas LifeLine discount if you OR another member of your household is currently enrolled in any one of the following public assistance programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)*
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) or Section 8

*Social Security benefits and/or Social Security Disability benefits are not program based eligibility qualifiers. Social Security and/or Social Security Disability income may only be used to qualify for Lifeline Program participation under the income eligibility qualification method.

Method 2 eligibility: "Income based"

You may also qualify if your total annual household income is at or less than the following income guidelines:

Household Size Annual Income Limits

Texas

1 member, $16,038

2 members, $21,627

3 members, $27,216

4 members, $32,805

5 members, $38,394

6 members, $43,983

7 members, $49,586

8 members, $55,202

* Add an additional $5,616 for each
additional member of your household.

Reference Link

California Lifeline is a state and federal government program that provides Lifeline wireless service and free government phones for low-income consumers, a life line ensuring everyone can stay in touch. The California Lifeline program is only available to consumers who can provide documentation for eligibility for government phones based on either income level or participation in public assistance programs including SNAP and Medicaid among others. Only one California Lifeline service for free phones is allowed per household.

Texas LifeLine is a state and federal government program that provides free government cell phone service to qualifying low income consumers. The Texas LifeLine program offers lifeline phone service to consumers who can provide documentation for life line freecell service eligibility based on either income level or participation in public assistance programs including SNAP, Section 8, Medicaid among others. Consumers may submit proof of eligibility for LifeLine online at TruConnect. Only one Texas LifeLine service is allowed per household.

TruConnect provides California Lifeline and Texas Lifeline supported free government cell phones and Lifeline phone service in California and Texas and is designated to offer this service, sometimes known as Obama phone, in 20 other states across the U.S with more to come.

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