Budget Mobile California

CA LifeLine Cell Phone Service

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Unlimited FREE Minutes*
Unlimited FREE Texts*
500MB FREE Data

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Budget Mobile LifeLine offers government assisted wireless services to low income families and individuals in California. Qualified customers will receive a free cell phone plus Unlimited free minutes and Unlimited free texts every month. We offer LifeLine discounts to qualified CA customers who meet certain eligibly requirements such as government assistance or a household income that is at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. Budget Mobile LifeLine is limited to one per household and cannot be combined with any other LifeLine offering.

All California Budget Mobile LifeLine Eligible Customers Receive:

  • FREE cell phone
  • Unlimited FREE minutes every month automatically
  • Unlimited FREE texts every month automatically
  • 500MB FREE data every month automatically

California Budget Mobile LifeLine Plan Benefits:

  • NO Contracts, No Cost
  • Nationwide Coverage
  • Caller ID
  • Call Waiting
  • Voicemail
If you are already a Budget Mobile LifeLine customer Click Here To Login To Your Account

Budget Mobile Government Program

Choose from the eligible programs in California

  • Annual Income
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Federal Housing Assistance (Section 8)
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Medicaid/Medi-Cal
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Cal-Fresh
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Tribally-Administered Head Start Program (income based only)
  • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Veterans Pension/Survivors Pension
  • Women, Infants and Children Program

NOTE: Due to FCC changes to the LifeLine Program, all new applicants will need to submit proof of government assistance in order to complete enrollment. There are several easy methods to submit proof eligibility; you will be able to select what method is best for you later in the signup process.

Prepaid Plans

In addition to our LifeLine Plans, Budget Mobile also offers a variety of flexible prepaid plans to fit your needs. Whether you talk a little or talk a lot, we have a 30 day plan for everyone. You can change your plan every month to fit your lifestyle or you can Add Minutes anytime you need them.

Budget Mobile PlanTalkTextData (MB)
$5.00 100 100
$10.00 250 250
$15.00 350 UNLIMITED 50
$20.00 500 UNLIMITED 250
$30.00 1000 UNLIMITED 400

For more information about our prepaid plans, please call or visit one of our Budget Mobile stores nearest you.