About Budget Mobile LifeLineBudget Mobile LifeLine offers government assisted cell phone services to low income families and individuals. We offer LifeLine discounts to qualified customers who meet certain eligibility requirements such as government assistance or a household income that is at or below 135% of the federal poverty level. Budget Mobile LifeLine is limited to one per household and cannot be combined with any other LifeLine offering.
Customers will receive a FREE Budget Mobile phone, and depending on the LifeLine state up to or more than 250 FREE Minutes and 250 FREE Text from Budget Mobile LifeLine.
Please start by entering your zip code to ensure that Budget Mobile is available in your area.
Low Income telephone assistance provides a discount on a subscriber's monthly bill and/or a reduction to the customary charge to commence service (activation fees). Eligibility is based on income or participation in assistance programs related to income.
Typically, you are qualified to receive low income assistance if you participate in the below programs (varies by state.)
- Temporary Assistance to needy Families (TANF)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Food Stamps
- Senior Citizen Low-Income Discount Plan (offered by the local gas or power company)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
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You may qualify based on household income. Click here for more information
LifeLine ServiceThe offering is a LifeLine-supported service. Only eligible consumers may enroll in the program and proof of eligibility documentation is necessary for enrollment. The program is limited to one benefit per household, consisting of either wireline or wireless service. LifeLine is a government benefit program, and consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the benefit can be punished by fine or imprisonment or can be barred from the program. Free phones may take up to 10 business days for delivery once order is received. Brand and style of phone will vary and are at the discretion of Budget Mobile LifeLine.
To learn more about the LifeLine program please visit www.usac.org.