Skip to Content

Lifeline Program Starts Here

Public Service participates in the Lifeline Program, allowing qualified customers to receive high-quality internet and phone services at an affordable rate.

What Is Lifeline?

Lifeline is a federal program dedicated to making phone and internet service more affordable for low-income households. This benefit provides eligible consumers with a monthly discount of up to $9.25. Consumers living on Tribal lands are eligible for an enhanced discount of up to $34.25 per month.

Do I Qualify for Lifeline?

You can qualify for Lifeline if your household income is up to 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or if you or someone in your household participates in certain federal assistance programs like SNAP and Medicaid. As part of the application process, you may have to show documentation that confirms that you meet the Lifeline program’s eligibility requirements.

Eligibility for Lifeline Includes


Participation in Federal Assistance Programs

  • Medicaid
  • SNAP
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Hosting Assistance (FPHA), including Housing Choice Voucher (HVC) Program (Section 8 Vouchers), Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA/Section 202/Section 811, Public Housing, Affordable Housing Programs for American Indians, Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiians
  • Verterans Pension and Survivors Benefit

Household Income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines