This offer is valid to those receiving Government Assistance and living in the AT&T (formerly BellSouth) service
areas of qualified states. Promotional pricing not available in all states.
Basic Service from just $15.92/mo.
Check pricing in your area.
or Call the Sales Hotline
If you are participating in one or more of the above programs, or have income that doesn't exceed 135% of the federal poverty level, you qualify for government home phone service. During the on line process for submitting an order, you'll sign a Lifeline certification form and submit that. If you applied for service over the telephone with one of our sales representatives, you'll need to submit a signed Lifeline certification (follow the links to the left for your state). We may also require proof of eligibility.
Texas customers must certify with the PUC appointed
Low Income discount administrator (LIDA) using the
LITE-UP form (form must be filed with LITE-UP Texas as per instructions on the form)
Once we receive the signed form with the appropriate documentation, or, for Texas customers receive notification from the LIDA, we'll put you on the government home phone program.
FREE activation is not available to customers who have already taken advantage of our FREE activation promotion in the past or who have received free or discounted activation from another carrier using government Link-up assistance.
FREE activation is for the phone service only. If you're ordering other services like Internet Service or additional Long Distance, we must receive payment for that portion before placing the order.
Your government home phone provider.
$21 / mo
Prices vary by carrier and state. $21/mo in most states and includes Lifeline discount.
see pricing in your area.
Free Government Cell Phones!
Get a free cell phone and free cellular service if you are currently enrolled in one of the government assistance programs like Food Stamps, Medicaid, Section 8 Public Housing, etc.
More information on free government cell phones
Get your Government Home Phone
Lifeline Self Certification Forms
(required for assistance plans)
For printable pdf versions of the above certification forms go here.