What is Lifeline Phone Service?

Lifeline is a government benefit that provides free cell phone service* in PA for millions of eligible customers.

You may qualify for Lifeline PA if you receive assistance from:

  • SNAP / Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Other government programs

You may also qualify if your total household income meets the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

SNAP / FOOD STAMPS

MEDICAID

SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI)

What is the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a government benefit program that provides discounts on monthly broadband Internet access service. Eligible consumers can receive upgraded plans that include additional free data every month!

The enTouch Wireless Lifeline and ACP plan now offer FREE UNLIMITED Talk & Text + 10GB Data!*

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How Does the Lifeline Assistance Program in PA Help Low-Income Individuals and Families? 

The Lifeline free government phone service in PA is designed for families and individuals who have found themselves in a difficult financial situation because of unemployment, disability, or other circumstances. These situations can make maintaining a phone service subscription or buying a phone almost impossible. The free Lifeline phone PA program is designed to assist people by providing solutions they can start using right now.

Since phones have become an indispensable part of functioning in society, the Pennsylvania Lifeline program removes some of the financial burdens of maintaining one on your own. It can also enable low-income Americans to receive timely and quick assistance that can free up money for the most urgent necessities.

When people gain access to a free government phone service in PA, they will have more money to spend on groceries, utilities, clothing, various supplies for children, medicine, and other urgent expenses that can make a huge difference in daily life.

For many people, Pennsylvania government assistance through Lifeline is the only way to obtain basic phone services in the house. Having accessibility to a phone plays a vital role in the opportunities that a person can get and the info they may need.

Today, the Pennsylvania Lifeline cell phone program and its providers are already having a considerable impact. Thousands of people are gaining access to phone services and cell phones in their area at a discounted price. This includes free phones for seniors in PA. As more people learn about the Lifeline phone, Pennsylvania and other states are sure to see an increase in the number of applicants in the coming years. 

The good news is that getting access to the free government phone service in PA has been streamlined and simplified through a rapid verification system that offers people the opportunity to register online instead of doing it in an office. As a result, getting a free phone through Lifeline has become more accessible than ever before.

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INTERNATIONAL CALLING IS LIMITED to unlimited landline and cellular calling to certain countries. Please see the full Terms of Service for additional information.
*Offer subject to eligibility for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and Lifeline. Offer may vary by location and ACP Terms & Conditions apply.

Do I Qualify for a FREE Phone* & FREE Service?*

You may qualify for Lifeline free government phone service in PA and ACP by participating in select government assistance programs or meeting income guidelines.

QUALIFY BY PROGRAM

SNAP

 SNAP / FOOD STAMPS

WHAT DO I NEED?

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MEDICAID

WHAT DO I NEED?

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SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI)

WHAT DO I NEED?

VETERANS & SURVIVORS PENSION BENEFIT

WHAT DO I NEED?

FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING ASSISTANCE (FPHA)

WHAT DO I NEED?

You may qualify for Lifeline benefits and a Lifeline phone in PA if your total household income meets the poverty guidelines for your state.

Qualify by Income in Pennsylvania

Persons in Household Income
1 member $18,347
2 members $24,719
3 members $31,091
4 members $37,463
5 members $43,835
Each additional member $6,372

*Based on 135% of the 2022 Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Source: U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 12, 2022. If you provide documentation that does not cover a full year (such as current paycheck stubs), you must submit three (3) consecutive months’ worth of the same type of document from the previous twelve months. NOTE: 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.

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Eligible new Pennsylvania customers can get 100% FREE Unlimited Talk/Text and 10GB Data* plus a FREE phone!* Our plans now also offer FREE international calling!

*Offer subject to eligibility for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and Lifeline. Offer may vary by location and ACP Terms & Conditions apply. GSM coverage required. Data is 3G/4G/LTE based on network availability and device capability. For more information, view our Open Internet Policy.
INTERNATIONAL CALLING IS LIMITED to unlimited landline and cellular calling to certain countries. Please see the full Terms of Service for additional information.

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Contact Pennsylvania Commission

If you have unresolved issues after contacting enTouch Wireless Customer Support, you may contact:

Bureau of Consumer Services:
PO Box 3265
Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265

  • Local: 717.783.1740
  • Toll-Free: 800.692.7380
  • Web: Click Here

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Dial 611 on your Lifeline phone PA(Monday – Friday: 11am – 11pm ET)

SNAP / Food Stamps / CalFresh

Program Approval Letter, Benefit Statement, or Verification of Coverage Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

OR

Eligibility Screenshot or printout from an online portal or website tool, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Case number,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

Medicaid / Medi-Cal

Program Approval Letter, Benefit Statement, or Verification of Coverage Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Address of the beneficiary, and
  • Date of the award

OR

Eligibility Screenshot or printout from an online portal or website tool, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary
  • Medical Identification number, OR
  • Case number,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Approval Letter or Benefit Statement issued by the SSA, or on SSA letterhead.

  • Consumer’s name
  • Date
  • Eligibility Date
  • Claim number OR Other consumer identification number
  • Payment amount

Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)

FPHA award letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program,
  • Date of the award,
  • Name of the beneficiary, and
  • Award amount.

Federal Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans & Survivors Pension Benefit

Pension Grant Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Participant’s name
  • Address
  • A decision about the participant’s monthly entitlement amount
  • Payment start date

Qualify by income and provide one of the following as proof.

  • Prior Year’s State, Federal or Tribal Tax Return
  • Unemployment/Workers' Compensation Benefits Statement
  • Divorce Decree or Child Support Documents
  • Veterans Administration Benefits Statement
  • Current Income Statement from Employer or Paycheck Stubs
  • Retirement/Pension Benefits Statement
  • Social Security Benefits Statement

Medi-Cal / Medicaid

Program Approval Letter, Benefit Statement, or Verification of Coverage Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Address of the beneficiary, and
  • Date of the award

OR

Eligibility Screenshot or printout from an online portal or website tool, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary
  • Medical Identification number, OR
  • Case number,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

CalFresh / Food Stamps / SNAP

Program Approval Letter, Benefit Statement, or Verification of Coverage Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

OR

Eligibility Screenshot or printout from an online portal or website tool, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Case number,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

Lifeline Program

Due to sharing many of the same eligibility requirements those currently enrolled in the lifeline program may qualify for The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) also.