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Applying for Lifeline

It’s easy to apply for Lifeline cell phone service through enTouch Wireless and Lifeline! Simply follow the instructions below. But if you need us, we’re here! We have a Lifeline concierge who can step you through this process at any point: 1-866-488-8719

Staffed Hours:
8am – 10pm (CST) M-F; 8am – 8pm (CST) Sat; 10am – 7pm (CST) Sun

Here’s what you need to apply:

1) Government Issued Photo ID or driver’s license.

2) An Eligibility Document.

IMPORTANT

  • Documents must be dated within 12 months of application date.
  • Must Be your documents.
  • Must show your name or your dependent’s name.
  • Your name and address must match your state-issued photo ID, or your application will be turned down.

 Your privacy is important to us.

You will be able to submit these documents as part of your application. Rest easy because your documents are always 100% protected under our Privacy Policy.

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How To Upload Documents

1) Take a picture of, or scan, each document

2) Save as a JPG on this computer or on a removable drive
– Example C:\Pictures\ Photo ID (Your Name).jpg
– Example C:\Pictures\ Elig Doc (Your Name).jpg

3) You will be asked to ATTACH document files during application

How To Email Documents

1) Scan the documents as a PDF file or save them as a jpg image.
2) Save or name the document ‘Lifeline Docs (Your name)’
3) Email the documents to: confidential@entouchwireless.com
Subject: Application Processing
Body of Email: Include Name, Date of Birth, City and State

How To Text Documents

(319) 389 9162

1) Take a picture of each document with your phone, making sure they are legible before sending.
2) Create a text message to (319) 389-9162
3) Choose photo(s) of documents in text box
4) Send text

How To Fax Documents

FAX: (319) 743-1293

1) Create cover letter as needed including Name, Date of Birth, City and State
2) Load documents correctly according to fax machine
3) Fax documents to (319) 743-1293

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.