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Under the Lifeline program, telephone customers who participate in Medicaid (Healthy Connections), Food Stamps (SNAP),  Section 8, SSI, or income at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guideline are entitled to receive a discount up to $12.75 per month on their telephone service. Telephone customers can apply for the discount by calling their telephone company.


Contact your Telephone Company to apply

For questions contact ORS 1-866-788-6565 


*Lifeline is a government supported service.  Customers will be required to provide documentation necessary for enrollment.  Customers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the benefits can be punished by fine or barred from the program.  Lifeline is available for ONE person per household.  The benefit is available for ONE service: broadband, wireless OR wireline.

Lifeline Companies

History of Lifeline