Lifeline Program


The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly discount on local home telephone or home broadband service to eligible households.  To qualify for the Lifeline discount, you must receive benefits under one of the following programs:

  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Social Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veteran’s Pension or Survivor’s Pension Benefit
  • Tribal Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF)
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation
  • Income at or below the Federal Poverty Threshold

To apply for the Lifeline Program, visit a Comporium retail store (map). Please bring with you a valid government-issued ID as well of proof of qualification in one of the eligible programs above.