Oregon Lifeline Reduces Phone / Broadband Service

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Oregon Lifeline is a federal and state government program that reduces the monthly cost of phone or broadband service for qualifying low-income Oregon households. If you qualify, you could get one of the following benefits of the program with a participating service provider in your area:

  • Receive a discount on your phone bill of up to $12.25 per month;
  • Receive a discount on your broadband bill of up to $16.25 per month; or
  • Receive free cell phone and data service

COVID-19 Note: Effective February 1 through June 30, 2021, the Oregon Lifeline program is providing an additional $5 discount per month.

Oregon residents on federally-recognized Tribal lands may qualify for an additional $25 discount per month. Discount amounts are subject to change. Federal and state regulations limit the Lifeline benefit to one person per household for phone or broadband service.

Details and Application - LINK - Oregon Lifeline

You may qualify for Oregon Lifeline if you receive one of the following benefits
No Documentation Required:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income

Documentation Required:

View a listing of the required documentation (PDF).

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans or Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Total household income is at or below 135% of federal poverty guidelines*
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Tribal Head Start (only households that meet the same qualifying standard)