Free cell phone with its services included may sound too good to be true, but it is the reality for millions of Americans enrolled in the Assistance WIreless program. This program, which is a part of the LifeLine initiative held by the Federal Communications Commission, is open for low-income consumers who are eligible for it. Read more to find out about whether or not you are eligible for this program and how you can get it.


As a program to assist low-income consumers to connect with their friends and families, along with finding opportunities through the phone, it gives unparalleled benefits for those who need it the most without a demand for any payment in return. Interested applicants are encouraged to read more about eligibility prerequisites of this program prior to submitting their application to ensure that the program is available in the state where they reside, as well.


Currently, this program is available in 29 states across the United States, but it is growing and expanding rapidly to extend its coverage to other states as well, so those currently residing outside the states where this program is available are still encouraged to read more and check the website often to see if this program will be available at their state of residence. Each state might also have their own specific eligibility requirements for potential applicants which they should also check out, but as a general rule someone participating in either government or state social assistance programs, including but not limited to Medicaid or Social Security Income, are also eligible for a free cell phone and its associated services, including call minutes for local and long-distance calls as well as unlimited text messages. Additional minutes are also available for an affordable price.