Lifeline and Link-up Benefits for Alabama
Authored By: Legal Services Alabama
Need help paying your phone bill? You can get help though Lifeline & Link-Up. If you get Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, TANF, LIHEAP or you have a Section 8 voucher, you may be eligible.
Do you, or someone in your household, participate any of these programs?
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Section 8 Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
If you participate in any of these programs, you could get help with telephone costs through the Lifeline & Link-Up programs:
- This program provides a discount on the cost of installing telephone service.
- This program provides a discount on the cost of monthly telephone service.
To find out if you qualify for these programs, call your local telephone company.
You may also call the Alabama Public Service Commission toll-free at 1-800-392-8050.
For more information on coverage in your area, visit Telephone Assistance Programs for Low Income Households at www.lifelinesupport.org.
Reviewed January 2021
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