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Stay Connected

Lifeline helps low-income families and individuals stay connected so they can access healthcare, find jobs, attend classes, stay in touch with family, and call for help in an emergency.


Eligible Services:

  • Residential and wireless phone service
  • Broadband internet


  • Total federal and state discounts of up to $17.02 per month are available.
  • Subscribers living on tribal lands qualify for additional discounts.


You may be eligible for Lifeline if you receive any of the following benefits or your income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. (See the income eligibility guides below)

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FHPA)
  • Veterans Pension & Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Head Start Tribal Programs (only those meeting its income qualifying standard)
  • The Food Distribution Program on Tribal Lands.
2024 Lifeline Income Eligibility Guidelines
Number In Household Maximum Annual Income (at 135% federal poverty level)
1 $20,331
2 $27,594
3 $34,857.
4 $42,120
5 $49,383
6 $56,646
7 $63,909
8 $71,172
each additional person $  7,263



Apply online at or print an application to apply by mail: English version | Spanish version

For more information about Kansas Lifeline, call your telephone company or click here for a list of Lifeline providers near you.

View a pdf version of the Kansas Lifeline Program information: English version | Spanish version

*The Kansas portion of the discount may only be applied to phone service. The federal portion of the discount may be used for internet or phone service.