Know your eligibility for free government cell phone

Know your eligibility for free government cell phone

If you want to apply for the free government cell phone program, you should first check whether you are eligible. There are different ways by which you may be eligible for the free government cell phone program. Some of these include the following criteria:

Eligibility for free government cell phone through participation in Federal or State assistance programs
Here are the various criteria in this category:

  • Veterans Pension and Survivor’s Benefit
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Tribal Head Start (This only includes households which meet the income qualifying standard)
  • Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Eligibility for free government cell phones due to household income
Here are the various criteria in this category:

  • For all states in the country, with the exception of Alaska, California, and Hawaii, the minimum income level for a household of one person is $16,281.
  • For all states in the country, with the exception of Alaska, California, and Hawaii, for a household with every additional person, $5,643 is added to the above minimum income level. For example, in a household of two people, the income level will be $21924.
  • In the state of Alaska, the minimum income level for a household of one person is $20,331.
  • In the state of Alaska, for a household with every additional person, $7,061 is added to the above minimum income level. For instance, in a household of two people, the income level will be $27,392.
  • In the state of California, the minimum income level for a household of two people is $26,400.
  • In the state of California, the minimum income level for a household of three people is $30,700.
  • In the state of California, for a household with every additional person, $6,600 is added to the above-minimum income level. For instance, in a household of four people, the income level will be $37,300.
  • In the state of Hawaii, the minimum income level for a household of one person is $18,772.
  • In the state of Hawaii, the minimum income level for a household of two people is $25,205.
  • In the state of Hawaii, for a household with every additional person, $6,494 is added to the above minimum income level. For instance, in a household of three people, the income level will be $31,698.

If you are eligible by any of the above, begin the enrollment process for your free government cell phone.

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