The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly discount on phone and internet service to eligible households. The discount can significantly lower your monthly bill.Documentation of participation in qualifying programs is necessary for enrollment. Lifeline is limited to one benefit per household, consisting of either phone or internet service. Lifeline is a government program and consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the benefit can be punished by fine or imprisonment or be barred from the program.
You must participate in at least one of the following programs to be eligible for a Lifeline Program discount:
To sign up, print and complete MTA Lifeline Worksheet and Application [pdf]