Lifeline 135 - Verizon Pennsylvania

Lifeline 135 - Verizon Pennsylvania

General Information
Description of Service: Lifeline 135 is a government program that offers qualified people a discount on their landline telephone bill (does not include cell phone service). Lifeline 135 is one of two programs provided by Verizon to Pennsylvania customers. All customers who are eligible for Lifeline Service are also eligible for Lifeline 135, and may select either program, but not both.

You will save up to $7.66 (* This credit amount can change) on your basic monthly bill. These benefits apply to your local telephone service charges that you purchase as measured or standard service or flat or unlimited local service. These benefits also cover your subscriber line charge. A person who qualifies for Lifeline 135 will not have to pay the line connection charge.


 
Client Information
Intended Participants: Low-Income Individuals - landline telephone accounts only (does not apply to cell phone bills).
Gender: Either
Eligibility: You are eligible for Lifeline 135, but not Lifeline Service, if you participate in any of the following programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) General Assistance (GA) Food Stamps Low Income Home Energy Assistance Programs (LIHEAP) Medicaid Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8) State Blind PensionNational School Free Lunch ProgramOR your total income (total household gross income) exceeds 100% but does not exceed 135% Federal Poverty Guidelines. In addition to the above, in order to be eligible for Lifeline 135 you must not be claimed as a dependent on anyone's Federal Income Tax return, unless you are over 60 years of age.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone: 800-837-4966
TDD Phone: 800-974-6006
Web Address: www.lifelinesupport.org
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Verizon Pennsylvania
Affiliated Program: Lifeline 135 - Verizon Pennsylvania
This Service: Lifeline 135 - Verizon Pennsylvania
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Telephone Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-850)