CALIFORNIA LIFELINE PHONE PROGRAM - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION


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  • 505 Van Ness Avenue
    San Francisco, San Francisco
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  • Toll-Free
    866-272-0349

California LifeLine provides discounted basic telephone (landline) services to eligible California households.

You can qualify for California LifeLine if you or another person in your household is enrolled in any one of the following public assistance programs:
  • Medicaid/Medi-Cal
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8
  • CalFresh, Food Stamps or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSL)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    • 1. California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
    • 2. Stanislaus County Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (StanWORKs)
    • 3. Welfare-to-Work (WTW)
    • 4. Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN)
  • Tribal TANF
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Federal Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit Program
You can also qualify for California LifeLine if your household's total annual gross income is at or less than specific annual income limits.

More info:
https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/General.aspx?id=2752#qualify
https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/lifeline/
https://www.californialifeline.com/en