Washington State Cell Phones for the Poor
Believe it or not, not everyone in the state of Washington works for Microsoft or Boeing. In fact, a considerable number donâ€™t work at all.
The Washington economic recovery has slowed since March after fairly strong growth atthe end of 2010 and early 2011. And the unemployment rate is stuck just below 9.0%.
Fact is, thereâ€™s a lot less green in the Evergreen State than there used to be. Greenbacks, that is.
Luckily, the Lifeline phone service program is alive and well in Washington. That means the stateâ€™s residents who find themselves in financial hardship can get free cell phones and free minutes every month to take care of all their basic and emergency needs.
You have three different companies to choose from â€“ industry leader SafeLink Wireless, Assurance Wireless, its rapidly growing competitor and the smaller player, Yourtel Wireless.
You are eligible if you receive benefits from any of these programs in Washington:
You may also qualify if your Total Household Income is at or under 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (see eligibility)
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