Indiana is in better shape that most of the states. Its government has resisted the urge to spend too much money. Nevertheless, the state has faced more than its fair share of problems.
The devastating floods forced many businesses too close. Lives were thrown into turmoil. On top of that they had even more tornados than usual. More businesses were destroyed. And more lives turned upside down.
Combine these natural tragedies with unemployment and inflation and you have a lot of people who need help. The kind of help that Lifeline free government cell phone service and the Affordable Connectivity Program’s free internet can provide.
Lifeline and ACP free government cell phone service providers in Indiana
Here’s a list of all the Lifeline Assistance free government cell phones in Indiana. They all offer different plans with different numbers of minutes, different refill options, and serve different geographic areas. So click through them all and find the plan that’s best for you.
- Access Wireless
- American Assistance
- Assurance Wireless
- EnTouch Wireless
- Life Wireless
- Safelink Wireless
- StandUp Wireless
- Terracom Wireless
- Tempo Communications
Lifeline Discount Companies in Indiana
If you qualify for Lifeline Assistance, but you find that none of the companies offer free government cell phones where you live, you have another option. The companies below, while not offering free cell phone plans, do offer substantial Lifeline discounts off their regular mobile phone plans in Indiana:
How to qualify for Lifeline Assistance free government cell phones in Indiana
You are eligible if you receive benefits from any of these programs in Indiana:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)
- Veterans Pension and Survivor's Benefit.
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance (BIA)
- Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
- Tribal Head Start (only those households meeting its income qualifying standard)
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
Residents of Indiana may also qualify if your Total Household Income is at or under 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. These calculations reflected in the chart below:
|Income Based Eligibility for Indiana|
|Members in Household||Annual income|
|For each additional member add $6,372 annually|
How to qualify for an ACP free government phone and unlimited service in Indiana
It’s even easier to qualify for ACP service than it is to qualify for Lifeline service. The USAC website spells it all out:
Consumers qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) through participation in Lifeline or a Lifeline-qualifying program, having an income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, through participation in ACP-qualifying programs, such as the free and reduced-price school lunch or breakfast program (including the Community Eligibility Provision), WIC, through award of a federal Pell Grant, or through participation in a participating service provider’s existing low-income program.
Hoosiers rejoice! Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Program have come to the rescue all across Indiana. Get a free government cell phone. Get free government internet. Click around and find the plan that works best for your needs. Then enroll. Do it ASAP!
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