If you live in Kentucky and are reading this, welcome to the FreeGovernmentCellPhones.net Kentucky page. We put it together to help you get more information on the Lifeline phone service program that’s available in your state.
The governor of Kentucky released a report in June 2011 that said the state’s economy was strong. “The third quarter was a great quarter, and it looks good going forward,” said Greg Harkenrider of the State Budget Director’s Office.
This is, of course, is of little comfort to the people who find themselves unemployed and under-employed. Fact is, Kentucky has a 10% unemployment rate, which is far higher than the national average. 211,622 residents of the Bluegrass State were unemployed in April 2011.
Free Cell Phone Providers in Kentucky:
Here’s a list of all the Lifeline Assistance free government cell phones in Kentucky. 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
- Blue Jay Wireless
- American Assistance
- Assurance Wireless
- Easy Wireless
- EnTouch Wireless
- FeelSafe Wireless
- Life Wireless
- Q Link Wireless
- Safelink Wireless
- SafetyNet Wireless
- Standup Wireless
- Tag Mobile
- Tempo Communications
Lifeline Discount Companies in Kentucky
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 Kentucky:
Lifeline Cell Phone Eligibility in Kentucky:
You are eligible if you receive benefits from any of these programs in Kentucky:
- 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)
You may also qualify if your Total Household Income is at or under 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. To see these calculated income levels, please see chart below:
|Income Based Eligibility for Kentucky|
|Members in Household||Annual income|
|For each additional member add $5,832 annually|
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