Arizona Lifeline Free Government Smartphones and Cell Phones

Welcome to Arizona Lifeline Free Government Smartphones and Free Government Cell Phones Page! The Grand Canyon state is famous for its natural wonders and well-known for being a home to 27 Native American tribes. On the other hand, state authorities in Phoenix seem to be not very efficient in economy wonders creation. Arizonans are struggling with very high poverty levels. For 2015, the number of people who received incomes below the poverty line reached almost 1,200,000, which makes up over 18% of the total state population. There is not enough copper to provide jobs for everyone. High poverty level suggests that many people can qualify for Arizona free government cell phones, smartphones Lifeline program.


Lifeline Free Government Cell Phones Program in Arizona

Hundreds of thousands of individuals living below the poverty level can get free government phones from some telecommunication businesses. These providers represent both national and local players. Their service coverage, free minutes amount they offer to Lifeline subscribers and other terms might significantly differ. Do not forget to read about all the companies in your state before starting an application process with any of them.

Access Wireless


Assurance Wireless

Blue Jay Wireless

Budget Mobile

CellularOne

Choice  Wireless

EnTouch Wireless

Life Wireless

Ntua Wireless, Inc.

Qlink Wireless

Safelink Wireless

StandUP Wireless

Terracom Wireless

Total Call Mobile

Who is eligible for free government smartphones and free government cell phones in Arizona?

You may qualify for a free phone or smartphone from the government if you are a participant of any of the following government-paid programs:

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps/ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Section 8/ Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • National School Free Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Health Benefit Coverage under Child Health Plan.

You can also qualify based on the household income rule: your household income has to be lower or at the level of 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines for Arizona. For 2016 this number is shown in a table below.

Household size (number of people)

Eligible annual income per household

1

$17,820

2

$24,030

3

$30,240

4

$36,450

5

$42,660

6

$48,870

7

$55,095

8

$61,335

For each additional person, add

$6,240

Click here to see all steps needed to enroll in Arizona free government smartphones, free government cell phones Lifeline program.