What is Lifeline?

Lifeline is a government program that offers qualified low-income households a discount on basic local telephone service. Through this government program you could save up to $12.75 a month. This program can cover basic local telephone service charges, plus the subscriber line charge.

 

Eligiblility / Restrictions

 

Lifeline can only be used for the primary telephone line in a household. You may purchase additional services available to a non-Lifeline customer. You must establish phone service prior to applying for the Lifeline discount. The name on the phone bill must match the name of the household member participating on the eligible program.

 

How do I apply?

 

To apply for Lifeline, download the application and contact FMTC at 208-452-2000.

Lifeline Application

 

More Information

 

You can find further information about Lifeline at the Universal Service Administrative Company website. Any additional questions can be answered by calling FMTC at 208-452-2000.