Lifeline Connecticut

Connecticut Lifeline Program provides financial assistance to low-income Connecticut residents and helps ensure that they can afford telephone service, either through a traditional telephone company or through a qualified wireless provider.

Do You Qualify for Lifeline Connecticut?

To qualify for Lifeline you must be enrolled in a qualifying social service program (see below):

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps
  • Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • National School Free Lunch Program
  • OR your income must be below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines.

If you think you may qualify, please call your local telephone company or AT&T  and Verizon [Connecticut, CT], at 1-800-288-2020 or 1-800-555-5000.

Connecticut Lifeline Application Form: or Verizon Application

Lifeline Connecticut Hotline:

AT&T: 1-800-288-2020

Verizon: 1-800-555-5000