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Oregon Lifeline

Oregon Lifeline: Is a federal and state government program that provides a monthly discount on phone or broadband service for qualifying low-income Oregon households.
  • Receive a discount on your phone bill of up to $15.25 per month;
  • Receive a discount on your broadband bill of up to $19.25 per month; or
  • Receive free cell phone and data service
Tribal Lifeline: Oregon residents on federally-recognized Tribal lands​ may qualify for an additional $25 discount per month.

Tribal Link Up: 
  • Provides qualifying Tribal residents with a one-time discount of up to $100 on the initial installation or activation of wireline or wireless phone service.
  • Allows residents to pay the remaining amount they owe on a deferred schedule, interest free.​
Qualifying Tribal residents may be eligible for Link Up again only after moving to a new primary residence. Not all wireline or wireless phone companies offer Tribal Link Up.

​​Discount amounts are subject to change.

Federal and state regulations limit the Lifeline benefit to one person per household for phone or broadband service.​​​​​​​​

You may qualify for Oregon Lifeline if you are at least 18 years old and​ you, or a member of your household, receives one of the following benefits:

No Documentation Required with Application:
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income
Documentation Required with Application:
View a listing of the required documentation.​
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans or Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Total household income is at or below 135 percent of federal poverty guidelines* 
  • ​Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Tribal ​Head Start (only households that meet the same qualifying standard)
COVID-19 Note: If you are currently unemployed due to COVID-19, you may qualify for the Oregon Lifeline program by using your unemployment benefit letter as proof of household income through September 30, 2021. It must include your name, address, effective date or end date, and amount of benefit.

​Discounted Service Providers

​North State
​AT&T Mobility*
Oregon Tel. Corp.​
​Beaver Creek
​Clear Creek
Pine Telephone​
Reliance Connects​
​Douglas FastNet
Roome Tel. Com.​
Scio Mutual​
Snake River​ PCS
St. Paul​
​Stayton Co.
US Cellular​
Warm Springs​
Ziply Fiber​​


*At&T Mobility only offers the Oregon Lifeline discount in select areas. Please use the Zip Code Lookup Tool​ or call 800-377-9450 to find out if AT&T offers the Oregon Lifeline discount where you live.​

Service providers in bold also participate in Tribal Lifeline.

​​​Free Cellular Service Providers

  • Access Wireless
  • Assurance Wireless
  • enTouch Wireless​


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Determine the best option for you & apply

Oregon Lifeline offers free service or discounted service. View each application for a list of Oregon Lifeline service providers. View each page to determine which option you want and submit your application.


Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Lifeline

We are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • 800-848-4442 or 503-373-7171
  • TTY - 800-648-3458 or 503-378-6962
  • Fax: 877-567-1977 or 503-378-6047
Videophone: 971-239-5845

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