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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
  • ​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)
  • Total household income is at or below 135 percent of federal poverty guidelines (view the table below for details) ​​
​Hous​eho​ld​ Size​
Annual Income

For each additional person, add ​$6,939

​Discounted Service Providers

Beacon Broadband
Beaver Creek
North State
Oregon Tel. Corp
Clear Creek
Peak Internet
Pine Telephone
Douglas Fast Net
E4 Connect
Reliance Connects
Roome Tel. Com.
Scio Mutual
St. Paul
Hood River Electric & Internet Co-op
Warm Springs
Ziply Fiber
US Cellular
Molalla Communications
Snake River PCS

Please call the companies listed below to find out if they offer the Oregon Lifeline discount where you live.

AT&T Mobility -- 1-800-377-9450 or use the Zip Code Lookup Tool​ 
Hunter Communications -- 541-772-9282 
Spectrum -- 1-800-941-7809 
Viasat -- 1-855-851-7419 or visit online to Order Viasat Satellite Internet​

Service providers in bold also participate in Tribal Lifeline.

​​​Free Cellular Service Provider

  • Access Wireless
Oregon Lifeline offers free service or discounted service​. Visit the links to view the applications, which list the participating service providers. Determine which option you want and submit your application.

​Free Service Application​

Discounted Service Application


View the list of questions and responses​ for additional information.

​We are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 


  • 800-848-4442
  • TTY -- 800-648-3458
  • Fax -- 877-567-1977
Videophone: 971-239-5846