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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 - Landline or Wir​​​​eless


Beaver Creek
​​North State
​Oregon Tel. Corp.
Clear Creek
Pea​​k I​​n​​ternet
​​Douglas Fast Net
​Pine Telephone
Reliance Connects
Roome Tel. Com.​
Scio Mutual​
St. Paul
Molalla Communications
Warm Springs
​Ziply Fiber


AT&T Mobility -- Please call AT&T Mobility (1-800-377-9450) or use the Zip Code Lookup Tool​ to find out if they offer the Oregon Lifeline discount where you live.​
US Cellular
Snake River PCS

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