Kansas Lifeline Program

You may be eligible to receive up to $17.02 off your monthly local telephone bill through the Lifeline Program.

You are eligible if you receive any of the following:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance (FHPA), Veterans Pension & Survivors Pension Benefit, Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Head Start Tribal Programs (only those meeting its income qualifying standard), the Food Distribution Program on Tribal Lands, or 135% of the federal poverty level*. A consumer must provide THREE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS of statements as documentation of income, or provide a copy of their tax return for the previous year.

For more information about Kansas Lifeline, call your local telephone company. The number is on your telephone bill or in the front part of the telephone directory.

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*2017 Kansas Poverty Level Guidelines
Number In HouseholdMaximum Annual Income
1$16,281
2$21,924
3$27,567
4$33,210
5$38,853
6$44,496
7$50,139
8$55,782
each additional person$  5,643
The Kansas Lifeline program is 135% of the 2017 federal poverty level.