Low Income Programs

Low Income Programs

Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) help low-income families and individuals stay connected so they can access healthcare, find jobs, attend classes, stay in touch with family, and call for help in an emergency. Anyone who qualifies for Lifeline, also qualifies for the ACP.

Click HERE to see if you qualify!


Eligible Services:

  • Residential and wireless phone service
  • Broadband internet


  • Total federal and state discounts of up to $17.02 per month are available. *
  • Subscribers living on tribal lands qualify for additional discounts.


You may be eligible for both Lifeline and the ACP if you receive any of the following benefits or your income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for Lifeline or at or below 200% for ACP. (See the income eligibility guides for both programs below)

  • 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.


2022 Lifeline Income Eligibility Guidelines

Number In Household

Maximum Annual Income (at 135% federal poverty level)

















each additional person

$  6,372

How to apply for Lifeline:

Apply online at checklifeline.org or print an application to apply by mail: English version | Spanish version

For more information about Kansas Lifeline, call your telephone company or click here for a list of Lifeline providers near you.

View a pdf version of the Kansas Lifeline Program information: English version | Spanish version

*The Kansas portion of the discount may only be applied to phone service. The federal portion of the discount may be used for internet or phone service.

                                                   Click HERE to Apply!