Stay Connected

Lifeline helps 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.

Click here to view the Kansas Lifeline requirements.

Lifeline Support for Affordable Communications

Lifeline is a federal program to help low-income subscribers stay connected by providing a monthly discount on their wireline phone or broadband internet service.

To quality for Lifeline, subscribers must either have an income that is at or below 135% of the federal Poverty Guidelines or participate in at least one of the assistance programs listed below:

  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Head Start (if income eligibility criteria are met)