Lifeline Connecticut

Making phone service even more affordable.

Because phone service is so important in today's world, AT&T believes everyone should have access to it. We offer two discounted telephone service plans to make basic phone service even more affordable for qualified customers.

  • Regular Lifeline Connecticut — makes basic phone service even more affordable for qualified customers with discounted phone service and the ability to add additional services and features.
  • Enhanced Lifeline Connecticut — offers a deeper discount to qualified AT&T customers who live on current or former reservation or tribal land.*
  • To qualify, a household must participate in one of the following programs or a household's total income must not exceed 135% of the federal poverty guidelines.


Eligibility Regular Lifeline Connecticut* Enhanced Lifeline Connecticut*
Care for Kids
Connecticut Energy Assistance Program
Contingency Heating Assistance Program
Federally Subsidized Housing - Section 8 Assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Personal Care Assistance
Refugee Program
Rental Assistance
State Administered General Assistance
State Supplement to the Aged, Blind or Disabled
Supplemental Security Income
Temporary Family Assistance
Title 19 Medicaid (including Husky and Healthy Start)
National School Lunch (free school lunch program)
Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance  
Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families  
Head Start (Tribal only and must meet income qualifying standard)  
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)  
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)  
Total household income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines (see application)
Benefits Regular Lifeline Connecticut* Enhanced Lifeline Connecticut*
Monthly discount on basic service Over $10.00 up to $26.88
Waiver of deposit for local service**
Optional toll restriction at no charge**
Optional blocking of 900 / 976 numbers
Additional lines allowed*
Optional services available
(e.g., Caller ID, Call Waiting, etc.)
Optional blocking of pay-per-use
(e.g., 3-Way Calling, etc.)

Please note the following:

  1. Lifeline is a federal benefit;
  2. To qualify, you must receive benefits from an approved program or your income must be at or below the guidelines;
  3. You must provide certain eligibility documentation and willfully making false statements to obtain the benefit can result in fines, imprisonment, de-enrollment or being barred from the program;
  4. Only one wireline or wireless Lifeline benefit is available per household;
  5. A household is defined, for purposes of the Lifeline program, as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address and share income and expenses;
  6. A household is not permitted to receive Lifeline benefits from multiple providers;
  7. Violation of the one-per-household limitation constitutes a violation of the Federal Communications Commission's rules and will result in the subscriber's de-enrollment from the program; and
  8. Lifeline is a non-transferable benefit and the subscriber may not transfer his or her benefit to any other person.


Download the Lifeline Connecticut Application (210 KB) in PDF format.

Download the AT&T Lifeline Household Worksheet (47 KB) in PDF format and mail in with your Lifeline Connecticut Application, if applicable.

Note: PDF format requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free.


Call 1-855-301-0352 to sign up for Lifeline Connecticut today.
Weekdays, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Es importante que usted entienda esta informacion. Si usted no lee el idioma ingles, por favor llame al 1-855-301-0352 para hablar directamente con un representante bilingue, o pida informacion a una de las organizaciones mencionada en este folleto.

  • * Lifeline Connecticut plan benefits are only applicable on one phone line at the customer's principal place of residence. Enhanced Lifeline Connecticut benefits are only available to customers living on tribal land as defined in Title 47 – Code of Federal Regulations, Section 54.400(e).
  • ** Customer may choose toll restriction instead of a deposit.

Terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Some service restrictions may apply.

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