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Lifeline Nevada

Lifeline Nevada keeps low-income households connected with a discount of basic residence service. If you, or someone you know, is without telephone service and may qualify for Lifeline Nevada, please call 1-866-901-0152 to learn more about Lifeline Nevada. Free toll blocking is available to qualified Lifeline customers and deeper discounts may apply to qualified residents living on federally recognized Tribal Lands.

Choose the plan that fits you best:

Lifeline Nevada Plans

Plans Who May Benefit Features Cost
Lifeline Nevada (Flat Rate)* Qualifying low income customers who make 3 or MORE local calls a day Unlimited local calling $12.60 per month
Lifeline Nevada (Standard Measured Rate)* Qualifying low income customers who make LESS than 3 local calls a day $2.85 per month allowance, then per-minute charges for all local calls over allowance $8.55 per month plus a per-minute charge for all calls over $2.85 allowance
Lifeline Nevada (Low Use Measured Rate)* Qualifying low income customers who generally make no calls daily No per month allowance, per-minute charges apply for all local calls $8.55 per month plus a per-minute charge for all local calls

Do You Qualify for Lifeline Nevada?

You may qualify for Lifeline Nevada if you participate in one of the assistance programs listed below, or if your income is within the guidelines. To qualify for Lifeline Nevada service, you need to meet the following requirements:

  1. Your gross annual household income (the income you pay before taxes) must not be more than the Lifeline Nevada service income limits:
    Lifeline Nevada Service Income Limits
    Size of Household Maximum Annual Income
    1 person $20,423
    2 people $27,528
    3 people $34,633
    4 people $41,738
    For each additional person over 4 people, add $7,105

    Or you qualify because you participate in one of the following programs:

    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Federal Public Housing/Section 8 Assistance
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Medicaid
    • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    • National School Lunch (free lunch program)
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
    • Tribally administered TANF
    • Head Start (Tribal only and must meet income qualifying standard)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
  2. You provide required documentation with your signed application form.
  3. You have only one residential phone line in the household that is your main residence.
    Note: The number of phones you may have on that line is not limited.
  4. You are not claimed as a dependent on someone else's income tax return.
  5. You only have Lifeline Nevada service in a household that is your main residence.
  6. Lifeline Nevada service is not available with foreign exchange service.

Getting certified

To qualify for Lifeline Nevada, you must send in your signed form with any required documentation.

After you've signed up for Lifeline Nevada service, should you at anytime no longer qualify for the service, you must notify AT&T Nevada immediately so that Lifeline Nevada service discounts are discontinued. The difference in monthly rates will be billed from the date the change in qualification occurred.

Note: Each year Lifeline Nevada income eligibility levels are adjusted for inflation.

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada or AT&T Nevada may verify that you meet all of the Lifeline Nevada requirements.

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.

How to order Lifeline Nevada service

If you are a current customer of AT&T Nevada and you qualify for Lifeline or if you do not have phone service and you qualify for the discounted Lifeline Nevada service rate, call the Nevada Lifeline support team at 1-866-901-0152.

Note: There is no charge for changing from basic residential service with AT&T to Lifeline. However, there may also be a one time inside wire charge for establishing new service.

Download the Lifeline Nevada Application in PDF format.

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

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

Ordering

Call 1-866-901-0152
Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

* This amount is for basic service charges in most areas. Your bill will include tax and could include mileage charges, usage charges, surcharges, and Extended Area service charges, Directory Assistance charges, and the Network Access Interstate Calling charge imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Prices subject to change without notice and do not include other applicable charges such as taxes and surcharges, which may vary by location. AT&T local service is provided by AT&T Nevada.

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