Lifeline Missouri

Making telecommunications service more affordable.

AT&T Missouri is committed to helping qualified consumers pay for eligible telecommunications services by discounting their monthly service bill.

AT&T Missouri offers two discounted telephone service plans to make basic phone service more affordable for qualified customers.

To qualify, a household must participate in one of the following:

Eligibility for Lifeline

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Federal Public Housing
  • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Total household income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines (see application for details)

Eligibility for the Disabled Plan

  • Federal Social Security Disability
  • Veterans Administration Disability Benefits
  • State Blind Pension
  • State Aid to Blind Persons
  • State Supplemental Disability Assistance Payments
    Note: The Disabled Plan offers $6.50 discount on basic service

If qualified, Lifeline Missouri customers receive the following benefits:

  • Monthly discount on basic service for Lifeline customers**
  • 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.

Important Information:

Customers who received notification that they will no longer receive the Lifeline discount from AT&T effective July 5, 2017, can identify Lifeline providers by city/town here.

NOTE: AT&T used best efforts to gather this information from publicly available resources. You will need to contact the provider to determine if the Lifeline discount is available at your location.

* Lifeline customers only.

** Benefits are only applicable on one phone line at the customer's principal place of residence.

Terms and conditions are subject to change. Some service restrictions may apply.

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