Safelink is closely related to Tracfone. There are a lot of people who meet Safelink`s requirements that could use an easy to find source for Information and help. They might pass through without looking if Safelink was not mentioned in the Thread heading. What are your thoughts?

You qualify for Lifeline Service in your area if...

1.You already participate in one of the following assistance programs:

•Federal Public Housing Assistance / Section 8
•Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
•National School Lunch Program (NSL)
•Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
•Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
•Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)


2.Your total household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG). The table below provides the maximum income you can have to be eligible for service.

Number Persons
in Household Annual Income Monthly Income
1 $14,621 $1,218
2 $19,670 $1,639
3 $24,719 $2,060
4 $29,768 $2,481
5 $34,817 $2,901
6 $39,866 $3,322
7 $44,915 $3,743
8 $49,964 $4,164
For each additional person, add... $5,049 $421


3.No one in your household currently receives Lifeline Assistance through another phone carrier. If someone in your household is receiving Lifeline Assistance you must cancel the service before applying for Lifeline Service through SafeLink Wireless.

4.You have a valid United States Postal Address. In order for us to ship you your FREE phone you must live at a residence that can receive mail from the US Post Office. Sorry, but P.O. Boxes cannot be accepted.

Please note that if you elect to qualify via income you will need to prove your eligibility by sending us a copy of a document that proves your income level. The following are examples of documents that are accepted:

•4 months of consecutive pay stubs
•Letter from your employer
•Last year’s income tax return
•Employer W-2 form