Utility Assistance

Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them. (AIRS BV-8900)

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One Levee Way Ste 3106
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 888-900-5899
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Address: One Levee Way Ste 3106
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 888-900-5899
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Eligibility: Income eligible and participation in a qualifying government assistance program.
Services Provided: Access Wireless provides free cell phone plans for low income families. Use services locator on website.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
Address: Omaha, NE
Toll Free Phone: 800-223-3131
Email: julie.west@qwest.com
Services Provided: Telephone assistance for disabled: vision-or hearing-impaired, or who have mobility, cognitive or other disabilities.

Hearing Augmentation Aids
Specialized Telecommunications Equipment
Telecommunication Relay Services
Visual/Reading Aids
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/8/2019
Address:
Phone: 855-846-8376
Toll Free Phone: 1-855-846-8376
Eligibility: Must meet all these criteria: Be located where Comcast offers Internet service; Have at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program; Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days; Not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment.
Services Provided: Internet Essestials offers families $9.95 (plus tax) a month Internet service and a low-cost computer to qualified applicants.
Never pay any price increases or pay any activation or equipment rental fees.
Option to buy a computer at initial enrollment for the low price of just $149.99 + tax
Free Internet training available — online, in print and in person.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
PO Box 2840
Covington, GA 30015
Phone: 888-543-3620
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Address: PO Box 2840
Covington, GA 30015
Phone: 888-543-3620
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Email: info@lifewireless.com
Eligibility: Fill out eligibility pre-screening on website. In general, if a subscriber participates in any of the following programs, they are qualified for low-income telephone assistance: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Food Stamps, Medicaid, National Free School Lunch Program, Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), or an income that is at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Services Provided: Participates in the federal Lifeline Program, offering free cell phones with service for those who qualify.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
6710 Virginia Parkway
McKinney, TX 75071
Phone: 855-754-6543
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Address: 6710 Virginia Parkway
McKinney, TX 75071
Phone: 855-754-6543
Toll Free Phone: 855-754-6543
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Eligibility: For participants in government assistance programs government assistance programs such as Medicaid, Food Stamps, meeting income criteria are met.
Services Provided: Provides website with information on the Lifeline Assistance program and the wireless companies that participate in the program.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/6/2019