Did you know that you may qualify for a free, absolutely free cell phone and service? You could have the comfort of having a cell phone in the event of an emergency without a bill that you cannot afford. SafeLink Wireless offers free cell phones and service to individuals that qualify. Each state has different eligibility guidelines but most individuals who receive public assistance such as food stamps, SSI (Supplemental Security Income), Section 8 housing assistance, Medicaid or Low Income Home Energy Assistance should be eligible. You may also qualify if your total household income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The phones provided by SafeLink are paid for by TracFone so neither taxpayers nor the federal government are paying for the free cell phone assistance. SafeLink is available to eligible individuals in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Once you apply and are approved your cell phone will be sent to you. There are three different free monthly minute plans to choose from which differ by state that are explained to you once you apply. Certain plans even roll unused minutes to the next month. The only time you will have to pay anything is if you go over your minute plan and YOU CHOOSE to purchase additional minutes.
To apply for a free cell phone and service fill out the application at www.safelink.com . Your approval is for 12 months, at the end of the 12 months you will need to re-apply, you will even get a reminder when it is time to re-apply!
For more information regarding programs and eligibility in your state please visit the SafeLink website at www.safelink.com . You could be a click away from your free cell phone and service.