Eastern is proud to offer the Lifeline discount to the residents of Eastern KY.  If you meet the requirements below you may qualify for up to $13.75 off your monthly internet or phone bill.   

What is Lifeline?

Do you Qualify?

Do you meet one of the following requirements?

Based on Your Income

You can get Lifeline if your income is 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines. The guideline is based on your household size and state.

Show proof of income, like three consecutive pay stubs or a tax return, when you apply for Lifeline.

If You Use SNAP, Medicaid, or Other Programs

Federal Assistance Programs

You can get Lifeline if you (or someone in your household) participates in one of these federal assistance programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
  • Tribal Programs (and live on federally-recognized Tribal lands)

Show a card, letter, or official document, as proof that you participate in one of these programs when you apply for Lifeline.

Qualify Through Your Child or Dependent

You can sign up for Lifeline if your child or dependent participates in any of the programs listed above.

Limit one per Household

You are only allowed to get one Lifeline discount (phone or internet, but not both) per household, not per person.

How do I Sign Up?

Apply for Lifeline

1) Easiest and Fastest way is to apply online

2) You can also download this form and mail it to the address below

3) Contact Eastern and we can help anyway we can

Once Approved

Once your approved let us know if you want to provide the discount to your Internet or Phone bill.  And we will get you signed up for service or apply the discount to your current bill. 


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