Oregon Telephone Assistance Program

Oregon does not have a free government phone program, but like a few other states, they offer discounts on phone installation and monthly plans. Oregon offers up to $13.50 discount off of the monthly home phone bill for those who qualify. Additionally, through Link-Up America participants can cut phone installation and connection charges in half (up to a maximum of $30 off).

Qualifying for Oregon’s Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP)

An Oregon resident that participates in any of the following government assistance programs, qualify for OTAP:

  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Food Stamps
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicaid and/or certain State Medical ProgramsOregon

How to Apply

If you qualify, you can apply online or you can download, print and mail the application to the Oregon Public Utility Commission. Both the online and printable applications are available in Spanish, Russian and Vietnamese. Visit the Public Utility Commission website to access the other languages.

For more information contact Oregon’s Public Utility Commission 1-800-848-4442 or (503) 373-7171.

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