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Colorado Department of Human Services

As of this writing (June 2011), Colorado residents cannot take advantage of the free government cell phone programs as offered through Assurance Wireless, SafeLink Wireless or ReachOut Wireless. Back in 2009, TracFone (the company behind SafeLink Wireless), submitted a proposal to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to provide free cell phones to qualified low-income residents [...]

Arkansas Public Utility Commission

Eligible Arkansas residents can take advantage of the free government cell phone programs as offered through ReachOut Wireless, Assurance Wireless and SafeLink Wireless (please note that Assurance Wireless is not available in all areas of Arkansas). The free government cell phones are made available as a result of the federal Lifeline and Link-Up programs. If [...]

Community Voice Mail

Residents in the state of Washington can sign up for the Washington Telephone Assistance Program. The WTAP is Washington's version of the Lifeline/Link-Up phone assistance program. Qualified individuals can sign up to receive discounted phone service. According to the Washington Public Utilities Commission website, eligible residents will pay $8 per month (plus taxes and fees) [...]

Montana Public Service Commission

As of this writing Montana residents cannot take advantage of the free government cell phone programs as offered through ReachOut Wireless, Assurance Wireless and SafeLink Wireless. Although residents don’t have access to free government cell phones, they can enjoy deeply discounted basic monthly phone service through their telephone service provider. Monthly discounts range anywhere from [...]

Tennessee

If you live in the state of Tennessee you can take advantage of the free government cell phone offers as presented by SafeLink Wireless and Assurance Wireless. Both companies offer free cell phones to qualified Tennessee residents. Along with the free cell phone comes free airtime. The amount of air time varies depending on which [...]

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania residents have several options when it comes to free or discount government phones. Assurance Wireless and SafeLink Wireless are approved to offer free cell phones to qualified Pennsylvania residents. As participants of the Federal LifeLine and Link-Up programs, these companies offer free cell phones and free talk time to residents meeting the income requirements [...]

Florida

Qualified Florida residents have the option of participating in either the free government cell phone program or discounted landline phone program. The Lifeline/Link-Up Programs make it possible for low-income individuals who need help paying their phone bills to receive either free or discounted service. Free cell phones are offered to Florida residents through SafeLink Wireless [...]