EASY Wireless is extremely popular as a provider Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Programs in Kentucky.
If you want to learn more about the benefits of these programs, you've come to the right place.
With this complete guide, we will explain all you need to get your free government phone service in Kentucky!
Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Programs
The Lifeline Assistance Program is a benefit that assists low-income Americans to have access to voice services since 1985. Providers offering this service can provide talk, text, and data to eligible consumers.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is a new program, seeking to make broadband available to every household. You can benefit from both programs if you receive Lifeline from Easy Wireless. You can also qualify to receive only the APC in Kentucky. You have choices between which benefits are best for you, or you can receive both!
What documents are required to apply for the EASY Wireless ACP?
EASY Wireless must verify your ability to get benefits through the ACP. Often your eligibility can be quickly verified, but sometimes we will need you to provide documentation.
These documents should include your full legal name, the program's name, and the name of the issuing agency with a start date within the last 12 months.
How Do I Qualify for the ACP?
You can qualify for the ACP by income level or by taking part in specific government programs. Almost half of all American households can qualify by income level for the ACP. Check this handy chart and see if you can qualify.
Taking part in any of the following programs will allow you to get your free phone service and data:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
- Pell Grant Awards
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Unemployment Help in Kentucky
If you’re newly unemployed, on living minimum wage, or receive low wages in Kentucky you can also get free internet service.
Remember if you are unemployed you’ve been paying into the system by working, so this is your right as a citizen to claim assistance until you find new employment.
You can file an unemployment claim in Kentucky in three ways:
- Online: Online on the Kentucky government website
- By phone at 1-502-875-0442, Monday to Friday - 7:30am - 5:30pm ET
- Or in person
You will need to know your social security number, driver’s license or ID number, employer information.
How to Qualify for Medicaid in Kentucky
Kentucky’s Medicaid Program (KMP) supports low-income individuals who do not have health insurance through other medical and healthcare assistance. This program's primary purpose is to assist people of all ages and conditions who require medical attention.
To be eligible for Medicaid in Kentucky, you must be a resident of the state as well as a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident, or a legal foreign citizen.
These are some other things that qualify you.
- Being pregnant
- A family member with a disability or having one yourself
To qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) less than the allowed amounts. For example, a household with eight or more people must have a yearly income of less than $62,018.
Check out our blog titled Free Phone Service for Medicaid in Kentucky – How to Qualify Today!
Get a FREE Phone through Food Stamps in Kentucky
When you get SNAP/Food Stamps, you can easily qualify for Lifeline and ACP. When getting SNAP for the current calendar year, you can easily be eligible online with the national verification system.
Find out how you can get approved for a Free smartphone in Kentucky if you receive Food Stamps.
Students in Kentucky can receive Free Internet
As a college student you can qualify for the ACP through participation in certain government benefit programs. The most common for college students to qualify is through the Pell Grant program, which will make the eligibility process much easier for you.
Find out more from our helpful post titled Free Internet for Students in Kentucky- Qualify Today!
Get a Free Government Phone Service and Internet as a Kentucky Veteran
Veterans living in Kentucky may be eligible for various state-sponsored medical benefits. These benefits can help you cover healthcare costs, and you may also get access to specialized care and services. Veterans can enjoy the following medical benefits:
- Physician’s services
- Nursing care
- Different therapies such as physical therapy or speech therapy
- Free Laboratory tests
More importantly EASY Wireless can give you a Free Phone and Free Service with Unlimited Internet if you are a veteran in Kentucky find out about the benefits you can receive by reading Veterans Benefits Kentucky- Get All Your Benefits!.
The EASY Wireless Offers
Your benefits with EASY Wireless through combining Lifeline and ACP benefits:
EASY Wireless Free Unlimited Plan
- FREE Smartphone
- FREE UNLIMITED Data
- FREE Unlimited Talk
- FREE Unlimited Text
- Keep Your Number or Get a New One
- FREE SIM Card & Activation
How long will the EASY Wireless ACP last?
The program will run for as long as the Federal Government continues to fund it. We expect the funding to continue for many, many years. EASY Wireless will let you know at least 30 days in advance if your service is about to end.
You will be qualified to receive the ACP benefit in Kentucky as long as you continue to meet the requirements. Regularly the program will ask you to confirm your continued eligibility.
Are there any limitations for the EASY Wireless ACP?
- You can only have one ACP and one Lifeline per household.
- EASY Wireless ACP and Lifeline programs cannot be transferred to another subscriber, even another low income subscriber. It is for use within your household.
- The service must be used at least once per month.
- If the customer has become ineligible, they must notify the provider within 30 days.
How does the EASY Wireless ACP protect consumers?
- We allow anyone who is eligible to access the internet and cell phones, no matter their financial situation.
- You can have past due balances or previous debts with other cellular providers and still receive service from EASY Wireless.
- You do not have to sign a contract or commit to expensive, low-quality plans.
- EASY Wireless does not charge early termination fees.
- Minimize the risk of future overbilling or financial problems with EASY Wireless service.
How to get assistance with EASY Wireless ACP
You can contact EASY Wireless directly if you have any problems or concerns. The customer service representative will assist you directly, or you can get online chat support. Call 855-574-2036, and they will resolve all of your questions or problems.
We also have customer care agents to help you get qualified online. We have helped countless Americans get their phone and internet service through EASY Wireless.
Once you qualify, we will dropship your new smartphone and SIM card kit to your home. We require no credit checks or contracts.
EASY Wireless wants to help you get the benefits you deserve to stay connected to your friends and family.
No matter where you are in Kentucky: Owensboro, Richmond, Elizabethtown, Nicholasville, Florence, Georgetown, Louisville, Covington, Lexington, or Bowling Green we have you covered.
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