A Food Stamp phone, Free Unlimited Data, and more are available through EASY Wireless.
Free smartphones are available through EASY Wireless for people who qualify for Food Stamps. This guide will explain how you can qualify for a free smartphone and free unlimited data.
People refer to this phone as a "food stamp phone". The truth is it’s getting food stamps that qualify you for the free cellphone and service through designated providers.
What are Food Stamps or SNAP?
Food stamps are now called SNAP or the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP gives benefits to families in need. The central goal of SNAP is to alleviate hunger and malnutrition by increasing resources for the purchase of food for a nutritious diet.
Who can qualify for Snap and get a free phone?
You can qualify for food stamps by your income level. The requirements vary for each state, so you must apply to your home state.
If you click on your state in this map, it will give you links to apply for Snap in your state, along with the phone number.
To find a store near you that accepts food stamps, you can enter your zip code and see all the participating stores you can shop in with SNAP.
The amount of aid you get depends on the number of people in your household.
For example, if you are a single person, you will receive $250 in support, and a family of 8 would receive $1,504 in food stamps, also called SNAP.
Once you qualify for food stamps, contact EASY Wireless for your Free Unlimited plan and get your Free Phone!
That’s right! SNAP is a program qualifier for the Federal Government’s Lifeline Program.
This program provides payments towards free cell phone service with EASY Wireless. This payment allows you to get a free smartphone if you are on SNAP.
It gets better.
It gets even better. There is now a second new government program called the Affordable Connectivity Program as known as ACP.
When you qualify for Lifeline benefits because you are getting SNAP or Food Stamps, you will also be able to get help through the ACP.
This means you can get a free smartphone and unlimited data with a 4G or 5G ready universal sim card with EASY Wireless.
You can stop worrying about paying a monthly cell phone bill and just enjoy your free phone.
How do you get a free phone with food stamps?
Read on, and we will explain how to get your free phone today!
If you qualify for the Lifeline Program, you can also qualify for the ACP. When you combine the Lifeline with the Affordable Connectivity Program, you receive:
- FREE Smartphone
- FREE UNLIMITED Talk and Text
- FREE UNLIMITED Data
- FREE Access to Millions of Wi-fi Hotspots
- FREE Call Waiting and Caller ID
- FREE VOICEMAIL
- PLUS a $120 value 8” TABLET for only $10.99
EASY Wireless can also help your application get approved quickly so you can have your new phone delivered in just days. Or, if you are near one of our many retail locations, you can stop by to qualify quickly and receive your phone that very same day!
You won't find another provider as helpful, or that cares as much about their customers as EASY does! We understand how hard it is to be on a tight budget, which is why we're here to ensure everyone can access affordable communication services.
Get started today by filling out the enrollment box below and clicking the orange "Enroll Now" button.
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Want to know more about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Lifeline, and the ACP Programs?
The Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP is a free government program that provides food stamps, EBT cards, and EBT transfers for needy families.
The Lifeline program has been around since 1985, and it helps low-income families, seniors, disabled individuals, and other qualified persons pay for their monthly phone services.
What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a new program designed to provide additional support to make broadband more affordable for households.
Your Lifeline and ACP benefits can be combined.
This benefits service is provided by Easy Wireless to customers as part of the support from the US government.
What additional government assistance programs qualify you for Lifeline Service?
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) or Section 8
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
Are There Additional Ways to Qualify for Households on Federally Recognized Tribal Lands?
Yes. Lifeline and ACP benefits can also be claimed through:
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
- Tribal Head Start
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
For more information on these qualifying programs, visit usac.org
Can I Qualify for Lifeline and ACP Through Household Income?
Yes, consumers may qualify for the Lifeline program if they are not on food stamps or in other government aid programs. In addition, they can qualify by income. Check the chart and see if you make under the allowed amounts per household size.
To qualify for the ACP by income is even easier, and almost half of all American households will qualify by income alone. So even if you don’t get food stamps, you still can qualify for a free phone at EASY Wireless!
Check this chart and see if you can qualify by income for the ACP!.
Ready to reduce your monthly expenses further?
Qualify for your free food stamp phone and start receiving free phone services through the Lifeline and ACP programs with EASY Wireless.
Enroll Online for Lifeline and ACP and get your Free food stamp phone!
To apply online, fill out your email and zip code in the box below and click the orange "Enroll Now" button to check if you qualify with EASY Wireless. Video chat is now available to help you complete your application.
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Come to any of our 40 + retail locations, and one of our teams will help you enroll.
We are more than happy to walk you through all the steps and help you get qualified. Bring your current ID and proof you are getting food stamps or proof of income.
Once approved for Lifeline and ACP, you will be set up with FREE Unlimited Talk, Text, Data, and a NEW smartphone before leaving the store.
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Call our customer service representatives to sign up at (888) 792-0076.
FAQs about a Free Cell Phone with Food Stamps
Let's cover some of these frequently asked questions about Food stamps and getting free smartphones.
Are free cell phones really free?
Free cell phones are provided free of charge by Lifeline and ACP service providers when you qualify for their program. So, to the customer, the phone can be considered free.
What if You Already Have a Phone?
EASY Wireless offers a Bring Your Own Phone program for those who already have a working device. This program allows you to keep your own compatible device by installing a free EASY Wireless SIM card.
What Additional Resources for Government Programs are there?
Check out "How to Apply for Government Assistance Programs: The Comprehensive Guide" for more ways you can obtain government benefits and reduce your monthly bills.
More Resources for people who qualify for a free phone.
If your family is hungry today, get the help you need from a food bank until your Snap benefits begin. We all need help once in a while. This national locator will show you all the food banks near you where you can get food today.
Getting your food stamp free phone will help you free up your money so you can spend it on food and other essentials. So make sure you get all the help you need today!