California Lifeline Assistance Program Description

How Our Lifeline Phone Program Works
250 FREE Voice Minutes & 250 FREE Texts added automatically, you do nothing.
Add money if you decide to choose the $5, $20 or $30 plan and to pay for any services, like additional minutes, additional texting or international calls.
Buy Virgin Mobile Top-Up cards from thousands of stores across the country. Or use credit, debit or PayPal.

To Get Started:

FREE Phone +
250 FREE Voice Minutes + 250 FREE Texts
while you wait for Federal Lifeline Assistance approval from the State of California.
Federal Lifeline Assistance Plan Choices:
250 FREE Minutes and 250 FREE Texts
Each month

500 Minutes and 500 Texts
Add $5 each month
Get 250 Free Minutes & 250 Free Texts + 250 Minutes & 250 Texts

1000 Minutes and 1000 Texts
Add $20 each month
Get 250 Free Minutes & 250 Free Texts + 750 Minutes & 750 Texts

UNLIMITED Talk, Text, and Web
Add $30 each month
California Frequently Asked Questions
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Access to Other Offerings
If you decide to add money to your account with a Virgin Mobile Top-Up card or a credit/debit card, you can also take advantage of the following Virgin Mobile offerings:

       Additional voice minutes at 10¢ each
Additional text messages at 10¢ each
411 service at $1.75 per call + standard airtime charges
International calling at great rates to over 200 countries
And so much more
  

Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program brought to you by Virgin Mobile. Federal Lifeline Assistance is a government benefit program supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. The federal Lifeline Assistance program is available for only one wireless or wireline account per household. Service from the federal Lifeline Assistance program is non-transferrable. Unlike a traditional wireline phone, a wireless handset may be removed from the home. Also, wireless service may experience interruptions due to weather conditions, terrain or gaps in service coverage.

Offer limited to eligible customers (varies by state/area) residing in selected geographic areas and is non-transferable. Offers not available in all states/areas. Consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the benefit can be punished by fine or imprisonment or can be barred from the program. Phone models based on availability and may vary depending on inventory. Add’l Voice: 10¢/min. Domestic Text: 10¢/msg (sent or received). Int’l & Data services may be extra per plan. Accessing voicemail draws from plan minutes. Airtime charges apply when accessing voicemail via an Assurance Wireless phone once free minutes have been depleted. Customers de-enrolled from Lifeline program may add funds and use service for a maximum of 120 days, after which account expires and balance is forfeited. State and local sales taxes and fees may apply. $5 Plan: Minimum Top-Up of $10 may be required. Coverage not available everywhere. Nationwide coverage area reaches more than 282 million people. Virgin Mobile USA network services are provided on the Nationwide Sprint® Network. Visit virginmobileusa.com to check coverage in your area. Assurance Wireless is subject to Important Service/Product and General Terms of Conditions found on www.assurancewireless.com.
 
   
Assurance Wireless is brought to you by Virgin Mobile USA and is a Lifeline Assistance program supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. Service within nationwide coverage area reaching more than 279 million people. Assurance Wireless is not available in all states/areas. Offer limited to eligible customers (varies by state) residing in selected geographic areas and is non-transferable. Visit virginmobileusa.com for a detailed map and to check if service is available in your area. Coverage not available everywhere. Other restrictions apply. News Room   |   Contact Us   |   En Español
 
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