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Assurance Wireless is not accepting applications for ACP service after 2/7/2024. Click the Apply Now button for Lifeline service.

The Assurance Wireless Lifeline monthly plan offers eligible customers:

FREE Smartphone*
FREE Unlimited Text
FREE 1,000 Talk Minutes
FREE 1,100 Talk Minutes
FREE 1,400 Talk Minutes
FREE Unlimited Talk Minutes
FREE 4.5GB Data
FREE 6.5GB Data
All on the T-Mobile Network.
Plus a free Smartphone
All on the T-Mobile Network.
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During congestion, heavy data users (>35GB/mo.) and customers choosing Assurance Wireless or similarly prioritized plans (e.g., T-Mobile Essentials, Metro by T-Mobile) may notice lower speeds than other customers due to data prioritization. Video typically streams in SD.

How to qualify for Lifeline

You may be eligible to receive free government phone service, plus a free phone if you participate in the following government programs:
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Food Stamps)
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension or Survivors Benefit Programs
  • Tribal Specific Programs
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
    • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reserves (FDPIR)
    • Tribal Head Start Income Eligibility
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Food Stamps)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicaid
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension or Survivors Benefit Programs
  • Health Benefit Coverage under Child Health Plan
  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Tribal Specific Programs
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
    • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reserves (FDPIR)
    • Tribal Head Start Income Eligibility
Enrollment in this government benefit program is available to California residents who qualify based on federal or state specific criteria. You may qualify for Assurance Wireless if you, or a member of your household, participate in the following government programs:
  • Medicaid/Medi-Cal
  • CalFresh, Food Stamps or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension or Survivors Benefit Programs
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS), Stanislaus County Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (StanWORKS), Welfare-to-Work (WTW), or Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN)
  • Tribal Specific Programs
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
    • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reserves (FDPIR)
    • Tribal Head Start Income Eligibility
You may also qualify based on your household income. You must provide proof of program participation or proof of income.
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Reasons to choose Assurance Wireless:
  • FREE monthly calls, text and data
  • FREE Android™ Smartphone (new customers only)
  • $0 cell phone bill
  • No credit checks. No annual contracts. No activation fees.
Discover the benefits of the T-Mobile Network:
  • Strong and reliable 4G LTE signal
  • Covers 99% of Americans
  • Free scam protection tools
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Don’t miss out on FREE government phone service. Apply today for Assurance Wireless.
Offer limited to eligible customers, residing in selected areas, who are approved for Lifeline service, a government assistance program. One Lifeline discounted service (landline or wireless) available per household & is non-transferable. A household is defined as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address & share income & expenses. 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 may vary; shipping charges may apply. Plan: Unused data & mins. do not roll over. Add'l. Services: Voice 10c/min. or 250 mins. w/ $5 add-on; add’l. data & Int'l. plans require add-on purchases. Accessing voicemail draws from plan or add’l. mins. Customers can use Assurance Wireless svc. on pay-as-you-go plan after termination of Lifeline svc. When account is switched to pay-as-you-go plan & inactive for 125 days, on day 126, account will be closed & any unused service balance & telephone number will be lost. State & local sales taxes & fees may apply. Minimum Top-Up of $5 may be required. Other terms: Offers not avail. in all states/areas & may vary by state. Coverage not avail. everywhere. Assurance Wireless reserves the right to change or cancel offers at any time. Network Management: Service may be slowed, suspended, terminated, or restricted for misuse, abnormal use, interference with our network or ability to provide quality service to other users. See https://www.assurancewireless.com/legal/net-neutrality for details. By activating your device and service, you agree to the Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions. See terms (including arbitration provision) and details at assurancewireless.com.

© 2024 Assurance Wireless USA, L.P. Android is a trademark of Google LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
Assurance Wireless is a provider of California Lifeline, a government assistance program. Offer available for eligible CA customers only & is non-transferable. Discounts provided by the California & federal Lifeline programs are limited to one per household (landline or wireless). A household is defined as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address & share income & expenses. 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. Unlike a traditional wireline phone, a wireless handset may be removed from the home. By removing a wireless cell phone from a residence that does not have other phone services, residents may not have a way to make 911 calls during an emergency. Also, wireless service may experience interruptions due to weather conditions, terrain or gaps in service coverage. Phone models may vary; shipping charges may apply. Plan: Unused data does not roll over. Add'l. Services: Data & Int'l. plans require add-on purchases. Accessing voicemail draws from plan or add’l. mins. Customers can use Assurance Wireless svc. on pay-as-you-go plan after termination of Lifeline svc. When account is switched to pay-as-you-go plan & inactive for 125 days, on day 126, account will be closed & any unused service balance & telephone number will be lost. State & local sales taxes & fees may apply. Minimum Top-Up of $5 may be required. Other terms: Offers not avail. in all states/areas & may vary by state. Coverage not avail. everywhere. Assurance Wireless reserves the right to change or cancel offer at any time. Network Management: Service may be slowed, suspended, terminated, or restricted for misuse, abnormal use, interference with our network or ability to provide quality service to other users. See https://www.assurancewireless.com/legal/net-neutrality for details. By activating your device and service, you agree to the Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions. See full terms (including arbitration provision) and details at assurancewireless.com.

© 2024 Assurance Wireless USA, L.P. All rights reserved. Android is a trademark of Google LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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