Assurance Wireless is a worry-free way to stay connected with family, school services, doctors, and employers. Assurance Wireless provides a free smartphone, along with free phone service each month to low-income residents in over 40 states. Low-cost plans with more minutes and data are also available as well as low international rates to over 200 countries. There are no bills, long-term contracts, or activation fees.
Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program from Virgin Mobile. Lifeline is a government benefit program supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. Enrollment is available to individuals who qualify based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. You may qualify if you participate in certain public assistance programs, like Medicaid or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). You can also qualify based on your household income. You must provide proof of program participation or proof of income. To see if you qualify for Assurance Wireless please visit our how to qualify page.
The Lifeline Assistance program is available for only one wireless or wireline account per household. Separate households that live at the same address are eligible, including residents of homeless shelters and nursing homes. Residents with temporary addresses are also eligible. Offer limited to eligible customers (varies by state) residing in selected geographic areas and is non-transferable. Offers not available in all states/areas and may vary by state. 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. Accessing voicemail draws from plan minutes & charges may apply once free minutes have been depleted except for California residents.
For more information, call 1-888-898-4888.
Assurance Wireless Program Benefits:
- No Annual Contract
- Nationwide Sprint® Network Coverage
- Voicemail Account, Calling Waiting, Caller ID
- 911 Access
- FREE Calls to Customer Care
- FREE Unlimited Calling to 211