Lifeline Telephone Service Assistance Programs

Lifeline service discounts are available to qualified customers. FCC Lifeline credit is $9.25 per month. Qualification forms can be picked up at the DTE business office during normal working hours.

Federal Telephone Assistance Program for Wyoming Subscribers (no State program as of July 1, 2015)

The FCC Lifeline discount of $9.25 provides reduced voice and broadband service bills for customers who are receiving benefits from one or more of the following programs: Medicaid, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), FPHA (Federal Public Housing Assistance, Section 8), Veteran’s Pension and Survivor Benefit, or SSI(Supplemental Security Income).
Customers with a household income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines may also be eligible. Federal poverty guidelines can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.

*Lifeline applies to unlimited local calling.

If you are participating in any of the programs listed, you are eligible for monthly telephone assistance of $9.25. DTE simply needs a copy of proof of the program from which you are receiving benefits. You can print out a copy of the application form here.

Application

For more information regarding these programs, contact DTE.

For Baggs-Dixon-Savery, call 383-2150. For Dubois-Crowheart, call 455-2341.
If you are calling from out of area, call 1-800-877-7699.

Federal Telephone Assistance Program for Colorado Subscribers (no State program as of May 1, 2013)

The FCC Lifeline discount of $9.25 provides reduced voice and broadband service bills for customers who are receiving benefits from one or more of the following programs: Medicaid, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), FPHA (Federal Public Housing Assistance, Section 8), Veteran’s Pension and Survivor Benefit, or SSI(Supplemental Security Income).
Customers with a household income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines may also be eligible. Federal poverty guidelines can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.

*Lifeline applies to unlimited local calling.

If you are participating in any of the programs listed, you are eligible for monthly telephone assistance of $9.25. DTE simply needs a copy of proof of the program from which you are receiving benefits or proof of your household income. You can print out a copy of the application form here.

Application

For more information regarding these programs, contact DTE.
For Slater, Colorado, call 383-2150.
If you are calling from out of area, call 1-800-877-7699.

Wind River Indian Reservation Customers

Individuals who live on a federally recognized reservation or Alaskan Native lands may be eligible for a program that provides local telephone service discounts of up to $34.95 in additional support. The enhanced tribal Lifeline program was implemented by the Federal Communications Commission and is available through local telephone companies. In addition to the lower monthly telephone service charges available through the Lifeline program, eligible individuals can also save up to $100 on the cost of getting new phone service installed through the Link Up program.

In order to qualify for tribal Lifeline benefits an individual must:

  1. be a resident of a federally recognized reservation or Alaskan Native lands and
  2. receive assistance from one of the following programs:
    • Medicaid
    • Veteran’s Pension and Survivor Benefit
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Section 8
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
    • Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
    • Head Start Programs (income eligible)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
    • Income at or below 135% of the Federally Recognized Poverty Guidelines

*Lifeline applies to unlimited local calling.

If you are participating in any of the programs listed, you are eligible for monthly telephone assistance. DTE simply needs a copy of proof of the program from which you are receiving benefits. You can print out a copy of the application form here.

Application

For more information regarding these programs, contact DTE.
For Dubois/Crowheart, call 455-2341.
If you are calling from out of area, call 1-800-877-7699.

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