Please be careful with scammers that advertise online postings offering a free cell phone and free monthly wireless minutes on websites like Craiglist, Oodle Marketplace, Sell.com, Ebay, Geebo, Backpage, etc. The scammers may claim to be representatives for SafeLink Wireless and will request that you respond with personal information and copies of personal identifying information to submit a LifeLine application on your behalf.
Please protect yourself and do not respond to these online postings.
When in doubt, contact the company directly to apply or to verify the legitimacy of any online solicitations by using any of these two ways:
If you feel you are a victim of fraud:
Contact Your Local Public Utility Commission
Internet Fraud Complaint Center http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
Federal Trade Commission complaint form and hotline: 877-FTC-HELP (877-382-4357)
Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides discounts on monthly telephone service (wireline or wireless) for eligible consumers. To receive Lifeline benefits, consumers must either have an income that is at or below 135% of the federal Poverty Guidelines or participate in specific public assistance programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Your information has been found in our records!
You can reuse your SafeLink device and keep your phone number (if still available with the carrier).
You can also use a different device through the Bring Your Own Phone (BYOP)* Program.
*The applicant must have a compatible or Unlocked GSM phone in order to participate in the SafeLink Bring Your Own Phone Program (BYOP).
Please select the program that you participate and can easily provide proof of eligibility. For example, a picture of your EBT or Medicaid card
If you only participate in the WI Homestead Tax Credit (Schedule H) program, the Department of Revenue (DOR) requires your authorization in order to validate your eligibility. We will mail you a form with a return envelope to be filled, signed and sent to the Department of Revenue (DOR) to confirm your eligibility for the Lifeline service. Be aware that with this process it could take a few weeks to receive a response. Alternatively, you can apply via Income qualification if your earnings are below the state's Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Please select the program that you can easily provide proof of eligibility. For example, a picture or copy of your benefit approval letter.
"We are sorry but we were unable to validate the personal information provided (Name, DOB or SSN). Please check for possible typos and re-submit. If after 2 more attempts we still get the same result, we will ask you to present valid identity proof."
We're sorry but we were unable to validate the personal information provided (Name, DOB or SSN). You will be required to present valid identity proof to complete the enrollment process. On the last step you will find examples of accepted types of proofs.
We're sorry but we were unable to validate the dependent’s personal information provided (Name, DOB or SSN). You will be required to present valid identity proof to complete the enrollment process. On the last step you will find examples of accepted types of proofs.