Only when you know of available government assistance programs can you make use of them. Did you know that some mobile phone service providers now offer you a Free Government Assisted Cell Phone? Yes you can get your very own Government Assistance Cell Phone absolutely free of cost (in most states). You just have to know about the terms and conditions and you can apply for the Government Assisted Cell Phone. We all know that a cell phone is a necessity in today’s world. Not only from a security point of view, but business today is largely dependent on conversations using a cell phone. There are even job interviews that are held solely on the mobile phone. Hence it is very important to have a cell phone so you can be accessible at all times.
This government assisted cell phone program is available in all states of the country. But different states have different rules for qualifying. For most of the states, the program is absolutely free of cost, but for the state of Oklahoma has a $1 per month charge for cellular service and Texas has a $30 activation fee. For the states of Arkansas, Nevada, Illinois, Oklahoma, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Rhode Island, Louisiana, Texas, Maryland, Washington, Missouri and West Virginia, if the applicant is already participating in any of the government assistance programs like Medicaid, Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), or National School Lunch Program (NSLP), they can qualify for this free government assisted cell phone program. If you are not already in one of these programs, you can still qualify based solely on household income.
When a person applies for this program, they receive a free cell phone handset and service which enables making and receiving local and long distance calls, sending and receiving text messages, accessing call directory assistance, accessing 911 and voicemail. You get between 60 and 250 free minutes per month although you can also buy more minutes at low rates. There are a number of online providers who can help people to apply for this free government cell phone program without any hassles.