Minnesota’s Telephone Assistance Plan (TAP) and the federal LIFELINE Program help make telephone service affordable to low-income consumers.
TAP offers a $7.00 per month discount on home landline telephone service. The Lifeline Program offers a $5.25 per month discount on home landline.
How do I find out if I am eligible?
Contact your service provider to ask if you qualify. Consumers enrolled in the following programs may be eligible:
Federal Public Housing Assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Supplemental Security Income
Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension Benefits
Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
Tribal-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Food Distribution Program
How do I apply?
Your phone service provider can assist you with the application or contact the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for assistance,
email email@example.com or 651-296-0406 or 1-800-657-3782.