SafeLink, now offers participants of their free cell phone low-income programs in Delaware, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia, Texas, Louisiana, New York, Tennessee, Connecticut, Georgia, Nevada, Ohio, D.C. Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Maine, New Jersey, Missouri, Alabama, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Maryland, the choice of three monthly plans, including up to 250 minutes of free monthly talk time - which they claim is nearly an hour more per month than is offered by any other competitor.
To learn more about SafeLink Wireless, including eligibility requirements, please call 1-800-977-3768 or visit safelinkwireless.com.
SafeLink from TracFone is currently the only plan that gives eligible applicants the freedom to use their minutes for either texting or to make a phone call.
In addition to the free wireless cell phone customers receive at TracFone's expense, beginning August 16th, participants of the SafeLink Wireless program will have the choice of the following plans:
- New 250 free monthly non-carryover minutes, one text per each minute and a free cellular handset.
- New 125 free monthly carryover minutes, one text per each minute and a free cellular handset.
- 68 free monthly carryover minutes, 3 texts per each minute, International Long Distance to over 100 destinations and a free cellular handset.
In addition to the free monthly airtime minutes for one year, SafeLink offers coverage area throughout the United States; quality LG, Motorola, and Samsung cell phones; 411 at no additional cost; unlimited access to 911; and in-demand features: voicemail, call waiting, and caller ID.
SafeLink is renewing and further strengthening its commitment to low-income families by affording them the ability to stay connected with current or potential employers, children at home alone while their parents are at work, health care specialists, vital emergency responders, or relatives in time of personal emergencies, such as roadside vehicle breakdowns.
TracFone was the first to modernize Lifeline for the way people communicate today with the creation of SafeLink. SafeLink is offered in 24 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, with more than 75,600 households eligible for the service in Delaware.
To qualify for Lifeline in the most states, a household must participate in one of the following:
- Federal Public Housing Assistance / Section 8
- Food Stamps
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- National School Lunch (free program only)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG)