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Telephone Programs

AT&T LIFELINE PROGRAM

  • Usage minimum waived on AT&T Long Distance as well as the Carrier Line and Universal Connectivity charges.
  • Eligibility: Income less than 150% of the poverty level. Must certify as eligible or currently participate in the state telephone assistance program.
  • 800 222-0300

    Contact other local and long distance phone companies to find out if they have similar programs.


CAPTEL


GOVERNMENT TELEPHONE PROGRAM WEBSITES


JITTERBUG CELL PHONE

A cell phone targeted for an an older adult market. It has large numbers, operator assistance and no frills.


SAFELINK WIRELESS

SafeLink Wireless provides a free wireless phone and free minutes each month to qualified households under a government funded Lifeline Assistance program. This program provides free wireless service, a free wireless phone with an allotment of monthly minutes and unlimited emergency calling.


VERIZON-- New Jersey Residential Customers

  • Communications Lifeline provides free Touch-tone Service and a credit toward monthly telephone bills.
  • Link Up America provides a 50% discount on telephone connection charges. The remaining 50% is billed in 12 monthly payments
  • 150% of poverty level
  • MUST APPLY THROUGH QUALIFYING AGENCY: Mercer Co. Welfare Office, Mercer Co. Board of Social Services, Mercer County Office on Aging.
  • 800 427-9977 or through NJ SHARES 888-337-3339
  • Web site: www.mcboss.org/

See also Adaptive Technology for Seniors for other telephone-related products and information.


The Princeton Senior Resource Center does not endorse any of the resources listed on these pages. We collect and provide information from many sources as a service to those seeking services in the Princeton area. No listed provider pays to be in our directory.



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