Assurance Wireless, the fastest growing provider of free government cell phones, offers service in Massachusetts. Eligible applicants will receive a free cell phone (no fees charged what so ever) and free monthly cell phone service. Eligible users can get a free cell phone and 250 free minutes a month
In order to qualify for Assurance Wireless service in Massachusetts , you must be a participant of one of the following public assistance programs:
- Food Stamps/SNAP
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Social Security Income (SSI)
- Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC)
- Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)
- MassHealth or Medicaid
Individuals or Families Living in Tribal Lands Only
- Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Famlies (TANF)
- Head Start Program (under income qualifying eligibility provision only)
- National School Lunch Program (free meals program only)
If you qualify for Assurance Wireless under this method, you do not have to provide supporting documentation, but sign under oath of perjury. If you qualify under this method and the next, it is best to apply using this method, because the application is easier.
Presently, the only method for qualifying for Assurance Wireless in Massachusetts is by participation in one of the above mentioned government assistance programs. Assurance Wireless does not offer income eligibility criteria for Massachusetts at this point in time. Please check with Assurance Wireless for more up to date information regarding eligibility for free government cell phones in Massachusetts.
The last two requirements for qualifying for an Assurance Wireless free government cell phone is that only one Lifeline Assistance phone is allowed per household. So if you or a household member currently subscribe to Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, or Lifeline Assistance land line, you will not qualify for a free Assurance Wireless cell phone.
The last requirement to obtain a free government cell phone Assurance Wireless is that you must apply from a valid US mailing address. No post office box may be used in your application form. Unfortunately, homeless people will have difficulty meeting this requirement. We advise homeless people to contact Assurance Wireless to see if there is any other way in which they can meet home residence requirement.
You can apply to Assurance Wireless by visiting their website and filling out an application. Their contact information is as follows:
P.O. Box 686
Parsippany, NJ 07054
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