is Lifeline (Tel-assistance) service?
also known as Tel-assistance, makes local telephone service
available to people who might not be able to afford it.
you are currently a recipient of Medicaid, food stamps, supplemental
security income, federal public housing assistance, low-income
home energy assistance program benefits, temporary assistance
to needy families benefits, or benefits under other income
related state or federal programs, you may also qualify for
the Lifeline Service. In addition, a consumer may be eligible
if his or her household income is at or below 135% of the
you qualify for a Lifeline service, you are eligible to receive
a reduced rate on your monthly West Side Telecommunications
local service charges. There may be a discount on the cost
of installing the new service in addition, toll blocking is
available to Lifeline customers at no charge.
learn more about the Lifeline service, visit the Lifeline
Support web site at www.lifelinesupport.org.
You can also call your local business office to determine