Under the Lifeline program, qualifying telephone and/or qualifying broadband customers who participate in Medicaid (Healthy Connections), Food Stamps (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), or Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension are entitled to receive a monthly discount up to $12.75 applicable towards telephone service OR $9.25 applicable towards qualifying broadband service. If you are a telephone or broadband customer who does not participate in any of these programs, but your total household income is at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines, you may be eligible to receive the Lifeline benefit. Hargray is eligible to provide the Lifeline benefit to qualifying residential telephone and broadband customers ONLY in Hilton Head, Hardeeville, and Bluffton.
*Lifeline is a government-supported service. Applicants will be required to provide documentation necessary to verify eligibility. Applicants who willfully make false statements in order to obtain Lifeline benefits can be punished by fine or barred from the program. Only ONE Lifeline benefit per household. A household is not permitted to receive Lifeline benefits from multiple providers.
How Do I Sign Up? Complete the 2017 Lifeline Application.