Can Mom Get A Free Cell Phone?

The answer is yes for Indiana Medicaid recipients and others. The Assurance Wireless Lifeline Cell Phone Service is available for free to participants in the following programs:

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps/SNAP
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8
  • Low Income individuals
  • National School Lunch Program Free Lunch

Eligible individuals get a free cell phone, 350 minutes a month of free calls, unlimited free texts a month, and 500MB free data a month. You can call the toll-free number (888)-898-4888 or visit to enroll. You usually get your free phone within a week!

The Indiana application can be found by visiting the following web address You can fax it to (877) 732-3018 or mail it to Assurance Wireless, Post Office Box 686, Parsippany, NJ 07054-9726.

Respectfully Submitted
Keith P. Huffman
Updated February 2017

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