Additional Support for Tribal Lands

Lifeline customers can receive an additional $25 per month discount, and up to $100 reduction for first-time connection charges.

Enhanced Monthly Support

Lifeline consumers can receive up to $25 per month in addition to the standard Lifeline benefit amount if they live on federally-recognized Tribal lands.

Link Up

Link Up can reimburse the full cost of initiating service with certain phone/internet companies at your primary residence, up to $100. If the cost of initiating service is more than $100, the company will provide a no-interest payment plan for up to $200 for up to one year.

Lifeline customers residing on Tribal lands are eligible for Link Up. Link Up is a one-time benefit per address; you can request Link Up each time you change your primary residential address.

Which Tribal Lands?

Federally-recognized Tribal lands for the Lifeline Program include:

Your Lifeline company can help determine whether your address is on Tribal lands.


  • For a high-level overview of the Lifeline Program and enhanced Tribal benefit, review the Tribal Advocate Training
  • For more information about how Tribal consumers can apply and manage their benefit, review the Tribal Flyer