Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program brought to you by Virgin Mobile. Lifeline is a government benefit program supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. Enrollment is available to individuals who qualify based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. The Lifeline Assistance program is available for only one wireless or wireline account per household.
New customers who qualify for Lifeline Assistance will receive a FREE phone, 500 FREE minutes for the first 4 months and Unlimited FREE text messages each month. After 4 months, you get 350 FREE Voice Minutes each month. You will continue to receive UNLIMITED FREE texts each month for as long as you are eligible.
You may qualify for Assurance Wireless if you participate in any of the following public assistance programs:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP).
Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8).
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
The National School Lunch Program’s Free Lunch Program.
Other assistance programs in your state.
The Lifeline Assistance program is available for only one wireless or wireline account per household. Separate households that live at the same address are eligible, including residents of homeless shelters and nursing homes, for example. Residents with temporary addresses are also eligible.