Why Is The Government Giving Away Free Smartphones and Cell Service?
The Affordable Connectivity Program is a government benefit program that helps ensure that households throughout the US can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. If you qualify, your household will receive:
- Free Smartphone
- Free Unlimited Talk
- Free Unlimited Texting
- Free Hotspot Service
- Free High-speed Data
Am I Eligible For The Affordable Connectivity Program?
You may qualify if a member of your household participates in one of the following assistance programs:
- Medicaid / Medi-Cal
- Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)
- SNAP / CalFresh / Food Stamps
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8
- Veteran and Survivors Pension Benefit
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Multiple Tribal Assistance Programs
- National School Lunch Program
- Federal Pell Grant
You may also qualify for ACP based on your household income if it meets or exceeds the Federal Poverty Guidelines level in your state.
Is There A Free Government Phone Stand Near Me?
If you found this website because you were searching for free government phone stands or "obamaphone" near me, you are probably in urgent need of a cellular phone. While we won't be able to point you in the direction of a free government phone tent in your area (they tend to come and go on short notice), if you can wait a few days for a new smartphone to be sent to you, then we recommend going through the simple enrollment process and getting your phone that way.
How Do I Claim My Free Smartphone?
To start the process, enter your email and zipcode in the form below and clicking "Start". On the next page you will be asked to provide some simple details to determine elibility.