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Last Updated On: 05/20/2015
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Link Up America/Lifeline

Organizational Information

Parent Organization

Windstream Communications and Verizon

Legal Structure

For-profit entity

Contact Information

Contact Number(s)

800-837-4966 - Verizon

800-347-1991 - Windstream

800-866-2453 - T-mobile

800-975-3708 - Cricket

Web Addresses

www.fcc.gov/guides/lifeline-and-link-affordable-telephone-service-income-eligible-consumers

www.lifelinesupport.org/ls/

Service Information

Service Area

Pennsylvania

Service Description

Link Up America program makes telephone service more affordable for low income individuals requesting new service or transferring their existing service to a different location. Link Up America offers a 50% reduction in the cost of connection charges.

Available Hours

24 hrs per day

Fees/Cost for Services

Vary

Eligibility Requirements

Income guidelines apply

Required Documentation

Proof of income, social security

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Call

Miscellaneous Information

Speaker Available

Yes

Volunteer Need

Yes

Family Resource Coordination Guide

The Greene County Family Resource Coordination (FRC) Guide is now available.  To view the FRC Guide, click here.

 
To view all of the Family Resource System Analysis resource materials, click here.

APPRISE

smileAPPRISE, a health insurance counseling program for senior citizens (age 65 +) has a new coordinator.  It is estimated that there are hundreds of people in Greene County who are paying for Medicare Part D when they don't have to.  Individuals need to check the income eligibility guidelines each year and now extra help is being offered through Medicare's Low Income Subsidy that can save an average of $3900 a year for individuals who qualify.  Call APPRISE staff at 888-300-2704 Ext. 4438

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