Lifeline Program

Access Montana participates in the Universal Service Fund program which offers reduced rates to low-income subscribers for basic telephone service.  

The Lifeline Assistance Program provides a discount to low-income subscribers on the monthly basic service charge for dial tone. Access Montana's local service receive even further discounts because our service area lies within the confines of the Flathead Indian Reservation

To qualify for a discount on your local service you must participate in one of the following programs:

Income Based           

Size of Family Unit

 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2015


1. Medicaid
2. BIA General Assistance



3. Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
4. Head Start (Income qualifying standard applies)
5. National School Lunch Program (Free lunch only)
6. Supplemental Nutrition  Assistance Program (SNAP)
7. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
8. Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)
Add 5,616 for each addidional person 
9. Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
10. Income Based Eligibility
Ronan, MT

Click Here for application

No one should be 
without a dial tone.

Access to local emergency
service and community resources is vital to all residents.

For some, a local phone can be the difference between social connection and complete isolation.

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