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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office for Community Technology

Broadband & Communications Policy, Cable Regulation & Consumer Protection and Utility Franchises, Licenses & Wireless

Phone: 503-823-5385

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Oregon Lifeline Program - Low cost Internet Service

Oregon Lifeline is a federal and state government program that reduces the monthly cost of phone or broadband service for qualifying low-income Oregon households. If you qualify, you could get one of the following benefits of the program with a participating service provider in your area:

  • Receive a discount on your phone bill of up to $19.25 per month;
  • Receive a discount on your broadband bill of up to $21.25 per month; or
  • Receive free cell phone and data service

To qualify residents must receive one of the following benefits:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans or Survivors Pension Benefit  - Or - 
  • Total household income is at or below 135 percent of federal poverty guidelines

Determine the best option for you & apply

Contact Oregon PUC Lifeline Program Staff 

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
 
Call:
  • 800-848-4442 or 503-373-7171
  • TTY - 800-648-3458 or 503-378-6962
  • Fax: 877-567-1977 or 503-378-6047
 
Videophone: 971-239-5845