Life Wireless is a regional Lifeline assistance wireless phone operator that provides a free cell phone and up to 250 free monthly cell phone minutes to eligible customers.  Currently, Life Wireless operates in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, and West Virginia.

Depending on which state you live in, Life Wireless offers up to three different cell phone service plans.

Life Wireless Service Plans in Arkansas

  • 68 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.  Users are free to select any plan offered in their state (all plans include a free cell phone).

Life Wireless Service Plans in Georgia

  • 68 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.
  • 125 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 1 minute.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.
  • 250 free monthly minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 1 minute.  Unused minutes do not rollover from month to month.

Life Wireless Service Plans in Illinois

  • 100 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.

Life Wireless Service Plans in Louisiana

  • 68 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.

Life Wireless Service Plans in Maryland

  • 68 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.

Life Wireless Service Plans in Missouri

  • 68 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.

Life Wireless Service Plans in West Virginia

  • 68 free monthly rollover minutes.  Incoming and outgoing text messages are charged 0.5 minutes.  Unused minutes rollover from month to month.

All Life Wireless customers receive a free cell phone including: voicemail, text messaging, call waiting, three-way calling, call forwarding, caller ID service, no roaming charges, and free local and domestic long distance calls.

Life Wireless Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for Life Wireless varies from state to state. However, you may qualify for Life Wireless service if your participate in a public assistance program, such Federal Public Housing Assistance/Section 8, Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Food Stamps, Home Energy, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), or The National School Lunch Program’s Free Lunch Program, or if your total household income is at or below 135% to 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as shown below.

Federal Poverty Guidelines (multiply by 1.35 or 1.5 to determine guidelines at 135% and 150%).

Size of
Family Unit
48 Contiguous
States and D.C.
Alaska Hawaii
1 $14,702 $18.360 $16,929
2 19.859 24,813 22,856
3 25,016 31,266 28,782
4 30,173 37,719 34,709
5 35,330 44,172 40,635
6 40,487 50,625 46,562
7 45,644 57,078 52,488
8 50,801 63,531 58,415
For each additional
person, add
5,157 6,453 5,927

You can apply for Life Wireless by visiting their website:

Life Wireless
Phone: 1-888-543-3620
E-mail: info@lifewireless.com