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The Lifeline Assistance Program

Any program that aims to improve and enhance the lives of citizens is known as a benefit program. The government creates these to help the general public survive during difficult times. There are many types of benefit programs out there that can cater to many different situations. It's very easy to find out about these programs by doing a little research online. There is no one size fits all when it comes to benefits programs, each one is designed to meet the needs of the community it serves. Individuals who meet the requirements are eligible to receieve the benefits of that program. The Lifeline Assistance program is one such program which has gained popularity in recent years.

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions revolving around the Lifeline phone program. Many of its critics site the high level of fraud in the system, which allowed people to receieve multiple phones and also many companies were signing up individuals who made too much money to qualify for the program. The government has taken a strong stance on this fraud and has since cleaned up the program, giving out huge fines to companies that participated in the fraud and allowing only one phone per household. Other critics argue that it is being paid for from our taxes which is also inaccurate, the program is paid for by the Universal Service Fund.

The program is in place as an emergency service for those too poor to afford any cell phone service. This day and age it is truly a necessity to have a cell phone. Imagine you're in an accident, or something happens to your child, or you're applying for a job. A cell phone is a complete necessity now to survive and give yourself the chance to prosper. There are many companies offering the service, you can google Free Government Cell Phones or check out this provider:




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