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Telephone assistance programs for low-income households

Leland L. Johnson

Telephone assistance programs for low-income households

a preliminary assessment

by Leland L. Johnson

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

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  • United States
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    • Telephone assistance programs for the poor -- United States -- States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeland L. Johnson ; supported by the National Science Foundation, the John and Mary R. Markle Foundation.
      ContributionsRand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8817 .J64 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 83 p. ;
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1808466M
      ISBN 100833008811
      LC Control Number89216855

      Federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Assist qualified low-income households with energy costs. Priority assistance to Households with seniors, disabled persons and households with children 5 and under– % of the poverty level as maximum income level based on U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services. Available year round at. This public aid program was designed to raise the nutritional level of low income households in Indiana. Government Telephone Assistance in Indiana Low income families and those on public aid can receive a discount on their monthly cell phone or land line bills. Lifeline and other government programs can also assist with establishing a new.

      Despite few resources, low-income Latinos may face difficulties accessing public assistance programs. In the first of three briefs, Income Instability in the Lives of Hispanic Children, researchers found that Hispanic children were almost twice as likely as non-Hispanics to live in households with annual incomes of less than $24,, the. The goal of Universal Service is to make telephone or qualifying internet access services affordable, by participating in low-income Lifeline (or Tribal Lifeline/Link Up) programs in all the states where Frontier provides service. You can apply your Lifeline discount to qualifying standalone internet access services. If you do not have voice.

      Internet: Households with children that meet low income guidelines can receive low cost access to the Internet for school or work usage. Programs are offered by both phone and cable companies. They will provide set up of the system, training on how to use it, and some companies will even offer a new computer to qualified low income families. his appendix describes assistance programs, partly or wholly financed by the federal government, that provided income support, near-cash income support, or other benefits and services to people with low income through Table D-1 categorizes 70 programs by the type of test they use to determine income eligibility for program benefits.


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Telephone assistance programs for low-income households by Leland L. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Telephone assistance programs for low-income households: a preliminary assessment. [Leland L Johnson; Rand Corporation.]. Energy and Telephone Assistance in the States Energy and Telephone Assistance in the States 5 Introduction The edition of Energy and Telephone Assistance in the States: Public Programs That Help Low-Income Households identifies and describes current programs that federal and/or state governments have developed, authorized.

Providing Telephone and Energy Assistance to Low-Income Households Telephone Assistance Programs Providing all consumers, including low-income consumers and those in rural, insular, and high-cost areas, with access to quality telecommunications services at just, reasonable, and affordable rates has been a national policy goal for nearly This AARP Public Policy Institute report by Ann McLarty Jackson and Neal Walters identifies and describes programs that federal and state governments have mandated, funded, or approved to help low-income households initiate and maintain energy and telephone service.

The report facilitates comparisons between and among states and across services. Programs to help low-income households initiate and maintain energy and telephone service, which federal and state governments have mandated, funded, or approved, are identified and described in this AARP Public Policy Institute report by Ann McLarty Jackson and Neal Walters.

The report facilitates comparisons between and among states and across services. Assistance Program. Guidelines Lifeline. Lifeline is a plan that assists qualified low-income Iowans by providing a monthly reduction of $ on their local telephone bill or Broadband Internet Access Service (“BIAS”) bill.

You may only receive low-income assistance from File Size: KB. Discount Local Telephone ServiceLifeline provides a discount of up to $ per month on either a home telephone or a wireless telephone service for low-income participants.

You may not receive a discount on both services at the same time. The Lifeline program also supports stand-alone broadband and bundled voice-broadband packages.

CenturyLink's Lifeline service provides access to voice, emergency and operator services, directory assistance and toll limitation for qualifying low-income consumers. Unlimited local usage within CenturyLink's defined local calling areas is provided as part of the plan.

Additional charges may apply for expanded local calling options. “Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans” According to a recent FCC report, There are still over 64 million people without home access to the Internet.

A disproportionate number of those are low income families. 43% of these American families cite the primary reason for not subscribing to a broadband Internet service is the high cost. Research on public and private sources of assistance for low-income elderly individuals is rare, but one national study (Krause & Shaw, ) found that % of elderly individuals received a means-tested benefit (e.g., SSI and food stamps), with women being much more likely to receive such assistance (27% were men; 73% were women).

The Lifeline program is designed to help qualified low-income individuals pay the monthly cost of basic telephone service. A resident is qualified if the current total household income is at or below percent of the federal poverty guidelines.

A resident is also qualified if they are currently receiving: Medicaid, Low-Income Home Energy. Get this from a library. Lifeline telephone and broadband pilot programs for low-income households: elements and analyses. [Gale Raines;]. Information and Referrals for Low-income Households housing for low-income families or the elderly.

Low-income families may also get help to pay rent. phone book. Oregon Telephone Assistance Program helps with basic telephone costs.

• Call your phone company or go to. Low-income Households WHERE TO FIND HELP puts healthy food within reach for low-income Oregonians. • Ask at a DHS or Area Agency on Aging (AAA) office. • See social services section of the phone book. Oregon Telephone Assistance Program helps with basic telephone costs.

Low-Income Telephone or Broadband Internet Access Service Assistance Program Lifeline Lifeline is a plan that assists qualified low-income Iowans by providing a monthly reduction of $ on their local telephone bill or Broadband Internet Access Service (“BIAS”) bill.

You may only receive low-income assistance from one wireline or. HUD offers public housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8). Public housing offers affordable apartments to low-income families, elderly, and disabled persons. Section 8 offers vouchers to help low-income households pay part or all of their rent.

Individuals must meet income guidelines to qualify for the programs. Lifeline Home Telephone Service presents a qualifying individual, discounts to the costs of that individual's home telephone service for one telephone line per household at the main place of residence.

Link-Up permits qualified individuals a discount on the cost of initially ordering home telephone service. In today’s highly interconnected world, telephone service provides a Lifeline to. The designation is an effort to raise awareness of landline telephone payment assistance available to qualifying low-income Nevada residents as part of two federal support programs.

These programs, "Lifeline Assistance" and "Link-Up," are available through. Find out how to get food in case of an emergency, apply for food stamps and what free or low-cost food programs are available for infants, children and seniors. Learn about rule changes during the coronavirus emergency.

Call the USDA National Hunger Hotline at HUNGRY () or 1. Change of Address, Income or Assets. Report fraud for Cash, SNAP & Medical Assistance. Funeral & Burial Benefits. Cash, SNAP and Medical Manual.

Other State Agency Programs. Low-income consumers may qualify for assistance to help pay for installation of telephone service and monthly charges for local phone service through the Lifeline and Link.

These rules are to be cited as IDAPA“Rules Governing the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program,” and may also be known as LIHEAP. () Scope. The intent of the program is to provide assistance to eligible low income households.TELEPHONE: ____ __ FAX: _______ conduct outreach activities and provide assistance to low income households in if there is no such agency because of any change in the assistance furnished to programs for economically File Size: KB.The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a United States federal social services program first established in and funded annually through Congressional appropriations.

The mission of LIHEAP is to assist low income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy, primarily in meeting their immediate home.