Vermont Lifeline Phone Service Providers


TDS Telecom


Services Available: Landline
Phone Number: 888-225-5837
Website: Click to visit site

Eligibility by Program

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance / Section 8
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Additional criteria may apply if you are 65 or older, call the Senior Help Line at 1-800-642-5119
  • Additional eligibility criteria may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands

Eligibility by Income

Total household income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

How to Apply for TDS Telecom Lifeline Service

To apply for Lifeline call the Department of Children and Families directly at 800-287-0589. You may find more information about Lifeline and other telephone services available from TDS Telecom at http://www.tdstelecom.com . An application can be obtained via phone.

Telephone Operating Co. of VT (FairPoint)


Services Available: Landline
Phone Number: 866-984-2001
Website: Click to visit site

Eligibility by Program

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • For people 65 and older there is an income criterion of 175% of the FPG.
  • Additional eligibility criteria may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands

Eligibility by Income

Total household income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

How to Apply for Telephone Operating Co. of VT (FairPoint) Lifeline Service

To apply for Lifeline call VT Dept. of Children & Families directly at 800-287-0589. You may find more information about Lifeline and other telephone services available from Telephone Operating Co. of VT (FairPoint) at http://www.fairpoint.com . An application can be obtained from Vermont Dept. of Children & Families .

Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Co., Inc.


Services Available: Landline
Phone Number: 800-496-3391
Website: Click to visit site

Eligibility by Program

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • For people 65 and older there is a income criterion of 175% of the FPG.
  • Additional eligibility criteria may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands

Eligibility by Income

Total household income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

How to Apply for Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Co., Inc. Lifeline Service

To apply for Lifeline call the Department for Children and Families directly at 1-800-287-0589. You may find more information about Lifeline and other telephone services available from Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Co., Inc. at http://www.wcvt.com . An application can be obtained via phone, or from Department for Children and Families.
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