What is Kansas Lifeline?

Kansas Lifeline is a telephone discount program offered to low-income consumers.  You may be eligible to receive up to $17.02 off your monthly local telephone bill through the Lifeline Program.

You are eligible if you receive any of the following:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, General Assistance, Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Head Start (tribal programs for only those meeting its income qualifying standard), Free School Lunch Program, Tribally Administered Free School Lunch Program, Food Distribution Program, Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), Section 8 Public Housing Assistance, Food Distribution Program on Tribal Lands, or 135% of the federal poverty level*. A consumer must provide THREE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS of statements as documentation of income, or provide a copy of their tax return for the previous year.

Persons in Household Annual Household Income No Higher Than:   Persons in Household Annual Household Income No Higher Than:
1 $16,281   5 $38,853
2 $21,924   6 $44,496
3 $27,567   7 $50,139
4 $33,210   8 $55,643

* For each additional person, add $5,643.00

To apply for this program, you must:

  1. Complete the 2017 Lifeline Application.
  2. Provide proof of your annual income
  3. Return completed information to your nearest Rainbow Communications office

If you have any questions, please contact a Rainbow Customer Service Representative at 800-892-0163.