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SNAP: Who may qualify for a free phone or tablet

SNAP: Who may qualify for a free phone or tablet

According to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Beneficiaries with a prepaid Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card can purchase a phone Cell phone or tablet completely free.

at the moment, There are companies like Lifeline and Link-Up that have partnered with government assistance programs in the United States Which partners with large telecommunications companies seeking to provide low-income families with communications excellence.

In addition to providing food security. SNAP matches with these companies to provide them with devices such as cell phones Or tablets for these beneficiary families facing financial difficulties.

Although the options are not the latest, there are devices from different models and brands such as Samsung Galaxy, iPhone, iPad, etc. The companies behind it are Verizon, Assurance, Safelink Wireless, and ATT.

In that sense, people receiving assistance, including those who get food stamps through EBT cards, are eligible for some of these devices. until The FCC requires this to be free For low-income families.

How do you get interest?

Those who receive SNAP benefits and want to purchase a device with an EBT card They can do this essentially by contacting their current wireless service provider Or register with a new phone company.

It should be borne in mind that the devices are not modern and can even be refurbished, i.e. they are The program covers slightly older phone and tablet models rather than newer, more expensive options.

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