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California LifeLine Awareness Week

The CPUC celebrated National Telephone Discount LifeLine Awareness Week September 9-15, 2013, by participating in a number of events to promote the California LifeLine Program and the federal Lifeline program.


National Telephone Discount LifeLine Awareness Week is a national campaign to encourage qualified consumers to take advantage of programs that provide discounted home or cellular phone service for qualified consumers. California LifeLine participants can have unlimited local calls (landline) for less than $7 a month.


National Telephone Discount LifeLine Awareness Week Events

  • Sept. 9, 2013: Salvation Army Silicon Valley, Senior Services Center,  San Jose
  • Sept. 9, 2013: Carlsbad Seniors, Carlsbad
  • Sept. 9, 2013: Salvation Army Headquarters, El Sobrante
  • Sept. 10, 2013: Firehouse Recreation Center, Salinas
  • Sept. 10, 2013: Bayo Vista Community Center, Rodeo
  • Sept. 10, 2013: Magnolia Towers, North Hollywood
  •  Sept. 11, 2013: The Health Trust, San Jose
  • Sept. 11, 2013: City of Colton, Colton
  • Sept. 11, 2013: Margaret Travis Senior Center, South Gate
  •  Sept. 12, 2013: Elks Club, San Mateo
  • Sept. 12, 2013: Fountain Valley Seniors, Fountain Valley
  • Sept. 12, 2013: Pittsburg Senior Center, Pittsburg
  • Sept. 12, 2013: Washington Park Community Center, Pomona
  • Sept. 13, 2013: Villa Fontana, San Jose
  • Sept. 13, 2013: San Leandro Senior Center, San Leandro
  • Sept. 14, 2013: Aegis of San Francisco, South San Francisco


California LifeLine

You can qualify for California LifeLine if you or any member of your household is enrolled in a public-assistance program and/or if your total household income is at or less than the following:



Column 1 Column 2

Household Size

Annual Income Limits







Each additional member


(Effective 6/1/13 - 5/31/14)


Federal Lifeline

Through federal LifeLine you can enjoy savings on your cell phone service.  California's four approved service providers that offer the federal LifeLine wireless phone service discounts are:


Last Modified: 9/19/2013

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