The Lifeline team is here to support stakeholders. Learn more about the appropriate contacts for each topic below.
Lifeline Program Consumers
Lifeline consumers, and those supporting consumers, should visit LifelineSupport.org for more information about the program.
Lifeline Support Center
The Lifeline Support Center serves consumers and those supporting consumers.
Hours: 7 days a week, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET
Call: (800) 234-9473 (press 1 for English; press 2 for Spanish)
The support center can support questions about:
- Lifeline Program rules
- The status of an application
- Documents needed to show qualification
- Lifeline companies in the area
- Assistance with renewing the benefit
- Assistance with the one-per-household worksheet
- Resetting a consumer portal account (online application)
Consumers should contact their phone or internet company with questions about their phone or device, service, and bill.
Lifeline Carriers and Other Partners
Contact information depends on the nature of the question.
Connect with a Program Analyst
To get the necessary answer, review the chart below to find the correct contact information.
|Topic||Email Address||Supporting Material|
|Questions or program feedback from Tribal partners||TribalLiaison@usac.org|
|Questions about reimbursements claims (LCS and FCC Form 497)||Form497@usac.org||Reimbursement website section|
|Submission of revised Form 497 filings for data months prior to January 2018||LIFilings@usac.org||Reimbursement website section|
|FCC Form 555||Form555@usac.org||Forms web page|
|Program integrity questions and concerns||LifelineProgramIntegrity@usac.org||Lifeline rules|
|Lifeline appeals||LIAppeals@usac.org||Appeals and Audits web page|
|Lifeline Biennial Audit||LifelineBiennial@usac.org||Appeals and Audits web page|
|SAC requests and ETC Order related documentation||HCOrders@usac.org||Join Lifeline as an ETC web page|
|Questions about E-Filefirstname.lastname@example.org||E-File FAQs web page|
Receive Lifeline Bulletins
To receive Lifeline’s monthly newsletter with program updates and reminders or notifications about system maintenance, sign up for the Lifeline distribution lists.
USAC’s Contact Information Web Page
For all other questions or concerns, telephone or U.S. mail contact information, or to submit a complaint or a whistleblower alert, visit the Contact USAC web page.