Lifeline Assistance Program

NOTICE: Chariton Valley Wireless Services will no longer be providing Lifeline service in Missouri as of December 31, 2021.  In most cases, existing Lifeline customers may transfer their Lifeline service to another Lifeline provider.  Visit https://www.lifelinesupport.org to learn about other providers in your area and for information regarding how to switch to a new provider.

If you do not transfer your Lifeline service prior to December 31, 2021, you will be de-enrolled from the Lifeline program and your Lifeline service will be discontinued.  Should this occur visit https://www.lifelinesupport.org for information regarding how to re-enroll.

Current Chariton Valley Wireless Lifeline Customers received the following text notification regarding the notice of relinquishment of designation as an eligible telecommunications carrier.

Chariton Valley Wireless Services will no longer be providing Lifeline service in Missouri as of December 31, 2021. If you wish to continue to receive discounted Lifeline service, you must choose a new Lifeline provider. Visit https://www.lifelinesupport.org to locate another Lifeline provider and to find out how to switch to a new provider. If you do not transfer your Lifeline service prior to December 31, 2021, you will be de-enrolled from the Lifeline program and your Lifeline service will be discontinued. Additional information about transferring your Lifeline service can be found at https://cvalley.net/lifeline-assistance-program/

 

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What is Lifeline and can I get it for my non-wireless services thru Chariton Valley?

Lifeline assistance provides discounted monthly basic service. Lifeline is available on one voice or broadband service per household.  This program is available to Chariton Valley Telephone Corp. (CVTC) and Chariton Valley Communications Corp. (CVCC), from herein referred to as Chariton Valley.

Who is eligible for Lifeline assistance?

You are eligible if you participate in any of the following programs:

• MO Healthnet (Medicaid)
• Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
• Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
• Federal Public Housing Assistance
• 135% of Federal Poverty Level
• Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit Program

The program is administered in a partnership arrangement between the Federal Communications Commission and the PSC. The program is funded by the federal universal service fund and the Missouri universal service fund. This program provides a discount of up to $24.00.

For more information about the Lifeline program, including a list of participating companies visit www.lifelinesupport.org

If you don’t qualify for Lifeline, wireline voice only customers may be eligible for a $24.00 monthly benefit under the Disabled Program:

• Veteran Administration Disability Benefits Program
• State Blind Pension
• State Aid to Blind Persons
• State Supplemental Disability Assistance Payment
Administered by the Family
Support Division Federal
• Federal Social Security Disability Benefits

For customers in Atlanta, Bevier, Bosworth, Bucklin, Bynumville, Callao, Clifton Hill, DeWitt, Ethel, Excello, Forest Green, Hale, Huntsville, Jacksonville, New Boston, New Cambria, Prairie Hill, Salisbury. If you don’t qualify for Lifeline, you may be eligible for a monthly benefit under the disabled program:  Click here for application form

For customers in all other markets If you don’t qualify for Lifeline, you may be eligible for a monthly benefit under the disabled program:  Click here for application form

Funding is solely provided by the Missouri USF and is limited to landline phone service by a participating company. Participation is limited to one discount per household and may not be combined with the Lifeline program.

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