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Free Government Phones For California Residents

The US Government Is Giving Away A Free Smart Phone and Cell Service To Those Who Qualify!

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Claim Your Free Smartphone In 3 Easy Steps


Answer a few questions about your household to see if you are eligible to recieve a free smartphone and phone service through the Affordable Connectivity Program.


If you are approved, we will send you a free smartphone or a SIM card that is compatible with your phone. Once you receive your package, simply follow the instructions provided.


With your new smartphone, you can talk, text, and use your data as much as you like. Your service will remain active as long as you use it every month!

Who Qualifies For A Free Phone?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a government benefit program that helps ensure that families can afford the internet access they need for school, work, healthcare and more. You may qualify if a member of your household participates in atleast one of these assistance programs:

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Why Is The Government Giving Away Free Smartphones and Cell Service in California?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a government benefit program that helps ensure that households in California and throughout the US can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. If you qualify, your household will receive:

  • Free Smartphone
  • Free Unlimited Texting
  • Free Unlimited Talk
  • Free High-speed Data
  • Free Hotspot Service

How Do I Qualify For The Affordable Connectivity Program?

You may qualify if a member of your household participates in atleast one of the following assistance programs:

  • Medicaid / Medi-Cal
  • SNAP / CalFresh / Food Stamps
  • Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8
  • Veteran and Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • National School Lunch Program
  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Multiple Tribal Assistance Programs

You may also qualify based on your household income if it meets or exceeds the Federal Poverty Guidelines level in California.

Is There A Free Government Phone Stand Near Me In California?

If you landed on this website because you were searching for free government phone stands in California or free phone stands near me, you are probably in urgent need of a government cell phone. While we won't be able to point you in the direction of a free phone tent in California (they tend to come and go on short notice), if you can wait a few days for a new smartphone to be delivered to you, then we recommend going through the quick and easy enrollment process and claiming your phone that way.

How Do I Claim My Free Smartphone?

To start the process, enter your email and zipcode in the form below and clicking "Start". On the next page you will be asked to provide some simple details about your household to determine elibility.

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