Do you know all of the companies that offer free cell phones in your state? If not, and you would like to see and compare what companies offer free and discounted service in your state, you have come to the right place. On this page, we have listed the major carriers that offer Lifeline phones in your state, so you can compare their plans and choose the best one for you.

Unfortunately, free cell phones are not yet available in every state. However, in states where there may not be free cell phones, we have listed some discounted providers for you. Some of these providers have very deep discounts, making their service plans even better than the ones that offer free cell phones! As our coverage of Lifeline providers expands, we will be updating this list, so that you can continue to see the options that available to you and make the most informed decisions.

Click on your state to be taken to the providers in your state.

List of Lifeline Phone companies in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming,Washington DC,  Puerto Rico

Alabama:

As of the moment, Alabama is covered by Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless.

Alaska:

While Alaskans might not be able to get free phones, they have excellent Lifeline plans. Please see our Discounted Page for some great options.

Arizona:

Arizona is covered by Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless.

Arkansas:

Arkansas has several companies competing for Lifeline customers. The state currently has Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life WirelessTag Mobile, Access WirelessCintex Wireless and Terracom Wireless .

California:

California is currently served by Reachout Wireless, with Assurance Wireless soon to follow. Please see our California Lifeline page for more information about special conditions in the state.

Colorado:

Assurance Wireless is starting service in the state of Colorado.

Connecticut:

Connecticut is serviced by Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless.

Delaware:

Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless are all providing residents of Delaware with free phones.

Florida:

The residents of the Sunshine State have 3 options for getting a free government cell phone,  Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless.

Georgia:

Georgia has no shortage when it comes to free cell phone providers in the state. Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Access Wireless and Life Wireless all operate in Georgia.

Hawaii:

There are no free cell phones for low-income Hawaiians. Please see our Discount page for low-cost phones for residents of the state.

Idaho:

The only company offering free phones in Idaho is Assurance Wireless. We have listed some discounted options on our Discounted Page. There are special benefits for those living on Tribal Lands in Idaho.

Illinois:

The people of Illinois have a great selection if they’d like to get a free phone. They have the following companies serving their residents: Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life Wireless, Care Wireless, Access Wireless and Yourtel Wireless.

Indiana:

Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless currently offer phones in Indiana.

Iowa:

The state of Iowa is being served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Terracom Wireless.

Kansas:

Residents of Kansas can get a free cell phone from Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Yourtel Wireless and Access Wireless.

Kentucky:

The Bluegrass State has Assurance Wireless, i-wireless, Safelink Wireless, Tag Mobile and Access Wireless taking care of their residents by providing free phones.

Louisiana:

The state of Louisiana is currently being served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless , Life Wireless and Tag Moblie.

Maine:

The state of Maine is currently being served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life Wireless, Access Wireless and Cintex Wireless.

Maryland:

Maryland is served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink WirelessLife Wireless, Cintex WirelessAccess WirelessTag Mobile and Terracom Wireless.

Massachusetts:

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is currently being served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Life Wireless.

Michigan:

Michigan has the Big Three providers: Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless as well as Life Wireless.

Minnesota:

Assurance Wireless and Life Wireless offer free cell phones in the state of Mnnesota.

Mississippi:

Mississippi has the three largest companies operating within its borders: Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless and Safelink Wireless.

Missouri:

The people of Missouri have lots of options to compare when getting a free phone, as Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Yourtel Wireless, Life Wireless Cintex Wireless, Access Wireless and Tag Mobile are all in the state.

Montana:

As of now, Montana has one company offering free cell phones in the state, QLink Wireless.  Please see our Discounts page for more information.

Nebraska:

There are no free phones available in Nebraska, but there are some discounted phones available, and deeper discounts.

Nevada:

Nevada is serviced by Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Access Wireless and Terracom Wireless.

New Hampshire:

New Hampshire has Assurance Wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless operating within its borders.

New Jersey:

New Jersey residents can choose between the 3 largest carriers, Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless and Safelink Wireless

New Mexico

The state with the best state nickname, the Land of Enchantment, has two providers that give out free phones and  they are Safelink Wireless and Choice Wireless. See what Choice Wireless offers on our Discounted page.

New York:

New York has only 3 companies that are providing free cell phones to its residents: Assurance Wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless.

North Carolina:

There are 2 providers of free cell phones in North Carolina; Assurance Wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless.

North Dakota:

There are no free phones allowed in North Dakota, but the state has some discounts and especially for those living in Tribal lands. See our Discounted page for more details.

Ohio:

Ohio is served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, i-wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless

Oklahoma:

Oklahoma has no free phones, but it doesn’t really need them as Yourtel Wireless and Terracom Wireless have great plans for Oklahoma residents. See our Yourtel Wireless and our Terracom Wireless pages for more information.

Oregon:

Oregon is now served by Assurance Wireless.

Pennsylvania:

Pennsylvania is served by Assurance Wireless and Safelink Wireless

Rhode Island:

Rhode Island has several options for those looking for a free cell phone. Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life Wireless and  Cintex Wireless all operate in Rhode Island.

South Carolina:

South Carolina is covered by Assurance Wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless

South Dakota:

South Dakota does not have free phones. However there are some benefits for its residents and even better benefits for those living in Tribal Lands. See our Discounted page for information.

Tennessee:

The Volunteer State has Assurance Wireless, Access Wireless and Safelink Wireless providing its citizens with free cell phones.

Texas:

Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life Wireless and Access Wireless are the providers that serve the state of Texas.

Utah:

Utah is served by Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless.

Vermont:

We’re sorry, but at the current moment, we are unaware of any free or discounted plans for cell phones in Vermont. If that information changes, we’ll update the information.

Virginia:

Virginia has Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless and Access Wireless operating at the current time.

Washington

The State of Washington has service from Assurance Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Yourtel Wireless, Access Wireless and Life Wireless.

West Virginia

The Mountaineer State is served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Cintex Wireless, Access Wireless and Terracom Wireless.

Wisconsin:

Wisconsin is served by Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless and Safelink Wireless

Wyoming:

As of now, Wyoming has no free cell phones. The state does have discounted phones for residents and deeper discounts for those living in Tribal Lands. Please see our Discounted page for information regarding Wyoming.

Washington DC:

Our nation’s capital is well-served by Assurance Wireless and Safelink Wireless.

Puerto Rico:

The island of Puerto Rico is served by Safelink Wireless and Life Wireless.