“…Lifeline is a government assistance program that offers telephone discounts to qualified low-income customers.

If you qualify for the Lifeline discount service, you are eligible to receive a reduced rate on your Verizon monthly bill.

Some states also provide a discount on the cost of installing the new service, and toll blocking is available at no charge to Lifeline customers…”

More Info: https://www.verizon.com/support/consumer/consumer-education/lifeline?CMP=DMC-CVZ_ZZ_ZZ_Z_DO_N_X00363