News Release

For immediate release - September 11, 2012

SafeLink Program at Cagan

FREE CELL PHONE From SafeLink for qualified participants.  To learn about the program, come to the Cagan Crossings Community Library on Saturday, September 15th from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A. If you have any questions please contact Nicky Sanchez at 863-877-6949

SAFELINK WIRELESS® service is a program for income eligible households provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc. It is part of the federal Lifeline Program that is designed to ensure that quality telecommunications services are available to low-income customers at just, reasonable, and affordable rates. Eligible participants will receive a free cell phone and 250 minutes to use on local and national long distance calls.  The service offers in-demand features: voicemail, text, three-way calling, call waiting, caller ID and access to 911. No bills, no contracts, no credit checks, and no hidden fees.

In order to participate in the SAFELINK WIRELESS® service, persons must meet certain eligibility requirements. In general, individuals qualify if they participate in a public assistance program such as Food Stamps, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), National Free School Lunch, Federal Housing/Section 8 Assistance, or if they do not receive any of these public assistance programs, they may also qualify based on total household gross monthly income.

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Media contact:
Claudia Piper
Reference Librarian
352-243-1840
cpiper@lakeline.lib.fl.us

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