Lifeline is a federal benefit that lowers the monthly cost of telephone or internet service for qualifying customers.


If you qualify, you can get one Lifeline discount (for telephone or internet, but not both) per household. This discount can be applied to ATMC bundled or non-bundled services.


To find out if you are eligible, log on to and submit an application online or you may send a paper application to the National Verifier by mail. (The address is on the application).
Click HERE for a paper application in English.
Click HERE for a paper application in Spanish.

The National Verifier will let you know if you qualify. If you qualify, you may go to any ATMC office to enroll in Lifeline and receive your monthly discount. This discount may be applied to ATMC bundled or non-bundled services. Be sure to bring your letter or notification from the National Verifier with you. ATMC office locations:


ATMC Headquarters
640 Whiteville Road
Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm
Sat, 9am-1pm
Closed Sun

Sunset Beach

The Village at Sunset Beach
1780-9 Chandlers Lane
Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm
Sat, 9am-1pm
Closed Sun


Brunswick Forest
1201 Dickinson Drive
Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm
Sat, 9am-1pm
Closed Sun


Behind Brunswick Electric
2230 New Britton Hwy E
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
Closed Sat & Sun

Government rules specifically state that each subscriber can have no more than one Lifeline discounted service. Lifeline is limited to one discount per household and cannot be transferred between individuals. Additional requirements may apply.

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