Federal Program To Fund Free Cell Service For California Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) – Many California homeless people may soon get cell phones for next to nothing thanks to a federally-funded program set for approval by the Public Utilities Commission.

Talks of bringing the lifeline program to California have been underway for years, but according to the San Francisco Chronicle, all but the final details were finally hammered out at the end of last week.

The current lifeline program pays the majority of the bill for people under a certain income limit, but has only been offered for land-line phones, not an option for homeless people.

Read the full article on CBSSF.com.

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