You get 500 voice minutes, a free cell phone, some data, and unlimited text in Most states through this program. In Oklahoma and California, you will get unlimited text and unlimited voice and 500MB of data.
You many find that you qualify for the Lifeline Assistance program's free phone plans, but that none of the companies offer service where you live. Or perhaps the free phone plans you did find in your area aren't acceptable to you for one reason or another. The good news is that you have another option. The companies below, while not offering free cell phone plans, do offer substantial Lifeline discounts off their regular mobile phone plans in some states. If you can find one in your state you may be able to get a fantastic plan at a discount price:
Most people would expect a company like Verizon to offer the Lifeline discount in every state, but they don't offer this. Their Lifeline offering is actually quite limited.
The wireless service provided it by the phone giant AT&T is called AT&T Mobility. AT&T is a company that has been around.