Federal Public Housing Assistance
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Childrens Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) under Chapter 62
Link-Up offers a 50 percent discount (up to $30) for telephone installation charges. Link-Up does not cover more than one phone line in the home, but the program does include an option for delaying payment on the balance of the connection fee, up tp $200, for up to one year without interest charges. Link-Up does not offer financial assistance for additional services on the telephone, such as caller ID or voice messaging.
For more information about state-sponsored utility payment assistance programs, please visit the Public Utility Commission’s website at: http://www.puc.texas.gov/consumer/lowincome/Assistance.aspx