Scranton, Lackawanna County - Some people who live in Lackawanna County may soon qualify for a free cell phone.
Commissioner Pat O'Malley held an informational meeting with county human service agencies Thursday morning at the Keyser Valley Community Center in Scranton.
A spokesman for the Wilkes-Barre based company AIM3 gave a presentation on its Lifeline program.
The program would provide a free cell phone to low-income customers. People would have to meet eligibility requirements.
"If you're a Section 8 recipient, Access cards, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), those are some of the big ones that would qualify," company spokesman Mike Martinez said. "Free school lunch program, if your child is in the free school lunch program you'd qualify as well."
Organizers are currently settting-up the logistics to make the free cell phones available to people living in Lackawanna County.