North Carolina EBT Discounts and Perks 2021

If you are a North Carolina EBT cardholder and just use your EBT card to buy food at approved retail locations, you are missing out on a lot of perks. In this post, we will list the North Carolina EBT discounts available to you.

Yes, your food stamps card comes with amazing perks and discounts that most cardholders don’t know about.
All you have to do to take advantage of these discounts and perks is to present your EBT card at the participating locations listed below.

This includes close to a 50% discount on Amazon Prime membership. Some of the great benefits of Amazon Prime include:

  • Free Same-Day Delivery
  • Free Two-Hour Delivery
  • Get Paid for No-Rush Delivery
  • Free Music
  • Free Books, Magazines, Audiobooks
  • Binge on Your Favorite Shows
  • Early Access to Lightning Deals
  • Whole Foods Discounts and Delivery
  • Membership Sharing
  • Amazon Prime Day Deals
  • Free Delivery to Your Car
  • Prime Pantry’s Flat Fee
  • Unlimited Photo Storage (Videos and Documents, Too)

Furthermore, You also may qualify for free or discounted cell phone or home phone plans under the Federal lifeline program as described in details below.

In addition, there are also discounted home internet services for those who qualify.

Also, your Benefit Security Card gives you discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places in the state of North Carolina.

In this post, we are going to share all the exciting North Carolina EBT discounts, perks, and free stuff available to cardholders.
"North Carolina EBT Discounts"

National EBT Discounts:

Below are the discounts that are available to all EBT Cardholders across the United States, that can also be redeemed by North Carolina EBT Card Holders.

Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you have a Benefit Security Card, you can now sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount and get all the great benefits that come with Prime membership, at a fraction of the cost.

The regular Amazon Prime membership is $12.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $5.99. That’s over 50% off the regular price.

Given that Amazon is part of the USDA pilot of vendors approved to accept food stamps online for delivery, prime membership allows you to order groceries through Amazon Pantry in certain parts of the country.

Sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you are not sure if the Amazon Prime EBT Discount is worth it, here is a summary of the what you get with your Amazon Prime membership:

FREE, Fast Delivery on Millions of Items

With Amazon Prime membership, you get fast, free shipping on over 50 million eligible items on They have also rolled out a program recently that allows people who live in certain metropolitan areas to get FREE Same-Day Delivery on over a million items and FREE 2-hour delivery with Prime Now on daily essentials and groceries.

Instantly Stream TV Shows and Movies

One of the most popular features is the instant streaming of TV Shows and Movies. Your Prime membership includes instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost. You can stream all these on select Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices.

Other Benefits of Amazon Prime

  • Buy groceries online with your EBT Card through Amazon Pantry for delivery (in states where this is available)
  • Over two million songs. Thousands of playlists and stations (On-demand, ad-free music streaming)
  • Books, Magazines & More (Unlimited reading on any device)
  • Original audio series from Audible (Unlimited listening to original audio series)
  • Twitch Prime (Get free game content every month, exclusive discounts, plus loads more)
  • All your photos, together at last (Free unlimited photo storage)

North Carolina EBT Discounts:

Lifeline Program

If you are currently on Food Stamps/EBT Cardholder, and your income is below a certain level, you may qualify for FREE or low-cost home or cell phone service for you or a member of your family through the Federal Lifeline Program, which serves nearly 13 million Americans.

The Lifeline program helps to lower the monthly cost of phone and internet service. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their monthly bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet service, but not both.

Discounted Cell Phone Services

Below is a list of cell phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of North Carolina.

Company Name Phone
Assurance Wireless 888-898-4888
Safelink Wireless 800-723-3546
Access Wireless 866-594-3644

Discounted Home Phone Services

Below is a list of home phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of North Carolina.

Company Name Phone
Frontier Communications 800-921-8101
ATMC 910-754-4311
Skyline Telephone Membership Corporation 336-877-3111
Global Connection of America 877-511-3009
North State Telephone Company 866-542-5900
TDS Telecom/Barnardsville Telephone Company 888-225-5837
TDS Telecom/Saluda Mountain Telephone Co. 888-225-5837
Windstream Communications 800-347-1991
Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corporation 336-463-5022
Tri-County Telephone Membership Corporation 252-964-8000
Pineville Telephone Company 704-889-2001
Surry Telephone Membership Corporation 800-235-5007
Wilkes Telecommunications 336-973-3103
CenturyLink 800-407-5411
Citizens Telephone Company 888-403-2667
Ellerbe Telephone Company 910-582-6244
Piedmont Telephone Membership Corporation 336-787-5433
TDS Telecom/Service Telephone Co. 888-225-5837
Randolph Communications 336-879-5684
AT&T 855-301-0355
Star Telephone Membership Corporation 800-706-6538

Internet Service

Your EBT card may qualify you for discounted home internet service under the Federal Lifeline program for low-income families and individuals. The program currently provides $9.25 a month per household toward phone or internet service.

Discounted Museums Admission

As an EBT cardholder in North Carolina, you also get discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places. We have compiled the list below for your convenience.

The North Carolina Museums listed below all offer individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 to individuals and families who have an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID.

The offer covers up to four individuals per EBT card, which means that if you have a family of 4, you can use your North Carolina EBT card to get the special discounted rate or the free admission for all four members.

These rates are available during all normal operating hours. We advise that you call the museum first before you go – so that you can find out what their special rate is for EBT Cardholders (whether it’s free admission or $3).

Here is the list of participating Museums:

Discovery Place KIDS – Huntersville

105 Gilead Rd. 

Huntersville, North Carolina 28078




Discovery Place

301 N. Tryon St. 

Charlotte, North Carolina 28202




Discovery Place Nature

1658 Sterling Road 

Charlotte, North Carolina 28209




Kaleideum – Downtown

390 South Liberty Street 

Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101




Kaleideum – North

400 West Hanes Mill Road 

Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105




Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

159 Chestnut St 

Blowing Rock, North Carolina 28605




The Children’s Playhouse

400 Tracy Circle 

Boone, North Carolina 28607




Discovery Place KIDS – Rockingham

233 E. Washington St. 

Rockingham, North Carolina 28379




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