Rhode Island EBT Discounts and Perks [2020 Edition]

Do you know about Rhode Island EBT Discounts and perks? Most Rhode Island cardholders are not aware of the awesome benefits that come with their Card. If you have a Rhode Island EBT Card, your card comes with discounts and perks exclusive to EBT cardholders.

This includes discounted admission to museums, zoos, and aquariums, more than 50% discount on Amazon Prime Membership.

In addition, your Rhode Island EBT Card qualifies you for discounted or FREE cell phone and home internet plans. 

In this post, we are going to share with you the most exciting Rhode Island EBT discounts, perks, and free stuff.
"Rhode Island EBT Discounts and Perks"

National EBT Discounts:

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

Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you have a Rhode Island EBT 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 Amazon.com. 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)

Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island.

Company Name Phone
Cox Communications 866-961-0027
Verizon 800-924-0585

Discounted Home Phone Services

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

Company Name Phone
Safelink Wireless 800-723-3546
True Wireless 877-412-1919
Q Link Wireless 855-754-6543
Yourtel America 855-299-9990
Life Wireless 888-543-3620
Boomerang Wireless 866-488-8719
American Broadband & Telecommunications 866-966-2628
Tempo Telecom 877-822-8501
StandUP Wireless 800-544-4441
Assurance Wireless 888-898-4888
Access Wireless 866-594-3644

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 mentioned earlier, your EBT Card gives you discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places. We have compiled the list below for your convenience.

The Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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:

Historic New England – Casey Farm

2325 Boston Neck Road
Saunderstown, Rhode Island 02874 United States
(401) 295-1030
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Historic New England – Watson Farm

455 North Road
Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 United States
(401) 423-0005
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Directions

Newport Art Museum

76 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
401-848-8200
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Directions

Historic New England – Clemence-Irons House

38 George Waterman Road
Johnston, Rhode Island 02919 United States
(401) 728-9696
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Directions

Providence Children’s Museum

100 South Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
401-273-5437
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Directions

John Brown House Museum – Rhode Island Historical Society

52 Power St.
Providence, Rhode Island 02906 United States
(401) 273-7507
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Directions

RISD Museum

20 North Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903 United States
(401) 454-6500
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Lippitt House Museum

199 Hope Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02904 United States
(401) 272-5101
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Historic New England – Arnold House

487 Great Road
Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865 United States
(401) 728-9696
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Museum of Work & Culture – Rhode Island Historical Society

42 South Main Street
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895 United States
(401) 769-9675
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We hope you found our list of Rhode Island EBT discounts helpful. If you have any comments, suggestions for other perks or EBT discounts to add, please tell us in the comments section below or contact us.

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