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Tennessee EBT Discounts and Perks (2024)

Your EBT card not only allows you to buy food but also qualifies you for some amazing discounts, perks, and free stuff. Yes, that’s true, your Benefit Security card qualifies you for Tennessee EBT Discounts and lot of perks that many cardholders are not aware of.

This includes almost half of Amazon Prime membership. Which gives you:
  • Free 2-day shipping on millions of Prime-eligible items
  • Free same-day shipping in select locations on select items
  • Household sharing with 2 adults, up to 4 teens (13-17), and up to 4 children (12 and under)
  • Guaranteed release-date delivery on many physical books, games, and movies
  • Early access to Amazon Lightning Deals
  • Exclusive Prime-only deals, coupons, and discounts including Prime Day
  • Access to additional Amazon services

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 Tennessee.

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

Below are the discounts that are available to all EBT Cardholders across the United States, that can also be redeemed by Tennessee 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 $14.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $6.99. 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 HERE

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)

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Tennessee EBT Discounts for 2024

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 Tennessee.

Company Name Phone
Access Wireless 866-594-3644
Assurance Wireless 888-898-4888
Safelink Wireless 800-723-3546
Mobile Nation 877-732-2147

Discounted Home Phone Services

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

Company Name Phone
Aeneas Internet and Telephone
Millington Telephone Company 901-872-3311
Loretto Telephone Company 931-853-4351
North Central 615-666-2151
TEC – Erin Division 931-289-4221
CenturyLink 800-407-5411
Global Connection 877-511-3009
Ben Lomand Rural Telephone CooperativeCommunications 931-668-4131
Highland Telephone Cooperative 423-628-2121
DTC Communications 615-529-2955
TDS Telecom/Tellico Telephone Company, Inc. 888-225-5837
WK&T Telecommunications 877-954-8748
TEC – Erin Division 931-289-4221
AT&T 855-301-0355
TDS Telecom/Tennessee Telephone Company 888-225-5837
Ben Lomand Communications 800-974-7779
United Telephone Company 800-779-2227
Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation 931-268-2151
Ardmore Telephone Company 931-427-7800
TEC – Alamo Division 731-677-8181
Frontier Communications 800-921-8101
Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative 423-447-2121
TDS Telecom/Humphreys County Telephone Company 888-225-5837

Discounted Internet Service

The new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides discounted internet to EBT Cardholders. The program provides households with a $30 discount on their internet service each month.

Plus, you could also get a one-time $100 discount on the purchase of an eligible laptop, desktop or tablet.

You can combine the $30 ACP internet credit with your Lifeline phone service to save even more on your phone and internet bill each month.

To find out how to apply, check out our article here.

Discounted Museums Admission

As an EBT cardholder in Tennessee, 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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:

Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge
461 W. Outer Dr.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
(865) 482-1074
Museum of East Tennessee History
601 South Gay Street PO Box 1629
Knoxville, Tennessee 37901
Frist Art Museum
919 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
(615) 244-3340
Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
(615) 862-5160
aMuse’um, Columbia Children’s Museum
123 W 7th St
Columbia, Tennessee 38401
(931) 223-6337
Discovery Park of America
830 Everett Blvd.
Union City, Tennessee 38261
(731) 885-5455
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403
Creative Discovery Museum
321 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
The Blues Foundation’s Blues Hall of Fame Museum
421 South Main Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
(901) 527-2583

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