Texas EBT Discounts and Perks 2019

Here’s some amazing news for Texas EBT cardholders. Did you know that your Lone Star card qualifies you for discounts, perks, and free stuff? In this post, we will highlight the top Texas EBT Discounts available to those on Food Stamps or have EBT card.

First, you can get discounted Amazon prime membership. With this discounted prime membership, you can use your EBT card to shop for groceries online on Amazon.com for delivery when the program becomes available in Texas in a few months.

Your discounted prime membership also gives you access to other great services from amazon, including free one-day shipping, which guarantees you FREE, Fast Delivery on Millions of Items. See below for details.

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 Lone star card gives you discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places in the state of Texas.

In this post, we are going to share all the exciting Texas EBT discounts, perks, and free stuff available to cardholders.
"Texas 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 Texas EBT Card Holders.

Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you have a Lone Star 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)

Texas 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 Texas.

Company NamePhone
Panhandle Telecommunications Systems800-562-2556
Access Wireless866-594-3644
Truconnect800-430-0443
TerraCom Wireless877-351-4747
Safelink Wireless800-723-3546
Assurance Wireless888-898-4888
Life Wireless888-543-3620
Tag Mobile866-959-4918
True Wireless877-412-1919
StandUP Wireless800-544-4441
Q Link Wireless855-754-6543
West Central Wireless325-944-9016
enTouch Wireless866-488-8719

Discounted Home Phone Services

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

Company NamePhone
Plateau877-752-8328
CenturyLink800-407-5411
Etex Telephone Cooperative877-482-3839
Alenco Communications/ACI800-628-5371
La Ward Telephone Exchange877-872-2213
Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.800-446-2031
Frontier Communications800-921-8101
Industry Telephone Company888-212-8872
Lipan Telephone Company866-364-5009
Poka Lambro800-422-2387
GVTC Communications800-367-4883
Muenster Telephone Corporation of Texas940-759-2251
Tatum Telephone Company903-947-2222
Ganado Telephone Company800-395-1499
Windstream Communications800-347-1991
Hill Country Telephone Cooperative800-292-5457
Consolidated Communications of Fort Bend Company844-968-7224
Livingston Telephone Company936-327-4309
Brazos Communications800-687-3222
Colorado Valley Communication800-242-5911
Riviera Telephone Company877-296-3232
AT&T800-288-2020
WT Services806-360-9000
Cumby Telephone Cooperative903-994-2211
VTX Telecom, LLC800-446-2031
Lake Livingston Telephone Company936-566-4242
Southwest Texas Telephone Company830-683-2111
Big Bend Telephone Company800-592-4781
Cutter Communications
NTS Communications800-658-2150
Global Connection of America877-511-3009
GVTC800-367-4883
Totelcom Communications254-893-1000
West Texas Rural Tel. Coop.888-440-4331
Taylor Telephone800-238-4155
Dell Telephone Cooperative800-245-2991
Five Area Telephone806-272-5533
Community Telephone Company800-794-6407
Central Texas Telephone Cooperative800-535-8904
CapRock Telephone Cooperative of the Panhandle806-271-3336
Mid-Plains Rural Telephone
AMA Techtel Communications888-797-1444
Cameron Telephone Company800-737-3900
Eastex Telephone Cooperative, Inc.800-732-7839
Santa Rosa888-886-2217
Grande Communications Networks512-220-4600
Smartcom Telephone888-302-1125
Consolidated Communications of Texas Company844-968-7224
WES-TEX Telecommunications432-756-3826
Peoples Telephone Coop800-333-9779
Blossom Telephone Company903-982-5200
Brazoria Telephone Company800-396-2910
South Plains Telephone Cooperative806-763-2301
USFon512-888-1300
XIT800-232-3312
Electra Telephone Company866-454-8387
Coleman County Telephone Cooperative800-439-1723

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 Texas, 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 Texas 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 Texas 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:

The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley

4001 East 29th St. #80 

Bryan, Texas 77802

979-779-5437

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Woodlands Children’s Museum

4775 West Panther Creek Drive #280 

The Woodlands, Texas 77381

281-465-0955

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Directions

Thinkery

1830 Simond Ave. 

Austin, Texas 78723

512-469-6200

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LBJ Library and Museum

2313 Red River Street 

Austin, Texas 78705

512-721-0200

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Galveston Children’s Museum

2618 Broadway 

Galveston, Texas 77550

409-572-2544

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Mayborn Museum Complex

One Bear Place #97154 

Waco, Texas 76798

254-710-1110

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The DoSeum

2800 Broadway St. 

San Antonio, Texas 78209 United States

(210) 212-4453

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National Museum of the Pacific War

340 E Main St 

Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

(830) 997-8600

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Discovery Science Place

308 North Broadway Ave 

Tyler, Texas 75702

903-533-8011

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Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

1600 Gendy Street 

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

817-255-9300

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Longview World of Wonders

112 E. Tyler St. 

Longview, Texas 75601

903-212-4969

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Heard-Craig Center for the Arts

205 W. Hunt Street 

McKinney, Texas 75069

972-569-6909

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International Museum of Art & Science

1900 W Nolana Ave. 

McAllen, Texas 78504

956-681-2800

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Discovery Place Interactive Museum

215 Pine 

Texarkana, Texas 75501

903-793-4831

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Museum of Regional History

219 N State Line Avenue 

Texarkana, Texas 75501

903-793-4831

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Ace of Clubs House

420 Pine 

Texarkana, Texas 75501

903-793-4831

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We hope you found our list of Texas 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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