Amplified Telephone Equipment Available at no Cost
SEMINOLE - The Deaf and Hearing Connection recently announced the addition of several new telephones, ttys and captioned telephones available through its no charge equipment distribution program. Deaf and Hearing Connection offers amplified telephones and related equipment AT NO COST to permanent Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind or speech-impaired.
This telecommunications access program is funded by a surcharge currently on all Florida telephone consumersí bills. Equipment is available by appointment Monday through Friday at the Deaf and Hearing Connectionís main office, or at satellite locations throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
The Deaf and Hearing Connection, Tampa Bayís only non-profit hearing center, also offers free hearing screenings by appointment, low cost hearing aids, cleanings and repairs. The Deaf and Hearing Connection specializes in communication access for deaf, hard of hearing or late deafened people.
The main office is located at 7821 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. For a complete list of distribution locations or to schedule an appointment, call 727-399-9983 (Voice) or 727-399-9422 (TTY). Hillsbourgh county 813-579-4088
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