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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center - Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program

We offer our equipment on long-term loan with Florida residents. Residents must be hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, or speech challenged. Our equipment is offered at no charge to the consumer.

Equipment offered include:

  • TTY's
  • Volume/Tone Control Phones
  • Volume/Visual Phone Signalers

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Disabled American Veterans - Services for Veterans

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) helps America’s disabled veterans and their families.

Assistance includes:

  • Community outreach
  • Counseling
  • Death benefits
  • Filing claims for VA disability compensation and pension
  • Health care
  • Home loan guaranty
  • Information seminars
  • Life insurance
  • Represent veterans and active duty military personnel before Discharge Review Boards, Boards for Correction of Military Records, Physical Evaluation Boards and other official panels
  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment, education

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FTRI - Special Telephones for the Hearing/Speech Challenged

FTRI has special telephone equipment for people who are hearing or speech challenged. Clients can call other people who use a standard phone. There are also services available for those who speak Spanish.
FTRI has a variety of amplified phones, TTY, Voice Carry-Over (VCO), Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) and CapTel phones. Please see the website for all available equipment.

To qualify, client must be a permanent Florida resident, at least 3 years of age, has a certified hearing loss or speech difficulty and a working landline.

To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use one of the phone numbers below:
Voice: 1.800.955.8770
TTY: 1.800.955.8771
ASCII: 1.800.955.1339
VCO-Direct: 1.877.955.8260
STS: 1.877.955.5334
Spanish: 1.877.955.8773

Island Coast AIDS Network - Social Services

Island Coast AIDS Network provides social services including:

  • Behavioral modification training
  • Care management
  • Client food pantry
  • Free HIV testing
  • Free HIV/AIDS training for non-profit organizations, schools, and community groups
  • General HIV/AIDS prevention education
  • Individual training provided to HIV/AIDS infected individuals
  • Minority outreach
  • Nutrition program
  • Peer teen HIV/AIDS educators
  • Probation program
  • Support groups

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