To qualify for a FREE special phone, you must be:

  1. A permanent Florida resident
  2. At least 3 years old
  3. Certified as having a hearing loss or speech impairment

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Upcoming Events

April 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Safety Harbor Library
Safety Harbor: 727‑399‑9983
April 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
NuHope Eldercare Services
Sebring: 941‑743‑8347
April 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Better Hearing -World of Sounds
Fort Lauderdale: 954‑722‑6400
April 24, 2014 - 4pm to 5:30pm
Walk With Me
Daytona Beach: 386‑944‑7806
April 24, 2014 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Senior Resource and Health Fair
New Port Richey: 727‑853‑1010
April 24, 2014 - 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Hart Memorial Central Library - Osceola County
Kissimmee: 407‑623‑1070
April 24, 2014 - 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Patch Reef Park Boca Raton
Boca Raton: 561‑802‑3353

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What's New

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FTRI now has a new Customer Care toll-free telephone number for clients to call if they are experiencing trouble with their amplified phone. The new number to call is 888-554-1151 or you may email Customer Care at You may also contact FTRI at 888-447-5620 (TTY) or 850-270-6016 (VP).



FTRI offers a variety of amplified telephones to meet the need of persons with a mild, moderate, or severe hearing loss. To learn more about the different types of amplified telephone please click on the telephone icon. These amplified telephones are available at all of the 24 Regional Distribution Centers located throughout the state. Use our Find A Location option to locate the nearest RDC in your area.