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

July 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bushnell Public Library
Bushnell: 352‑323‑0757
August 1, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Hearing Aids Direct
Orange City: 386‑944‑7806
August 1, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
North FL Hearing & Balance Center-Beltone Hearing Center
Live Oak: 352‑378‑7474
August 2, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Spring Hill Enrichment Center
Spring Hill: 727‑853‑1010
August 2, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Brooksville Enrichment Center
Brooksville: 727‑853‑1010
August 2, 2016 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Presbyterian Towers
St Petersburg: 727‑399‑9983
August 2, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
St Elizabeth Gardens
Pompano Beach: 954‑601‑1930

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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 850-270-2641 (Video Phone). For Sprint wireless services, please visit



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 29 Regional Distribution Centers located throughout the state. Use our Find A Location option to locate the nearest RDC in your area.