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

August 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Congregate Meals for Seniors at Fricker Center
Pensacola: 850‑595‑5566
August 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Punta Gorda-Charlotte Community Foundation
Punta Gorda: 941‑743‑8347
August 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Englewood Community Hospital
Englewood: 941‑743‑8347
August 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Advent Christian Village
Dowling Park: 352‑378‑7474
August 31, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Zephyrhills at the American House
Zephyrhills: 727‑853‑1010
August 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
HearUSA at Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages: 352‑323‑0757
August 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bradford County Senior Center
Starke: 352‑378‑7474

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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.