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

March 23, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Palm Harbor Community Center
Palm Harbor: 727‑853‑1010
March 24, 2017 - 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday For Life - St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Interlachen: 352‑378‑7474
March 25, 2017 - 9 am to 1 pm
Panama City Beach Health Expo
Panama City: 850‑769‑6890
March 25, 2017 - 9:30a - 2:30p
Active Boomers & Seniors Expo - Jacksonville
Jacksonville: 386‑944‑7806
March 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Spring Hill Enrichment Center
Spring Hill: 727‑853‑1010
March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
St. Giles Manor 1
Pinellas Park: 727‑399‑9983
March 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Brooksville Enrichment Center
Brooksville: 727‑853‑1010

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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.