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

November 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
South Shore Library
Sun City Center: 727‑399‑9983
November 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fricker Center Senior Group
Pensacola: 850‑595‑5566
November 29, 2014 - 11am-3pm
Sams Club Health Fair
Daytona Beach: 386‑944‑7806
December 1, 2014 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Bruton Memorial Library
Plant City: 863‑686‑3189
December 1, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Albany Avenue Assisted Care
Tampa: 727‑399‑9983
December 1, 2014 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Century Plaza Library
Deerfield Beach: 954‑601‑1930
December 1, 2014 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
North FL Hearing & Balance Center-Beltone Hearing Center
Live Oak: 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 850-270-6016 (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.