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

February 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sarasota Fruitville Public Library
Sarasota: 941‑743‑8347
February 23, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Peninsula
Hollywood: 954‑722‑6400
February 23, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Congregate Meals for Seniors in Chumuckla
Chumuckla: 850‑595‑5566
February 23, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Philip Benjamin Tower
St. Petersburg: 727‑399‑9983
February 23, 2017 - 9 am to 12 pm
Betmar Health-o-rama, Zephyrhills
Zephyrhills: 727‑853‑1010
February 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Smart Living Health Fair@Five Towns
St. Petersburg: 727‑399‑9983
February 24, 2017 - 9:00 am to 11 am
Timber Pines Health & Wellness Fair
Spring Hill: 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.