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ITAC offers free amplified phones

LASALLE — Free amplified phones are available through the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp. (ITAC) program.

An open house is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living (IVCIL), 18 Gunia Drive, LaSalle. Call 815-224-3126 to request an application and schedule an appointment to test and select a free phone. Come any day to see about receiving a free phone. Appointments are preferred. IVCIL is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Qualified individuals must be legal residents of Illinois, have a doctor’s or audiologist’s signature verifying hearing loss and have standard phone service in the residence.

There are no age or income restrictions.

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