LASALLE — Free amplified phones are available through the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation program (ITAC). 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.
An open house is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 17. Call now to schedule an appointment, so you can test and select a free amplified phone.
When you call IVCIL, request an application be sent to you and also schedule your appointment. Bring your application and copies of the required paperwork. Note you can come any day to see about receiving a phone.
To get your application for a free phone, call the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living or (IVCIL) at 815-224-3126. Appointments are preferred. IVCIL is open 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.