Free amplified phones are available through the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation program (ITAC). In order to be eligible, 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 residents. There are no age or income restrictions.
An open house is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 28. Call 815-224-3126 to schedule an appointment and request an application be sent to you. Testing day is at the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living, 18 Gunia Dr., LaSalle.