Telecommunications Assistance Program
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The Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program or TEPP assist individuals with disabilities purchase the specialized equipment they need in order to utilize basic telephone services. TEPP does require that applicants pay a co-pay of $100.
The Telecommunications Assistance Program (TAP) may be able to assist with the $100 co-pay required by the TEPP program. TAP is only for persons who are Deaf, Deafblind or Hard of Hearing living in a low-income household. To apply for TAP you must fill out the household income lines as well as a hearing loss certificate (F-22554, Word, 24 KB) with your TEPP application.
For more information on the TAP program, contact TAP Coordinator.
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