Free amplified phones available at RAMP offices - – Rockford’s News Leader

Free amplified phones available at RAMP offices


Those who are deaf or hard of hearing can now get a free amplified phone through Illinois Telecommunications and Access Corporation (ITAC) selection centers at any RAMP office.

To qualify for an ITAC phone, the buyer must be a legal resident of Illinois, have their doctor or audiologist sign off that they are hard-of-hearing, and have a standard land line at their residence. There are no restrictions regarding age or income.

ITAC programs are governed by Illinois law. RAMP has offices at the following locations:

  • 530 South State Street, Belvidere - 815-544-8404
  • 115 North First Street, DeKalb - 815-756-3202
  • 2155 West Galena Avenue, Freeport - 815-233-1128
  • 202 Market Street, Rockford - 815-968-7467

For more information on ITAC, visit

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