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Communication Assistance / TTY / Captioning

Bell Atlantic donates specialized telephone equipment for people on a fixed income who need assistive listening or communication devices. For an application or more information, please call 800 974-6006 (Voice/TTY). There is also a loaner TTY program available through the New York City Public Libraries. For more information on these loaner programs please contact the Public Library in your borough.

ALL HANDS IN MOTION Professional Sign Language Interpreters, LLC

Local community-grown boutique company offering a variety of services that includes American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, tactile interpreting, oral transliteration, speech-to-text transcription, and community recreation initiatives. Bound by confidentiality and a strong desire to be of service, our contractors are professionals determined to make communication as seamless as possible.

V: 718.997.0472

Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road (at Briggs Avenue), 3rd Floor,
Bronx, NY 10458
718.579.4244 (Voice), 718.579.4253 (TTY).

Lifelinks Video Relay Service

National Captioning Institute
New York Office
545 5th Avenue, Room 1403
New York, NY 10017
V/TTY (212) 557-7011
Fax (212) 557-6975

Provides captioned television programs and home-video movies for the hearing impaired. Captions can be seen when NCI’s decoder is connected to any TV set. The toll-free number for the decoder distributor nearest you is Voice 1 (800) 533-WORD.

League for the Hard of Hearing 
50 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Voice (917) 305-7700
TTY (917) 305-7999
Fax (917) 305-7888

The League for the Hard of Hearing, founded in 1910, is a private, not-for-profit rehabilitation agency for infants, children, and adults who are hard of hearing, deaf, and/or speech impaired. The League’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people with varying degrees of hearing loss, providing hearing, and speech rehabilitation and human service programs for the hearing or speech-impaired and their families.

International Hearing Dog, Inc.
5901 E. 89th Avenue
Henderson, CO 80640
V/TTY (303) 287-3277

Provides hearing dogs custom-trained according to individual needs. Additional training for wheelchair users is available.

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