On Friday March 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) will host a telephone equipment distribution day at the LightHouse. CTAP provides accessible telephones to persons who have completed an application and have been approved to receive one for their use. This event will provide those who have completed and approved applications the opportunity to meet with a trained CTAP staff person to work with you in selecting a specialized phone that meets your needs.
When: Friday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters
You must be approved by CTAP to qualify for a free phone
To qualify for a free phone, fill out a CTAP application and have the form signed by a doctor or certified professional (see form for who can sign). Then submit the signed form to CTAP for approval. It can take up to a week for your application to be processed. To fill out an application, please go to www.CaliforniaPhones.org or contact CTAP at 1-800-806-1191 or info@CaliforniaPhones.org.
Once your application has been approved, you can make an appointment to meet with a CTAP Representative, choose and be trained on a new accessible phone and take it home and start using it. When you come to your appointment you must bring your completed and approved (signed) application and a photo ID. To make an appointment please contact LightHouse Social Worker Jeff Carlson at 415-258-8496.