- Provider - Telecommunication Equipment Purchase Program TEPP

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Telecommunication Equipment Purchase Program TEPP

Address: (See Map)

PO BOX 7854
Madison, WI 53707

Mailing Address

PO BOX 7854
Madison, WI 53707

Contact Information:

Phone: (608) 231-3305
TDD: (844) 411-3862
Website: https://psc.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/TEPP.aspx
Email: pscrecordsmail@wisconsin.gov

Description:

Established by the Wisconsin Public Service Commision, this program provides funding for equipment and assistive aids that enable people with disabilities ( must be a Wisconsin resident, be a person who is deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired, mobility or motion impaired, Need special equipment to use the telephone in your home or when traveling (like a TTY, volume control, visual alert system, etc.).) to buy equipment they need in order to use basic telephone services.

A person can only get TEPP money once every three years for the same type of disability. You pay the first $100. The voucher pays the rest, up to the maximum voucher amount. If you buy equipment that is more expensive than the voucher plus your $100, you must also pay the extra charges.

The amount of of the voucher depends on your disability. On the application form, you identify which disability affects your telephone use. You will be mailed a voucher (like a check) for the amount you are qualified to get. These amounts were set based on the usual cost of the equipment needed. The maximum voucher amounts allowed for each type of disability are:

Hard of Hearing (HH) $125 (no co-payment required for HH vouchers); Deaf/Severely HH $800; Speech Impaired $1,600; Mobility Impaired $1,600; Deaf with low vision $2,500 and Deaf and Blind $7,200.



An application must be filled out and mailed or can be done on-line. Call Public Service Commission for more details.

Toll free in state: (800) 251-8345,

TDD/TTY: (608) 267-1479,

Fax: (608) 266-3957,

Main: (608) 231-3305

Fixed: $100.00 Affordable: Y Voucher co-pay

Service Categories

Assistive Technology, Assistive Technology, Assistive Technology Equipment - Obtaining, Hearing

Geographic Areas Served

  • States WI

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
  • Thursday: 12:00 AM-12:00 AM
  • Friday: 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

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Last Update Date: 10/13/2020

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