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Vision

For Californians with vision-related disabilities, California Connect offers accessible phones, devices, and communication services.

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  • A black man wearing a gold long sleeve shirt wearing a headset and microphone device to communicate with others.
  • A female young adult wearing rainbow tie dye sweatshirt, looking afar from her wheelchair, holding an iPad device in her hand.
  • An Asian man with black-rimmed glasses and hair, long sleeve plaid shirt and a green t-shirt, listening through a device and smiling.
  • A white Deaf man wearing a gold hat and gold-rimmed glasses. The man is wearing a tan t-shirt and has a flower tattoo on his left neck.
  • A blind Black woman wearing a white turtleneck shirt and blouse sitting on the couch, holding a white phone to her ear, listening to the caller on the other end of the line.

Vision

For Californians with vision-related disabilities, California Connect offers accessible phones, devices, and communication services.

Apply Now to QualifyHow do I qualify?
An assortment of individuals using various telecommunication technologies.

How can California Connect assist with Vision?

Equipment for Vision

Not all models may be available and some may be discontinued at any given time.
  • Sign up for Remote Conference Captioning (RCC)
  • Start using Real-Time Text (RTT)
  • Get Started with Speech-to-Speech Relay Service (STS)
  • See if you qualify for discounted home and cell phone services through the California LifeLine Program.
  • Sign up for Remote Conference Captioning (RCC)
  • Start using Real-Time Text (RTT)
  • Get Started with Speech-to-Speech Relay Service (STS)
  • See if you qualify for discounted home and cell phone services through the California LifeLine Program.

What is California Connect?

California Connect, also called the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP), is funded by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and is a public purpose program that provides communications equipment and services to persons with disabilities. The program’s accessible products and services are fully subsidized, removing financial barriers.
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A feminine-presenting individual using her phone on some steps with her cane next to her.

What is California Connect?

California Connect, also called the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) funded by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is a public program that distributes specialized communications equipment to persons with disabilities; provides a dual-party relay system called California Relay Service; and supplies assistance for speech generating devices- subsidized by the State of California, removing any financial barriers.
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A feminine-presenting individual using her phone on some steps with her cane next to her.

Interested or need assistance?

For more information about how we can connect you or those that you care for with our communications services, please call us or fill out the form below.
Call 1-800-806-1191

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Contact Center
P.O. Box 30310
Stockton, CA 95213
Phone/VP: 1-800-806-1191
Email: info@caconnect.org
Fax: 1-800-889-3974

About

Welcome to California Connect, also called the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP), which provides communication access for Californians with hearing, vision, cognitive, mobility, and speech-related disabilities. The program of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) includes accessible communication equipment and devices, relay service, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices.
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