Disability Services
Illinois Relay Service
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This service helps you use special equipment to communicate over the telephone if you are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or have trouble speaking. You can also use the program to talk with someone who is deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or has trouble speaking. The service is free, but you will still have to pay for long-distance calls.

How do I use the service?

You can dial 711 to start using the service. If you're having trouble, an operator will help you for free.

Frequently Asked Questions

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