Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP)

Health & Human Services (HHS) -Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services
4900 N Lamar BLVD
PO Box 13247
Austin, TX 78751

TEL: 800-628-5115

Alternate Phone: 512-410-6549
FAX: 512-424-4730
Program Website

Benefits Summary

A voucher program that provides financial assistance to those with disabilities that interfere with access to the telephone so that they can purchase specialized assistive equipment or services.


Telecommunications devices such as captioned phones, light flashing ring signalers, TTYs, amplified telephones, loud ringers, hands free speakerphones etc.

Eligibility Guidelines

Residents of Texas with disabilities that interfere with access to the telephone.

How to apply

Download application from web site. Contact the program for more information.