Kansas Telecommunication Access Program
(TAP) Demonstration Site
Contact: Daniel Brown
Information & Referral Specialist
The Kansas Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) is a telecommunications equipment distribution program. The program is funded pursuant to state law through the Kansas Universal Service Fund (KUSF) and is regulated by the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC). The purpose of TAP is to provide specialized equipment to Kansans with disabilities or impairments in order to access basic home telecommunication services.
Who can Apply?
Individuals who have a hearing, vision, speech, cognitive or mobility disability or impairment, or a combination of these disabilities/impairments can apply and receive equipment if the following eligibility requirements are met:
Have residency in the state of Kansas
Have telephone service in the home/residence
Have a disability or impairment in which a specialized telephone would be more helpful
Have a household gross income of less than $55,000 per year ($3,000 may be added for each dependent claimed).
As a TAP demonstration site we have various phones people can try and we assist with understanding the various telecommunications options available thu TAP. Can assist with application process and related topics.