Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program (NSTEP)
Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program (NSTEP) is a program that provides free equipment for Nebraska residents with qualifying disabilities that interfere with the use of the telephone. Individuals who are experiencing difficulty using their current telephone equipment are encouraged to apply to receive assistive equipment through the Nebraska Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Program.
The program is offered as an outreach service of the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in partnership with the Nebraska Public Service Commission.
What Type of Equipment and Services Are Available?
The program provides a wide range of equipment. Some examples of the equipment include
- amplified telephones,
- wireless cell phones, and
- alerting devices.
Training and equipment installation is provided at no charge.
Who Qualifies for the Program?
Nebraska residents who have phone service in their home and a certified disability that causes difficulty using a standard telephone are qualified.
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