Hamilton Relay announced today that they have been selected as the new provider of Captioned Telephone (CapTel®) service in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) declared that Hamilton CapTel has been awarded the contract to begin providing CapTel service to Virginians on April 1, 2011.
With this new contract, CapTel users in Virginia can look forward to the technological innovations that Hamilton CapTel provides in accessing the service. With Hamilton CapTel, individuals with hearing loss can listen and read captions of what is said to them on the display screen of a CapTel phone, much like reading captions on television. Residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia can purchase a CapTel phone or qualify to obtain one at no cost through Virginia Relay.
Hamilton CapTel is thrilled to expand its service to the users in Virginia and is currently seeking applicants for the position of Virginia Captioned Telephone Service Outreach Coordinator.