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Missouri Telecommunication Access Program (TAP)

Missouri Telecommunication Access Program (TAP)

1501 NW Jefferson St.
Blue Springs, MO 64015


Missouri’s Telecommunication Access Program (TAP) provides equipment to qualifying individuals who have problems sending or receiving phone calls, texts or emails or who have problems using the Internet because of a disability.  To get specific information, click on the program in which you are interested. 
To qualify for the Telecommunications Access Program, the applicant must:

  • Be certified by a licensed physician, audiologist, speech pathologist, hearing instrument specialist or qualified agency as unable to use traditional telecommunications equipment or computer equipment due to disability;
  • Be a resident of the state of Missouri;
  • Have access to basic telephone service for TAP-T; have a computer and internet service for TAP-I.  For the TAP Wireless pilot, you must have WiFi access or mobile phone service (depending on selected equipment). 
  • Meet financial income standards (Generally, the applicant's have an annual adjusted household income under $60,000 for two people; with $5,000 being added for each additional dependent.)