Enhanced 911 is
a special emergency response system for people
with disabilities. When an "enhanced 911" call
is received by a 911 dispatcher, the personís
address and pertinent information about that
personís disability is displayed so that the
responders are aware of any special needs at
screens for service and distributes application
forms when appropriate.
At least one of the following conditions should
be present for eligible individuals:
- On a life support system
- Hearing disabled
- Speech disabled
- Uses a TTY telecommunication
- Cognitive impairment
- Psychiatric impairment
Enhanced 911 service
covers all eligible landline (phones that have a
wire to the customer's home) phone customers in
Connecticut regardless of which company provides
the customer's local phone service.
"Landline" includes cable phone service.
Cellular (wireless/mobile) phones are NOT served
by Enhanced 911.
TO FIND PROVIDERS IN
CONNECTICUT'S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by service
Assistance Notification Services
SOURCE: Refer database
PREPARED BY: 211/lb
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: March2013