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State & Local Disability Services

All phone numbers are area code (910) unless otherwise noted

 

American Council of the Blind .................... 1-800-424-8666
http://www.acb.org/
National information, referral, and consumer advocacy group.

AT&T (formerly BellSouth)
Telecommunications Center for Customers with Disabilities.................... 1-800-855-4000
North Carolina Telecommunications Relay Service.................... 7-1-1
Relay NC.................... 1-800-735-8262
TTY/TTD.................... 1-800-676-3777 or 1-800-735-2962
AT&T Special Needs http://www.att.com/gen/general?pid=10190
Billing inquiries, to apply for reduced rates on long-distance calls carried by AT&T (for people whose disability requires use of a text telephone), to request a copy of the text telephone (TTY) directory, and other services for customers with disabilities. Some long-distance companies offer special rates, free services, or special equipment for people with disabilities; call your long-distance company to inquire.

AT&T (formerly BellSouth)
Operator Assistance and Directory Assistance TTY (for deaf only).................... 1-800-855-1155
http://www.att.com/gen/general?pid=10210
There is a charge for these services. Call your long-distance company for information about how to apply for free long-distance TTY Directory Assistance.

AT&T (formerly BellSouth) TTY Directory.................... 1-800-982-2891
TTY (for deaf only).................... 1-800-251-5325
Directory of TTY (teletype and text telephone) residential and business numbers for nine-state Southeastern U.S. region.

Department of Motor Vehicles.................... 350-2005 (North) or 251-5747 (South)
(North): DMV Building, US 17N, One Station Road, 28405
(South): 2390 B-5 Carolina Beach Road, 28401
Form (.pdf): http://www.ncdot.org/dmv/vehicle_services/licenseplates/handicapped.html
To apply for a handicapped license or placard, print form for physician to complete. Call for information on application process and costs.

EMERGENCY (Voice and TTY).................... 911

Public Safety Communications Center Website http://www.dane911.com/

New Hanover County Aging Department http://www.nhcgov.com/AgnAndDpt/AGNG/Pages/DeptInfo.aspx

North Carolina Division of Aging http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/aging/

Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing - Wilmington Regional Resource Center.................... 1-800-205-9915 or TTY 1-800-205-9916
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh/rrc/wilmington/wilmington.htm

North Carolina ADA Leadership Network
http://www.sedbtac.org/ada/se_region/se_regionTemplate.cfm?st=NC
Resource Center on the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)

Relay North Carolina
http://www.relaync.com/
Relay North Carolina is a free service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled.

New Hanover County Public Library.................... 256-5374
There are five libraries in the NHCPL system. The Main Library and the Law Library are in downtown Wilmington. The Northeast Branch