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SC Equipment Distribution Program (SCEDP)
1401 Main Street, Suite 825
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-737-0808
Fax: 803-737-0842

Jordyn Funderburk, Outreach Coordinator

Organizational mission or general goals:
Provide telecommunications equipment for qualifying, permanent residents of South Carolina who have difficulty hearing or speaking over a standard telephone. The S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS)administers the SCEDP program and Stephen Williamson is the SCEDP Director.

Primary services provided:
Provides a diverse array of telecommunication equipment (amplified telephones, alerting devices, etc), and installations and trainings free of charge to customers.

Primary clientele served:
Qualifying disabilities are: deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind, blind-low vision with hearing loss, OR speech impaired. Seniors with late onset hearing loss qualify for free equipment.

Employees and/or volunteers:
Five (4) full time employees and 4 contractual employees.

Staff members eligible for professional credentialing and credentialed staff members employed:

Clients/patients/participants served each year:
Approximately 4,000 devices are distributed each year.

Organization accredited or certified by an outside agency or association:
State Department of Education

Special services or pricing for senior citizens:
SCEDP is a free, state supported program for senior citizens and individuals who qualify for services. No income level restrictions. Equipment is shipped free of charge. Installations and Trainings provided, if customer makes a request, at no charge to the client.

Senior citizens must complete an application and have the form certified by a licensed professional certifier (Audiologist, Hearing Aid Specialist, Doctor/Physician, Speech Language Pathologist, Physician's Assistant, OR Advanced Practice Registered Nurse). The applicant must provide an ID as proof of S.C. residence and a copy of a page of their telephone bill to prove they have a telephone line in their place of residence.
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