NJ Relay & CapTel Advisory Board
Robert Robinson, Chair
Disability Rights New Jersey
NJ Division of the Rate Counsel
Phil Jacob, Vice-Chair
NJ Deaf News
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
NJ Relay Administrator
Sylvia Del Vecchio
NJ Division of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
NJ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NJ DDHH)
NJ DDHH is a state agency that provides education, advocacy and direct services to eliminate barriers for New Jersey residents who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. NJ DDHH also promotes increased accessibility to programs, services, and information routinely available to the New Jersey population.
Qualified individuals may receive assistive communication devices free of charge through the NJ DDHH Equipment Distribution Program.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 has a significant impact on people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind or those with a Speech Disability in ensuring them equal telephone access. Below are relevant links pertaining to the provision of Telecommunications Relay Service and the strict requirements of confidentiality when making or receiving Relay or CapTel calls: