Low Income Guideline | Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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JoAnne Hirsch,
Communications Technology Program Manager
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To qualify and receive telecommunication equipment for the deaf and hard of hearing, the applicant’s income must be less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines based on family size as indicated by the United States Department of Health and Human services. The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program income guidelines are 400% of the Federal Poverty Level and can be found on the application.


Below is the 300% FPL for Colorado:


Persons in Family Colorado
1 $36,180
2 $48,720
3 $61,260
4 $73,800
5 $86,340
6 $98,7188
7 $111,420
8 $123,960
For each additional Person, add $12,540