Enhanced 911 is a special emergency response system for people with disabilities. When an “enhanced 911” call is received by a 911 dispatcher, the person’s address and pertinent information about that person’s disability is displayed so that the responders are aware of any special needs at that address.
2-1-1 screens for service and distributes application forms when appropriate.
At least one of the following conditions should be present for eligible individuals:
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 name: Special Assistance Notification Services
SOURCE: iCarol database
PREPARED BY: 211/mm
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: March2021