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Toll-free: 800.257.1705 (v/tty)


Free Smoke Alarms and Alert Equipment for Hearing Impaired

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The Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT) has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to install smoke alarms and alert equipment in the homes of individuals with a documented disability of:

To qualify, applicants must have a professional attest to their disability as part of their completed application.

OkAT partners with Oklahoma ABLE Tech and Fire Protection Publications at Oklahoma State University to offer this free program to Oklahomans.

Program Features:

News Channel 6 interviews smoke alarm program recipient:

How Do You Apply?

To qualify, applicants must provide proof of disability along with their completed application.

You may submit your application online or download and send to Oklahoma ABLE Tech by mail, fax, or email. You may also call us and we will send an application to you.

Oklahoma ABLE Tech
1514 W. Hall of Fame | Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 800.257.1705 (v/tty) | 405.252.1012
Fax: 405.744.2487
Email: abletech@okstate.edu

Note: Program available while supplies last.

What If You Don’t Qualify? 

If you do not meet the qualifications of being deaf or hard of hearing, there are resources available to help you personally install the same technology.

First Alert Model – Purchase at your local home improvement store.

Gentex Model 7139 LS (Approx. Value $169 each plus shipping/handling)
Vendor contact: Harris Communication
Phone: (800) 825-6758 (voice) or (800) 825-9187 (tyy)
15155 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-2277
www.harriscomm.comLifetone Alert Device

Lifetone Model HLAC 150 (Approx. $149 each plus shipping/handling)
Vendor contact: Lifetone Technology
Phone: (800) 648-7923
800 Research Parkway, Suite 339, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

The total cost of installing your own smoke alarm could range between $350 and $400 for the equipment, if you do not qualify for the free installment. If you cannot afford the cost upfront Oklahoma ABLE Tech's Bank Loan can help you structure your financing.

Fire Safety Resources

For Consumers:

Additional Fire Safety Resources by Fire Protection Publications

For Fire Department Personnel and Emergency Responders:

Training Courses and Materials:

Additional Fire Safety Resources by Fire Protection Publications