Standard telephone users can easily initiate calls to TTY, VCO, HCO or STS users. The Relay Operator will type the hearing person's spoken words to the TTY, VCO, HCO or STS user and read back the typed replies by voice to the hearing individual.

711 or 800-855-1000

RELAY SERVICE FOR VOICE CALLERS

How to contact a person with a hearing loss:

 

  • Dial 711 or 800-855-1000.

  • You will hear a voice recording telling you to press "1" to make a relay call.

  • Give the Relay Operator the area code and telephone number you wish to call and any further instructions.

  • The Relay Operator will process your call, relaying exactly what the TTY user is typing. The Relay Operator will relay what you say back to the person with a hearing loss.

 

How to contact a person with a speech disability:

 

  • Dial 711 or 800-855-1000.

  • You will hear a voice recording telling you to press "3" to make a relay call to a person who has a speech disability.

  • Give the Relay Operator the area code and telephone number you wish to call and any further instructions.

  • The Relay Operator will process your call.

 

 

For Spanish-speaking callers:

 

711 or 800-582-2544

 

Mississippi Relay offers Spanish relay service for our Spanish-speaking customers. Users with hearing loss can type in Spanish and the conversations will be relayed in Spanish or English to the called party.

 

  • You will hear a voice recording telling you to press 2 to make a Spanish relay call.

  • Give the Relay Operator the area code and telephone number you wish to call and any further instructions.

  • The Relay Operator will process your call, relaying exactly what the TTY user is typing. The Relay Operator will relay what you say back to the person with a hearing loss.

Need Information?

Do you need more information, or have a question or suggestion about the Mississippi Relay Service?

 

Let us know!

TIPS FOR HEARING CALLERS

  • Be sure to talk directly to your caller.

  • Avoid saying "tell him" or "tell her."

  • Say "GA" or "Go Ahead" at the end of your response.

 

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