Access News by Phone
Northern California's FREE Telephone Reader Service
Sign up as an Access News subscriber by telephone at (916) 732-4010.
To hear a demonstration call (916) 732-4000 or toll free (in California) at (800) 665-4667
With Access News, a touch-tone telephone is all you need to …
Read newspapers, magazines, and newsletters 24 hours a day, as often as you want
Check out sales at the grocery store
Search the personals section in the newspaper
Use your speaker phone to read while doing chores
Use your cell phone to read when traveling
Our most popular programs are the sales ads for Raley's, Safeway, and other grocery stores which are read each week. We also have several Olde Time Radio shows, such as Dragnet, CBS Mystery Theater, and more! Other publications include:
Volunteers are needed to record local publications. As a volunteer reader, you may read magazines, new articles, advertisements, local events, restaurant reviews, theater listings and more. You will be trained by Access News staff, and can choose to record at the agency during the day, or from your home phone at your convenience. Please call (916) 732-4010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about volunteering for this service.