Assistive Listening devices available in Brookline

Assistive Listening Devices are now available for resident use at Town of Brookline meetings and events. Assistive Listening Devices are amplifiers that bring sound directly into the ear that are frequently used by individual with hearing impairments. They separate the sounds, particularly speech, that a person wants to hear from background noise. They improve what is known as the “speech to noise ratio.”

The Town of Brookline has (2) FM Assistive Listening Device Transmitter and (4) receivers that are available for public use for any Town of Brookline public meeting or event. The Assistive Listening Device Kit is located at the Public Safety Building at 350 Washington St. Users may pick up devices themselves or alert the Town employee or chairperson of the meeting or public that they require a device for accessibility.

  • Users, or Town affiliate, may sign the transmitter and receiver(s) out for a maximum of 8 hours.
    Users, or Town affiliate, must sign the equipment back in.
  • When signing the equipment out, users, or Town affiliate, must leave a name and contact number. No ID is necessary.
  • Users, or Town affiliates, may contact the front desk at the Public Safety Office (617)730-2699 to check availability.

If you have any questions regarding this Notice or the Assistive Listening Device, please contact Caitlin Haynes at 617-730-2345 or at

See the official notice here.

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