Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

Sign Language Interpreter Contractors

Washington State agencies are obligated to provide sign language interpreters upon request to deaf or hard of hearing individuals who are seeking access to information, programs or services state agencies provide to the public.  ODHH administers the statewide contracts to purchase sign language interpreter services.  ODHH also monitors contractual compliance including quality of services, certification of interpreters, and adherence to best practices.

Using the Service

The statewide contracts with sign language interpreters and referral agencies are available for all DSHS Requesters, as well as other departments, government agencies and organizations qualified to use the Washington State Master Contracts Usage Agreement.

This is a list of all the available contractors in Washington State   

Sign Language Interpreter Service Hours                                                                                                                                                             

 

All contractors are available Monday through Friday; 8 am - 5 pm. Some are available at nights,
weekends, and holidays. A few offer services 24 hours/7 days a week (24/7) and available for
emergency appointments.

Emergency Appointment” is an appointment in a legal, medical (non-Medicaid), Child Protective Services (CPS), or Adult Protective Service (APS) context that for which the Contractor receives an authorized request with a lead time of four hours or less.

Independent Contractors

Name/ResidencePhoneEmailService HourDownload
Andrews, Roxie
Fircrest, WA
(253) 861-5251 V
jandrews16@juno.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Boote, Alyson
Seattle, WA
(206) 883-8127 V
alysonboote@gmail.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Bunze, Katherine
Spokane, WA
(509) 475-5597 V
(509) 747-6508 V
kathybunze@gmail.com
katherinebunze@msn.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Hansen, Shelly
West Richland, WA
(509) 554-0564 V
ASLiSHansen@gmail.com
24/7
8-5 Weekdays
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Kosanovich, Jane
Olympia, WA
(253) 759-0696 V
Janeterps@gmail.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Kosanovich, Michael
Olympia, WA
(253) 686-6657 V
mekosanovich@gmail.com
aslmichaelterp@net-venture.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
MacLean, Polly
Tacoma, WA
(253) 381-3547 V
(253) 584-1462
2pollym@gmail.com
polly.mac@comcast.net
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Meyer, Paula
Richland, WA
(513) 505-9496 V
paula.meyer2012@yahoo.com
8-5 Weekdays
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Pfeil, Jennifer
Bothell, WA
(425) 273-7267 V
jennpfeil85@gmail.com
8-5 Weekdays
Holidays
Contract
Amendment
Rasmussen, Sarah
Tacoma, WA
(253) 222-3725
2sarahras@gmail.com
24/7
Contract
Amendment
Reinhardt, Laurie
Seattle, WA
(206) 941-7619 V
(206) 937-6922 FAX
larrpager@gmail.com
Contract
Amendment
Siegel, Verna
Centralia, WA
(360) 280-8112 V
(360) 736-6742 FAX
verna.siegel@gmail.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment

Interpreter Referral Agencies

Agency/CoveragePhoneEmailService HourDownload
All Hands Community Interpreting Services
(360) 897-8300 V
(360) 897-8302 FAX
allhandscis@centurytel.net
8-5 Weekdays
Contract
Amendment(s)
ASL Professionals
(253) 759-7653 V
(509) 895-7136 FAX
aslprofessionals@comcast.net
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
Away With Words Interpreting Services, LLC
(509) 935-6224 V
(888) 779-0432 FAX
awaywithwordsasl@gmail.com
8-5 Weekdays
Contract
Amendment(s)
CODAs Plus
(360) 947-5100 V
(360) 258-3140 FAX
codasplus@comcast.net
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
Columbia Language Services
(360) 896-3881 V
(360) 896-4074 V/FAX
info@columbia-language.com
officestaff@columbia-language.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
Cross Cultural Communications, Inc.
(253) 447-2000 V
(800) 893-5258 V
ccc@crossculturalcom.us
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
DeafBlind Service Center
(206) 323-9178
jengler@seattledbsc.org
8-5 Weekdays
Contract
Amendment(s)
HandDancer Interpreter Services
(360) 383-2293 V
(360) 383-2274 FAX
hndncr@aol.com
kbuckmo@aol.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
HSDC
(206) 632-7100 V
(206) 445-7434 VP
Interpreting@hsdc.org
8-5 Weekdays
Contract
Amendment(s)
NEXUS Inland NW
(509) 328-3728 V
(800) 214-3323 V/TTY
IS@nexusinw.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
TERP Sign Language Services
(425) 687-0413
24/7
Contract
Amendment(s)
THAT! Interpreting Services of Deaf & DeafBlind
(516) 506-0058 V
request@tisddb.com
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)
Universal Language Service, Inc.
(425) 454-8072 V
(888) 462-0500 V
Scheduling@ULSonLine.net
24/7
Holidays
Contract
Amendment(s)