Contractor in WA State

 

Washington State agencies are obligated to provide sign language interpreters upon request to deaf or hard of hearing individuals who are seeking accessible government services.  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

Interpreter Contact Information Service Hours
    Open 24/7

 
M-F   8 - 5  
            

Emergency     Appointments Available Holidays
Roxie Andrews
Fircrest,  WA
(253) 861-5251 (V) 
jandrews16@juno.com 
Contract # 1548-29959
Contract Amendment
Yes     Yes
Alyson Boote
Seattle, WA
(206) 883-8127 (V) 
alysonboote@gmail.com
Contract # 1648-54329
Contract Amendment
Yes     Yes
Katherine Bunze
Spokane, WA
(509) 475-5597 (V)
katherinebunze@msn.com
kathybunze@gmail.com
Contract #1548-29964
Contract Amendment
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shelly Hansen
West Richland, WA
(509) 554-0564 (V)
ASLiSHansen@gmail.com
Contract #1748-95016 
Contract Amendment
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Jane A. Kosanovich
Olympia, WA

(253) 759-0696 (V)
(206) 203-4247 Fax 
janeterps@gmail.com
Contract # 1548-29954
Contract Amendment
Yes     Yes
Michael E. Kosanovich
Olympia, WA
(253) 686-6657 (V) 
(206) 203-4247 Fax 
mekosanovich@gmail.com
aslmichaelterp@net-venture.com
Contract # 1548-29880
Contract Amendment 
Yes   Yes Yes
Polly MacLean
Lakewood, WA
(253) 381-3547 (V) 
2pollym@gmail.com 
polly.mac@comcast.net 
Contract #1548-29882 
Contract Amendment
Yes     Yes
Paula Meyer
Richland, WA
(513) 505-9496 (V)
paula.meyer2012@yahoo.com
Contract # 1648-56120
Contract Amendment
  Yes   Yes
Jennifer Pfeil
Bothell, WA
(425) 273-7267 (V)
jennpfeil85@gmail.com

Contract #1848-19970
Contract
Amendment
    

  Yes   Yes
Sarah Rasmussen
Tacoma, WA
(253) 222-3725 (V)
(253) 537-4125 Fax
2sarahras@gmail.com 
Contract # 1548-29994
Contract Amendment 
Yes     No

Interpreter Referral Agencies 

Agency Contact Information Service Hours
    Open 24/7

 

M-F    8 - 5 
           

Emergencies    
Appointments
Available Holidays
All Hands Community Interpreting Services 

STATEWIDE

 

(360) 897-8300 
(360) 897-8301 
(360) 897-8302 Fax 

allhandscis@centurytel.net 
Contract # 1548-29878
Contract Amendment
Yes  

YES

 
ASL Professionals

STATEWIDE

(253) 759-7653
(509) 895-7136 Fax

aslprofessionals@comcast.net 
Contract # 1548-29876
Contract Amendment

Yes      

Away With Words Interpreter Services, LLC

SPOKANE & STEVENS

(509) 935-6224 
awaywithwordsasl@gmail.com 
Contract # 1548-29136
Contract Amendment
  Yes    

CODAs Plus

CLARK, COWLITZ & SKAMANIA

(360) 947-5100
codasplus@comcast.net
Contract # 1548-29972
Contract Amendment
Yes      
Columbia Language Services

KING, SNOHOMISH, THURSTON, KITSAP, LEWIS, MASON & PIERCE

(360) 896-3881 
(888) 202-3301 
(360) 896-4074 Fax 

info@columbia-language.com 
Contract # 1548-29966
Contract Amendment 
Yes      
Cross Cultural Communications

KING, SNOHOMISH, THURSTON, KITSAP, LEWIS, MASON & PIERCE

(253) 447-2000
(253) 447-2041 Fax

ccc@crossculturalcom.us
Contract # 1548-29968
Contract Amendment

Yes      

DeafBlind Service Center (DBSC)

KING

No Phone- email only
DBterps@seattledbsc.org 
Contract # 1848- 32080

  Yes    

Evergreen Interpreting & Translating Services

REGION 3
 

(360) 954-5114
(360) 844-6257 Fax

evergreeninterpreting@comcast.net
Contract #1548-44201
Contract Amendment

 

Yes      

HandDancer Interpreter Services

Island, San Juan,
Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom

(360) 383-2293
(360) 739-3878 
(360) 383-2274 Fax 
hnddncr@aol.com
Contract  # 1548-29974
Contract Amendment
Yes      

Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center

STATEWIDE

(206) 632-7100 Voice
(206) 445-7434 Videophone
(206) 632-0405 Fax 
(866) 688-7100 Toll Free Voice
interpreting@HSDC.org
Contract # 1548-29319
Contract Amendment
  Yes    
NEXUS

REGION 1

(509) 328-9220 
(509) 327-4622 Fax 

director@nexus.INW.com
info@nexusINW.com
IS@nexusINW.com
Contract # 1548-29870
Contract Amendment
Yes      

THAT!  Interpreting Services of Deaf & DeafBlind, Inc.

STATEWIDE

(516) 506-0058 Videophone
(516) 243-8975
(516) 640-5016 Fax
request@tisddb.com  
Contract # 1848-19845
Contract Amendment

Yes      
Universal Language Service

STATEWIDE

(425) 454-8074
(888) 462-0500 
(877) 516-4347 Fax
Scheduling@ULSonline.net
Contract # 1548-29879
Contract Amendment
Yes  

YES

Yes