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
University Place,  WA
(253) 861-5251 
jandrews16@juno.com 
Contract # 1548-29959
Contract Amendment
Yes      
Paula Bazinet 
Kennewick, WA

(509) 851-8848
paulabazinet@gmail.com
paulabazinet@yahoo.com
Contract # 1548-29993
Contract Amendment 

Yes      
Alyson Boote
Seattle, WA
(206) 883-8127 
alysonboote@gmail.com
Contract # 1648-54329
Contract Amendment
Yes      
Katherine E. Bunze
Spokane, WA
(509) 475-5597 
katherinebunze@msn.com
kathybunze@gmail.com
Contract # 1548-29964
Contract Amendment 
Yes      

Ginevra Deianni
Seattle, WA

gmedusa@gmail.com
Contract #1748-80780
Yes      
Shelly Hansen
West Richland, WA
(509) 554-0564
ASLiSHansen@gmail.com
Contract #1748-95016 
  Yes Yes Yes

Jane A. Kosanovich
Olympia, WA

(253) 759-0696
(206) 203-4247 Fax 
janeterps@gmail.com
Contract # 1548-29954
Contract Amendment
Yes      
Michael E. Kosanovich
Olympia, WA
(253) 686-6657 
(206) 203-4247 Fax 
mekosanovich@gmail.com
aslmichaelterp@net-venture.com
Contract # 1548-29880
Contract Amendment 
Yes      
Polly MacLean
Lakewood, WA
(253) 381-3547 
2pollym@gmail.com 
polly.mac@comcast.net 
Contract #1548-29882 
Contract Amendment
Yes      
Paula Meyer
Richland, WA
(513) 505-9496
paula.meyer2012@yahoo.com
Contract # 1648-56120
Contract Amendment
  Yes    
Sarah Rasmussen
Tacoma, WA
(253) 222-3725 
(253) 537-4165 
2sarahras@gmail.com 
Contract # 1548-29994
Contract Amendment 
Yes      
Laurie Reinhardt
Seattle, WA

206-941-7619
206-937-6922 Fax
larrpager@gmail.com
Contract #1748-80779

  Yes    
Verna Siegel
Centralia, WA                            
(360) 280-8112 
(360) 736-6742 Fax 
verna.siegel@gmail.com
Contract # 1548-29953
Contract Amendment              
Yes      

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      

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, SNONOMISH & WHATCOM

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

Signing Resources and Interpreters

CLARK

(877) 512-2246 Voice & Fax
(360) 334-5143 Videophone
request@signingresources.com
Contract #1548-43808
Contract Amendment

  Yes    
SignOn
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center

STATEWIDE

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

  Yes    

TERP Sign Language Services, LLC

REGION 2 & REGION 3

(425) 687-0413
(425) 687-8540 Fax
Contract #1648-55331
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