Interpreters

Description: Individuals who convert written language text or oral language statements into another language or facilitate communication between people who are deaf or hard of hearing and people who can hear by converting between spoken communication and sign language. (AIRS Interpreters/Translators YO-1550.3400)

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Boise, ID

Boise, ID 83702
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Address: Boise, ID 83702
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Services Provided: This site is the product of a community based effort to increase access to language interpreter and translator services for providers serving limited English speaking individuals within the community.

The information in this directory is provided by the interpreters themselves. We make no claim, expressed or implied, as to the performance of the interpreters and/or qualifications. We respect the privacy of our interpreters and share only the information given to us and we do not verify this information.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division Family & Community Services
Address: 1720 Westgate Dr
Suite A2
Boise, ID 83704
Phone: 208-334-0879
Fax: 208-334-0952
Eligibility: The Council serves as an advocate for all Idahoans who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Services Provided: The Council provides direct services and is involved in public and private sector programs and policies as they relate to persons with hearing impairments. The Council's goal is to improve the quality of life for Idahoans who are deaf or hard of hearing by providing services such as newsletters, brochures, workshops on communication access, information and referral, advocacy, assistive device demonstration centers and workshops, and by coordinating and advocating for increases in services and access to services provided by other agencies. The Council serves as a resource for other state agencies regarding the needs of persons with hearing impairments and how to meet those needs.

The Council provides demonstration and loan of assistive devices for people who are deaf or hard of hearing through demonstration centers throughout Idaho. There are 7 centers located in Moscow, Boise, Twin Falls, Idaho State University, Caldwell, Coeur D'Alene and Idaho Falls. The Council has a small grant program administered by United Cerebral Palsy to help people purchase assistive devices. Application can be made at the demonstration and loan centers.

Numerous brochures are available from the Council on the requirements of the ADA Act for public and private agencies to provide reasonable accommodations and communication access for Idahoans who are deaf or hard of hearing; a statewide directory of sign language and oral interpreters; Help and Hope, a Resource Guide for Parents of a Child with a Hearing Loss; Opportunity, a newsletter published quarterly.

Find a sign language interpreter, go online to: http://www.cdhh.idaho.gov/interpreting_services.htm
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Address: Boise, ID 83705
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Services Provided: ONLINE: The Refugee Resource Guide for health care professionals is designed to assist you when caring for refugee clients in the Treasure Valley of Idaho. Each page of this website addresses different issues that you might encounter while providing care to this population. Helpful links to additional resources are included.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Address: Boise, ID
Toll Free Phone: 800-373-3411
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Online Resource: DO NOT MAIL:
3 digit numbers, sometimes referred to as "N11" numbers, are phone numbers designated by the FCC for various community service organizations. Here is a list of 3 digit numbers and their function in Idaho.

2-1-1 Idaho CareLine Referral service for non-emergency community health and human resources in Idaho.

3-1-1 Reserved for non-emergency law enforcement use.
Note: This number is not currently activated in Idaho.

4-1-1 Telephone directory assistance.
Note: Charges may apply for the call.

5-1-1 Travel Information and Road Conditions.

6-1-1 Electric Lightwave Service Center
For telephone repair or pay phone repair

7-1-1 Idaho Telecommunications Relay Service 1-800-368-6185
For the hearing impaired

8-1-1 Dig-Line Protection Utility Service of Idaho.
For location of underground utilities prior to digging.

9-1-1 Emergency assistance.


Some 3 digit numbers may not work on some phone service providers' network. Please contact your phone service provider if you have problems reaching any of the above 3 digit numbers.

3 digit number functions may vary depending upon what state you dial from.
You can contact the 2-1-1 Idaho Careline for information hotline numbers for your state. By phone: 1-800-926-2588
Online: www.idahocareline.org Keyword: "800 Other State Hotlines"

Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 6/1/2013

Coeur D Alene, ID

1000 W Garden Ave
Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-665-4520
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Organization Name: North Idaho College
Address: 1000 W Garden Ave
Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-665-4520
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Eligibility: NIC students with disabilites
Services Provided: Available services for students with disabilites: note takers/scribes, interpreters for Deaf, Braille, audio books/tests, referral services, assistive technology, adaptive equipment, extended time for tests & accessible facilities - eligible for services: a person with a physical, mental, or sensory impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; is perceived to have such an impairment, or has a record of such an impairment
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and Blind
Address: 2101 Lakewood
Suite 224
Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-661-9122
Eligibility: Vision 20/70 or worse, permanent hearing loss
Services Provided: A regional outreach program serving students with vision and/or hearing loss, birth through high school. Consultative & direct services for families and school district personnel. Residential classes are offered in Gooding for students K-12.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/27/2018

Dalton Gardens, ID

Organization Name: Disability Action Center Northwest, Inc.
Address: 7560 N Government Way
Suite 1
Dalton Gardens, ID 83815
Phone: 208-664-9896
Fax: 208-666-1362
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: The Disability Action Center provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support and independent living skills training to people with disabilities and the community. Personal assistant services in the home are also available.

Information available on:
ADA, fair housing, access issues/discrimination, Independent living issues, transportation, personal assistants, sign language interpreters, community services, coping strategies, Social Security, vocational rehabilitation, Medicare and Medicaid, and assistive technology for people with hearing impairment.

Personal Assistance services in the Home are available.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Gooding, ID

Organization Name: Resources for the Deaf and Blind
Address: 1450 Main St.
Gooding, ID 83330
Phone: 208-934-4457
Fax: 208-934-8352
Eligibility: Vision 20/70 or worse, permanent hearing loss
Services Provided: The IESDB provides a continuum of educational services for children ages 0-26 in the State of Idaho who have significant hearing or vision loss. The IESDB operates a preK-12th grade school, with an available residential component, named the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind (ISDB). The IESDB further offers the expertise of Certified Specialized Teachers through the Outreach Program. The Outreach program serves infants and their families with an in-home program and helps school age students, schools and other agencies statewide to help students gain independence through education and accommodation depending on their need.

Vision/Hearing Referrals:
Provide vision and hearing consultations and referrals for children 0-21.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Lewiston, ID

1118 F St
Suite 305
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-661-9893
Address: 1118 F St
Suite 305
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-661-9893
Eligibility: Vision 20/70 or worse, permanent hearing loss
Services Provided: A regional outreach program serving students with vision and/or hearing loss, birth through 26 years of age. Consultative & direct services for families and school district personnel. Residential classes are offered in Gooding for students K-12.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Meridian, ID

2545 N Waggle Place
Meridian, ID 83642
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Address: 2545 N Waggle Place
Meridian, ID 83642
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Services Provided: TRS Provider: Hamilton Telecommunications
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) allows people who have
a hearing loss or speech disability to communicate over the telephone with standard
telephone users. Individuals with hearing or speech difficulties use the Internet or a
Text Telephone (TTY) or other assistive telecommunications device to call a
relay center. A Communication Assistant answers the call and
then places another call to the telephone number the person wishes to reach. The
Communication Assistant then translates and relays conversations confidentially by
converting voice information to typed communication and reading aloud typed
messages to hearing persons.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: Resources for the Deaf and Blind
Address: 3071 E Franklin Rd
Suite 212
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 208-473-4143
Fax: 208-855-0145
Eligibility: Vision 20/70 or worse, permanent hearing loss
Services Provided: A regional outreach program serving students with vision and/or hearing loss, birth through high school. Consultative & direct services for families and school district personnel. Residential classes are offered in Gooding for students K-12.

For additional information go to website.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/27/2018

Moscow, ID

Address: 505 N Main St
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-883-0523
Fax: 208-883-0524
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: The Disability Action Center provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support and independent living skills training to people with disabilities and the community.

Information available on:
ADA, fair housing, access issues/discrimination, Independent living issues, transportation, personal assistants, sign language interpreters, community services, coping strategies, Social Security, vocational rehab, Medicare and Medicaid, and assistive technology for people with hearing impairments.

*1 month free loans- devices that amplify sound and improve understanding of speech for: telephone, personal conversations, television, and speakers at meetings. After 1 month clients may apply for a grant.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Nampa, ID

Address: 320 11th Ave S
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: 208-466-1077
Eligibility: Medicaid and Self-Pay
Services Provided: Chatterbox is an Idaho based, 100% therapist owned speech and language center. Chatterbox provides speech & language services to children ages birth-21 years of age. Chatterbox provides individualized assessment and treatment based on the needs of every child.

Speech delays & disorders, hearing impairments, autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, auditory process disorders, cochlear implants, feeding difficulties, oral-motor difficulties, voice disorders, learning disabilities, phonological awareness & reading difficulties, receptive & expressive language delays & disorders.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/31/2018

Pocatello, ID

427 N. Main
Suite J
Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: 208-236-6057
Organization Name: Resources for the Deaf and Blind
Address: 427 N. Main
Suite J
Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: 208-236-6057
TDD: 208-236-6057
Eligibility: Vision 20/70 or worse, permanent hearing loss
Services Provided: A regional outreach program serving students with vision and/or hearing loss, birth through high school. Consultative & direct services for families and school district personnel. Residential classes are offered in Gooding for students K-12.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Twin Falls, ID

355 4th Ave West
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-734-8700
Organization Name: La Posada Inc
Address: 355 4th Ave West
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-734-8700
Fax: 208-735-7474
Eligibility: Contact for eligibility.
Services Provided: La Posada has been providing services to the Hispanic Community since 1993 and is an outgrowth of Sr. RoseMary Boessen's 12 years of ministry to this population in Twin Falls, ID. La Posada assists immigrants with Immigration applications, translation of documents, and social services.

Low income tax clinic open year round.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/2/2018

CA

San Diego, CA

4201 Mt Voss Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
Phone: 800-284-1043
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Organization Name: Network Interpreting Service
Address: 4201 Mt Voss Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
Phone: 800-284-1043
Fax: 815-425-9244
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Eligibility: American Sign Language interpreting services for medical, government, legal, educational, business, convention, and personal settings
Services Provided: Network Interpreting Service coordinates and supplies American Sign Language interpreting services for medical, government, legal, educational, business, convention, and personal settings. Focused in the areas of California, Idaho, northern Nevada, northern Arizona and Colorado Springs utilizing both staff and freelance interpreters. Staffing is gradually extending to other cities and states.

If you are an interpreter seeking employment, please contact us by email,or fill out the online freelance registration form, or staff interpreter application.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

WA

Spokane, WA

2707 E 36th Ave
Suite B
Spokane, WA 99223
Phone: 208-661-1491
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Address: 2707 E 36th Ave
Suite B
Spokane, WA 99223
Phone: 208-661-1491
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Services Provided: Myriam Oppenheim interprets for Court, Medical, and Social Services needs in Spanish, French, and German. She has specific training for Court and Medical, and Social Services.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018