Our Sign Language Interpreting Services is the lead provider of sign language interpreting, and our Community Services for the Deaf and Their Families provides statewide services of case management, information and referrals, and independent living skills for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SERVICES
For over 20 years our Community Sign Language Service has been providing medical, educational, business, legal, and community-based interpreting services throughout Connecticut. All of our interpreters are registered with the State of Connecticut according to state statue. Our certified interpreters are available 365 days of the year for all interpreting needs based on availability.
Rates vary according to the type of service required. For further information please call 888-676-8554. If you have an existing contract with us, fill out our on-line Interpreter Request Form or download our form and either fax to 203-696-0714 or email to csls@LifeBridgeCT.org.
- Professional Workshops for Interpreters
We offer professional development workshops for maintaining RID certification. For more information please contact Heather Bohman, Interpreter Coordinator at hbohman@LifeBridgeCT.org or check out our calendar of events. Click here for upcoming Interpreter Workshop.
- American Sign Language (ASL) Classes
We offer beginning and intermediate classes in American Sign Language. For more information please contact Jim Pinkston at jpinkston@LifeBridgeCT.org or click ASL Beginners, ASL Advanced Beginners or ASL Advanced for the forms for upcoming classes.
COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND THEIR FAMILIES
For over 30 years, our Deaf Outreach Service has been providing comprehensive services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals of all ages. Professional staff members are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).
Onsite Case Management provides:
- Consultation for Private and Educational Settings
- Information and Referrals
- Emergency Intervention
- Applying for Entitlements
- Independent Living Skills
LifeBridge Community Services for the Deaf and their Families also provides many social and workshop events for the Deaf Community. Click 2016 Calendar for upcoming events. For more information please contact Tammy Ennis, Deaf Outreach Coordinator @ 203-416-6104 (VP) or email tennis@LifeBridgeCT.org.