Deaf Outreach and Interpreting Services

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 certified and 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 or download our Interpreter Request 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.
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Classes
    We offer beginning and intermediate classes in American Sign Language. For more information please contact Jim Pinkson at jpinkston@LifeBridgeCT.org or click here to see upcoming events.

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
  • Advocacy

LifeBridge Community Services for the Deaf and their Families also provides many social and workshop events for the Deaf Community. For more information please contact Tammy Ennis, Deaf Outreach Coordinator @ 203-416-6104 (VP)/866-237-3052(VP) or email tennis@LifeBridgeCT.org. Click here for workshop and social events