Booking Sign Language Interpreters

Pre-book a sign language interpreter – on-site or video remote

  • Please make your request a minimum of 3 business days in advance
  • Interpreters are available during business hours, evenings, weekends and over holidays
  • Anyone can request the service
  • Request on-site interpreting or video remote interpreting (VRI)
  • Usually deaf or hard of hearing individuals do not pay for interpreting services

Contact:
Monday to Thursday - 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 1-855-656-3748
TTY: 1-877-843-0368
Skype: callois.chs
E-mail: requests@oischs.ca
Fax: 1-855-656-3750

Emergency requests
In cases of a sudden, unforeseen crisis that requires immediate attention:

  • Emergency services are offered 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year
  • Emergencies may occur in: hospital emergency rooms; after-hours medical clinics; crisis centres; shelters; Police services; court settings; and child welfare cases
  • Emergency Interpreting Services may not be available at all times in all regions
  • Anyone can request the service

Contact:
Phone: 1-866-256-5142
TTY: 1-866-831-4657
E-mail: ois@answerplus.ca
SMS/Text: 905-971-0564 (charges may apply)

 


Related Links:
   Ontario Interpreter Services
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