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Emergency Interpreter Referral

 


Emergency Hotline Number: 401-586-6100


The Emergency Interpreter Referral Service is available during non-business hours such as week evenings, early mornings, weekends, and holidays for any emergencies. What constitutes as an emergency would be a state of emergency, medical, legal, mental health, and many other crisis-related incidents in the State of Rhode Island. This would enable every deaf or hard of hearing individual to communicate through sign language in a timely, accurate and effective manner with healthcare providers, mental health services, police departments, or any emergency personnel during any emergency incidents as required by the existing federal and state laws.

 

NON-EMERGENCY RELATED:
If you need interpreter but is not emergency related, please call this number, 401-222-5300 Voice, 401-222-5301 TTY, 401-354-7630 Videophone or contact via email at cdhh.interpreter@cdhh.ri.gov to make request between 8:30am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.