Language Assistance

Language Assistance



Operating Hours

Interpreters are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Program office is open during normal business hours.


Free interpreter services are available for all patients who need them, regardless of ability to pay.


     - Providing bilingual staff and telephonic interpreter services.
     - Providing video remote interpreting system for sign language interpretation.
     - Monitoring language service provision throughout the hospital.
     - Responding to issues concerning language service.

Please notify your nurse or doctor if you require interpretation services.

You can also contact our Language Assistance Coordinator directly at 718.250.8292. The Language Assistance Program office is only open during normal business hours, but interpreters are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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