Agency: Fraser Health Authority
- interpretation or written translation provided in over 60 different languages and dialects for patients, clients, or residents across our communities
- sign language interpreters available for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard-of-hearing persons and are provided through a provincial program
Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria
Open to all patients
- to access this service, patient needs to inform the healthcare provider when he / she schedules an appointment that requires the use of language services
- for unexpected and unscheduled visits, patient can request the service from a staff member on the care team
Start Dates / Duration
Program Fee: FREE
Contact Information: Your health care provider can call the Provincial Language Service at 604- 297-8400 or 1-877-228-2557 for more information. You can also call if you want to know more about interpreter services.
Interpreters meet clients at local hospitals or specialists’ offices.