Sign Language Interpreting

Connections for Independent Living provides sign language interpreting throughout Northern Colorado, including Weld, Larimer, and Boulder counties as well as the Denver area.  We use qualified and certified interpreters for all services, and we seek to provide you with a positive experience.  We work to provide the best interpreter for each situation based on the language need, interpreter preference, event type, and geographic area.

Our fees for services are listed below.  Since we are a nonprofit agency, your fees support the interpreters as well as Connections’ services.  If you have questions or would like to request interpreting services, please contact us directly through email or calling.

Website:  Connectionsinterpreting.org

Email:  connectionsinterpreter@gmail.com

Deaf Services Coordinator Sarah Burnett:  (970) 402-8371

Connections Office:  (970) 352-8682 

For information on our interpreters professional conduct: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Code of Professional Conduct

Fees for Sign Language Interpreting

Weekday interpreting services: $60 per hour with a 1-hour minimum

Evenings (6pm-10pm): $70 per hour with a 1-hour minimum

Late Evenings (10pm-8am): $80 with a 1-hour minimum

Weekends: $70 per hour with a 1-hour minimum (Evenings: $80/hr, Late Evenings: $90/hr)

Holidays: $120 per hour with a 1-hour minimum (Evenings: $130/hr, Late Evenings: $140/hr)

Legal Interpreting: $80  per hour with a 2-hour minimum (Evenings: $90/hr, Late Evenings: $100/hr)

Travel Time: $20/hour prorated in 15 minute increments.  Travel time is charged on every job.

Mileage: $.50 per mile per interpreter traveling outside of their city of residence (there is no guarantee that an interpreter will be available in your area)

*NOTE: IF the interpreter travel time is over a hour and the appointment is cancelled, we will still charge for travel time due to the inability to schedule another appointment during the pre-planned traveled time. 

Miscellaneous charges:  We will charge for reimbursement for any additional charges required for the job (i.e. cost of parking, toll ways, etc.)

*NOTE:  It is at our discretion to send two interpreters if we feel the job warrants it.

We understand that life happens.  However, life must also go on.  To make it fair to everyone, if you must cancel a job with less than 24 hours notice, we will still charge for the job.  If it is a legal job, and you must cancel with less than 48 hours notice, then we will still charge.

*Please direct all cancellations directly to the Deaf Services Coordinator through email, connectionsinterpreter@gmail.com, or cell phone, at (970) 402-8371.

Surcharges:

$10 for less than 48 hours notice

$15 for less than 24 hours notice

$20 for less than 12 hours notice

You can email, call, or fill out THIS FORM to request an interpreter.  Please be prepared to provide the following information:

1. Name of person needing the interpreter

2. Your name, phone number, and email address

3. Date and time interpreter is needed

4. Duration of the assignment

5. Location where you need the interpreter

6. Purpose of appointment

7. Billing information and address

8. Additional information (not required to submit)

 

We look forward to providing you with quality sign language interpreting services!