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Annual Review

• Director’s report
• Statistics for 2017/18
• Case Study
• Community Research
• Financial report

Latest News

Refugee Week starts on Monday 17th June

The theme of Refugee Week this year is You, me and those who came before #Generations It is an invitation to explore the lives of refugees – and those who have welcomed them – throughout the generations.  People escaping war and persecution have been welcomed by communities in the UK for…

Modern Slavery Act 2015 – SIS position statement

We have recently been made aware of concerns around the potential for recruitment of interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims (modern slavery). We wish to provide a level of assurance to all SIS customers. Sussex Interpreting Services are fully resolved to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We…

6th June is “What Matters to You?” Day

This campaign from the NHS aims to: encourage and support more conversations between people who provide health and social care and the individuals, families and carers who receive that care shift the focus from ‘what is wrong with you’ to ‘what matters to you’ The campaign is encouraging people to…

We offer the following services
Our community interpreters work face to face to ensure access to services for people with language support needs. They help people feel safe, heard and understood.
eLangserv allows registered users to request interpreters directly onto our booking system, view booking history and to check the status of an existing booking.
Guest Booking
Interpreting bookings for organisations not using eLangserv. Please provide as much information as possible.
Translation involves the accurate written transmission of meaning to support understanding.
Bilingual Advocacy
Bilingual advocates work with more vulnerable and isolated service users. They work with the service user to uphold their rights and support people to take control of their situation.
The Drop-in takes place between 11.00am – 1.00pm on 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. No appointment necessary.
Social Prescribing
Volunteer linguists reach out to isolated people and excluded communities to explain what services are available and how to access them.
Emergency Interpreting
We operate an emergency interpreting service 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Next Drop-in

Next Drop-in:

Tuesday 2nd June 11AM -1PM
العربية / arabic, français / french, polski / polish and español / spanish speaking Volunteer linguists are already confirmed to be there and other languages will be available on the day





We are looking for people with expertise and experience in:
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Business development and charity trading
  • Communications and marketing
  • Employment and Law

Volunteer Linguists needed


Do you speak English and Bengali, Cantonese, Farsi, Italian, Russian or Sorani?
Would you like to use your language skills to benefit others in your community?
Are you able to give approximately 3 hours each week?
SIS Year in Review

We’ve made a short film about our year at Sussex Interpreting Services, sharing some facts and figures as well as looking ahead to what’s to come.

In the year 2017-2018

we delivered


interpreting sessions



service users



different languages

photo: © Howard Davies/