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Annual Review

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

Latest News

Charity Ethical Principles

The NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) published an important set of Charity Ethical Principles in January 2019. The SIS Management Committee discussed the 4 Principles and decided to adopt them at their meeting on Valentines Day 2019! Beneficiaries First Integrity Openness Right To Be Safe These principles aim to…

Wonderful AGM!

#SISAGM19 – The SIS AGM is a showcase for our services and values. It is a great opportunity to celebrate achievements and connect with each other across language and community. This year we also decided to arrange our Customer Service Excellence visit at our AGM.  This worked very well and…

World Class!

Customers and stakeholders attending our AGM last week voted SIS WORLD CLASS! On the same day our Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Assessor confirmed Compliance Plus in an unprecedented 5 areas! What a day! Thank you to all our customers and stakeholders, especially those attending our wonderful AGM. World Class Net…

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 7th May 11AM -1PM
العربية / Arabic, Français / French, Italiano / Italian and Español / Spanish speaking Volunteer linguists are already confirmed to be there and other languages will be available on the day


Freelance, Self-Employed Community Interpreters needed
  • Are you fluent in Albanian, Amharic, Dari, Japanese, Korean, Oromifa, Sorani, Tamil or Vietnamese?
  • Interested in flexible, self-employed interpreting work?
  • We would like to hear from YOU.
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/