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CONTACT SIS

I have an appointment and need a Community Interpreter
I need language support with something else

FREE HELP, SUPPORT AND INFORMATION IN YOUR LANGUAGE FROM SUSSEX INTERPRETING SERVICES

Please call 01273 234825 after 3pm any day and leave a message in your language stating your name, phone number and which service you think you need. We will call you back as soon as possible.

COMMUNITY INTERPRETERS

Can provide impartial, accurate and confidential interpreting at your social care and health appointments

VOLUNTEER LINGUISTS

Can help you find information about services specialising in:

  • Healthy living
  • Caring for someone
  • Living with a disability
  • Housing Benefit and debt advice
  • Community Safety
  • English classes
  • Immigration and citizenship
  • Social care

BILINGUAL ADVOCATES

 

  • Can provide additional support to help you overcome difficulties and gain in confidence
  • Can support you to find and be seen by specialist services, say what you want and feel more in control of your health and well-being
  • Make appointments and link you with other services
  • Help with reading letters
  • Make telephone calls on your behalf
  • Make visits to community groups

Downloads

Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS) Leaflets (PDF)
Do you need help to make a complaint about your or someone else’s NHS treatment?

Refugee Council Language Identification Chart (PDF)

SIS Identification Chart for the Most Commonly Spoken Languages (PDF)

Warmer Homes Information Sheet (PDF)
Help and advice to keep you warm this winter.

SIS Drop-in (PDF)
Come and meet SIS staff and volunteers.

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