Interpreter Services

All individuals receiving Crisis Services and non-Medicaid Behavioral Health Services funded by North Sound Behavioral Health Organization (North Sound BH-ASO) have a right to and will have access to interpreter services free of charge in their preferred language. Interpreting services include providing interpreters for persons who are deaf or have hearing loss, including American Sign Language (ASL).

North Sound BH-ASO will provide funding for in-person and telephone interpretation for individuals eligible for General State or Federal Block grant funded services. For individuals who are deaf, have hearing loss, North Sound BH-ASO will provide telephone translation through the State Relay System.

All Behavioral Health Agencies (BHA’s) are required to provide in-person interpreting services including interpreting services for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

[English] Language assistance services, including interpreters and translation of printed materials, are available free of charge. Call 1-800-562-3022 (TRS: 711). If you are an Apple Health recipient and need interpreter services, please contact your Apple Health Plan.

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Services are available to everyone in Island,
San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom Counties.

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Anonymously report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse to the North Sound BH-ASO Compliance Officer by using the Compliance Hotline.

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