The Interpretation Resource Guide is a collection of information, tips, tools, and resources on on working with interpreters to ensure language access in domestic violence agencies. The resource guide covers:

  1. Language access rights & laws
  2. Interpretation
  3. Finding, qualifying & working with interpreters
  4. Tools & resources


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Survivors with Limited English Proficiency: Barriers to Access

Limited English proficiency not only affects survivors’ ability to get help, but also employment, housing, benefits, health and mental health care, and to advocate for social and educational services for their children – factors compounding the vulnerability of, and the discrimination survivors face; more so for those contemplating leaving.




API-GBV, Interpretation Technical Assistance & Resource Center

Updated 2016




Language Access Policy Template (Appendix 1) can also be found here as a standalone file.
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