This Language Access Policy Template can be used and adapted to create language access plans for domestic violence agencies serving victims with language access needs. This template was originally created as part of the Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence Victims.

 

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This template is based on the Department of Justice’s Language Access plan. The original document can be found here.

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