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Cultural Interpretation Services for Our Communities

Alternate Name CISOC
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
44 Eccles St, Suite 100
Ottawa, ON K1R 6S4
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Intersection Booth St and Eccles St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Accredited interpretation and translation * community-oriented social enterprise that provides the highest quality interpretation and translation services to non-English/non-French speaking community members to help facilitate equitable access to health, social, legal, education, and other community services 
Interpretation services to and from 60+ languages (in person/by phone) and translation services to and from 30+ languages * provides language proficiency testing and online training for cultural interpretation, medical knowledge and terminology
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Interpretation service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Non-English or non-French-speaking clients who require interpretation or translation services
Application Call, send an e-mail or a fax for more information
Languages English ; French ; Albanian ; Amharic ; Arabic ; Armenian ; Bengali ; Bosnian ; Bulgarian ; Burmese ; Chinese ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Czech ; Dari ; Dinka ; Dutch ; Farsi ; German ; Greek ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Japanese ; Khmer ; Kinyarwanda ; Korean ; Kurdish ; Lingala ; Nepali ; Norwegian ; Pashto ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Serbian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Swahili - Central America, East Africa ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Tigrinya ; Turkish ; Twi ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Toishan ; Karen ; Tshiluba ; Singhalese ; Kirundi ; Cantonese ; Creole - Haitian ; Persian ; Luganda ; Call to inquire about languages available. Capacities change on a regular basis. Languages are subject to availability.
Fees Service - fee-for-service. Call for more information.
Service Categories Interpretation/Translation
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-237-0502
Toll Free Phone 1-855-442-4762
After Hours Phone 613-261-7834
Fax 613-237-5293
Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
Primary Contact Rania Tabet, Service Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Lucia Frecha, Marketing Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Benjamin Chacon, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1993
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 852705458 RR0001 ; Fees - for services
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, Interpreters and Translators are accredited.

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