Services we provide
Provincial Language Services offers high quality language access services to health authorities, family practice practitioners, specialist offices, and other allied health professionals.
Services that Provincial Language Services provides:
Using an equity-driven approach, Provincial Language Services works to ensure that communication between the patient and provider is accessible. All of our services assist in creating equitable access to health care for patients who speak immigrant and refugee languages, official minority language speakers (French in B.C.) and members of the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing community.
Services include interpreting (rendering of oral language), translation (rendering of written language), community outreach, health navigation services, and knowledge translation promotion.
Our services optimize the delivery of safe and equitable health care for patients with various cultural and language needs.