Contract Summary


Spoken Language Interpreter Services - Court Credentialed
Executive Order 18-03


Contract #: 17622
Replaces: 03514
Contract Type: STATEWIDE CONTRACT

Contract Scope: Spoken Language Interpreter Services that are delivered through In-Person Interpretation (“IPI”), Over The Phone Interpretation (“OTP”), and via Video-Remote Interpretation (“VRI”) by professional interpreters who are credentialed as certified or registered by the Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts (collectively “Court Credentialed Interpreter Services”).

The current scope of work is intended to be constructed with one (1) category:

Category One (1) Court Certified: Interpreter(s) who perform the service must be certified by the Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).

This contract is part of the Language Access Program. Information about the services we offer under the suite of Language Access Program Statewide Contracts can be found on the DES website under Language Access Contracts and the Language Access Guide.

This contract includes subcontractors/authorized resellers/authorized distributors who are certified as WA State small, OMWBE, or Veteran-owned. Some contractors may have multiple certifications. See the links at the bottom of the page for all subcontractors and their certifications. Note: not all subcontractors/resellers/distributors are certified.

How to Use this Contract
   1. Review the Awarded Contractor Information section below to find pricing, product offerings, location, and contact information for each Contractor.
   2. Contractors may not provide services outside of the scope of their respective category modalities.
   3. When setting up an account with the contractor, placing an order or doing other business under this contract, reference the DES contract unique identifier number.
   4. Contact the contractor sales representatives directly to consult about their products and/or services, quotes, and place orders.
   5. Payment for services is paid for by the Purchaser’s fiscal department.
   6. Contact the Contract Administrator listed below with any further questions.

View the Ordering Instructions for this contract and learn more about available services.

NEW TRAINING VIDEOS for the Language Access program are now live on the Language Access webpage. The “Language Access Statewide Contracts Training” modules instruct on how to successfully purchase language access services through a DES Statewide Contract and the “Sign Language Interpreter Services” modules instruct on how to utilize sign language interpreter services. Each training video goes over step-by-step processes, a tour of the Contract Summary Pages, what to expect when ordering services, and more. Please feel free to use the survey field to provide feedback on your experience with the training videos.

Regions

6 region map

Awarded Contractors

Daniel Shamebo Sabore dba Language Translation Services
Awarded Regions: Olympic, Northwest, Southwest, South Central, North Central, and Eastern
Awarded Modalities: IPI, OPI, and VRI
Daniel Sabore | info@advancedtranslationservices.com | (253) 835-0107
Pricing | Contract | Amendment

Somali Language Interpreting & Translation
[Reserved Award - This contract was awarded as a result of a reserved award made available to small or veteran businesses. This Contractor may not be available for the use of federal funds.]
Awarded Region: Northwest
Awarded Modalities: IPI, OPI, and VRI
Liban Mahamed | libanmahamed@yahoo.com | (206) 235-4531
Pricing | Contract | Amendment

JRivera Associates, Inc.
Awarded Regions: Olympic, Northwest, Southwest, South Central, North Central, and Eastern
Awarded Modalities: IPI, OPI, and VRI
Jose Rivera | mrr@jriva.com | (209) 405-0951
Pricing | Contract | Amendment

FourCorners Translation LLC
Awarded Regions: Olympic, Northwest, Southwest, South Central, North Central, and Eastern
Awarded Modalities: IPI, OPI, and VRI
Omid Jafarzadeh | omid@fourcornerstranslation.com | (646) 761-1493
Pricing | Contract | Amendment

Linguistica International
Awarded Regions: Olympic, Southwest, South Central, North Central, and Eastern
Awarded Modalities: IPI, OPI, and VRI
Jordan Daines | accounts@linguisticainternational.com | (801) 618-1454
Pricing | Contract | Amendment

Spokane International Translation
Awarded Regions: Olympic, Northwest, Southwest, South Central, North Central, and Eastern
Awarded Modalities: IPI, OPI, and VRI
Meg Ruthenburg | mruthenburg@pgls.com | (509) 327-8064
Pricing | Contract | Amendment

Attend Our Language Access Purchaser Meetings Purchasers who use these contracts are invited to attend a virtual meeting the last Wednesday of every month where you can ask questions, connect with other purchasers, and discuss your needs around these contracts. To request access to meetings, please contact the Language Access Program Team.

If you need a sign language interpreter, spoken language interpreter, or captioning services for the Language Access Purchaser Meetings, please contact the Language Access Program Team in advance to properly coordinate on your behalf.

DES has ensured this procurement meets RCW 39.26, follows State of Washington Current Procurement Policies, follows DES procurement process, and DES has determined that entering into this contract will be in the best interest of the State of Washington.


Effective Date: 07-01-2023
Est. Annual Worth: $400,000
Current Term Ends On: 06-30-2025
Final Term Ends On: 06-29-2029
Commodity Code(s): 961-17, 961-46
Diversity: 0% WBE 0% MBE
# of Bids Received:


Contact Info:
DES Language Access Program
(360) 490-8570
DESLanguageAccess@des.wa.gov

Secondary Contact Info:
Team Apple
(360) 407-8033
descontractsteamapple@des.wa.gov


Who Can Use This Contract?


  • DES Language Access Ordering Instructions
  • Pricing Sheet
  • FourCorners Amendment
  • FourCorners Contract
  • JRivera Amendment
  • JRivera Contract
  • Language Translation Services Amendment
  • Language Translation Services Contract
  • Linguistica Amendment
  • Linguistica International Contract
  • Somali Language Contract
  • Somali Language Interpreting Amendment
  • Spokane International Amendment
  • Spokane International Contract
  • Bid Tab
  • FourCorners Winning Bid
  • JRivera Winning Bid
  • Language Translation Services Winning Bid
  • Linguistica Winning Bid
  • Somali Winning Bid
  • FAQ
  • DES Language Access Guide
  • Memorandum June 2023

Vendor Vendor # OMWBE Small Business Veteran Considerations / Preferences Award Type
JRIVERA ASSOCIATES, INC. W51391 Small Business Contract Executive Order 18-03 Icon Main
SOMALI LANGUAGE INTERPRETING & TRANSLATION SERVICES, LLC W57302 Small Business Contract Executive Order 18-03 Icon Reserved
SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATION W2505 Small Business Contract Executive Order 18-03 Icon Main
FOURCORNERS TRANSLATION LLC W54533 Executive Order 18-03 Icon Main
LINGUISTICA INTERNATIONAL W19423 Main
DANIEL SHAMEBO SABORE W17681 MW Small Business Contract Executive Order 18-03 Icon Main

  • M = OMWBE Certified Minority Owned |
  • W = OMWBE Certified Women Owned |
  • MW = OMWBE Certified Minority Women Owned

Veteran Owned Contract Icon = Veteran Owned
Small Business Contract Icon = Small Business
* = Newly Added Icon.



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