Interpretation and Translation Services

We offer high quality interpretation and translation to our clients in over 40 languages when necessary, according to each individual client's service needs.

Interpretation Services 

Language barriers can create miscommunication in many situations and our interpreters can help ensure clear communication between all parties.
Eligible newcomer individuals/ families can receive assistance of interpreters who speak different languages and dialects. Interpretation can be by face-to-face, video, or over-the-phone to meet your needs.
To book an interpreter, please contact your settlement worker.  

Translation Services

We can also provide written translation (40+ languages) to our clients, for the following documents:
To book a document translation, please contact your settlement worker.  

Available Languages

  • Acoli
  • Afghani (Dari)
  • American Sign Language
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Arabic (Egyptian)
  • Arabic (Moroccan)
  • Arabic (Sudanese)
  • Bembe
  • Bengali
  • Burmese
  • Cambodian/Khmer
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Dari
  • Dinka
  • Farsi/Persian
  • Fiji Hindi
  • French
  • Hausa
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kirundi
  • Korean
  • Kurdish (Kurmanji)
  • Lingala
  • Luganda
  • Luo
  • Malayalam
  • Nepali
  • Oromo
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Rohingya
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Somali
  • Swahili
  • Tamil
  • Tigre
  • Tigrinya
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu

For Organizations & Community Members

If you are not a client of Lethbridge Family Services, the following interpretation and translation resources are available. Please note that these are third-party services not affiliated with LFS, and are shared for informational purposes only.

Phone: 403-320-1589 
Service Location: 1107–2 Ave. A  North, Lethbridge, AB 
Office Hours:
8:30 AM–4:30PM
Monday–Friday, Closed Statutory holidays 


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Located on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Lethbridge Family Services is committed to honouring the land from a place of knowing. We honour the Niitsítapi as both the traditional and current Land Keepers of this area, and we welcome all First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people who call Blackfoot territory their home. Lethbridge is part of Treaty 7 Territory and is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

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