Language Services

About the Program

CFC Language Services offers interpreting and translating services to the Rochester community; helping organizations communicate with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) clients and deliver services in a way that is culturally and linguistically sensitive and in compliance with Section 601 of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. Section 200d et. seq.

Our pool of trained interpreters includes speakers of over 20+ languages; specializing in the dialects of several local refugee populations.

Available Languages

  • Somali
  • Arabic
  • Burmese
  • Amharic
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Karen
  • Nepali
  • Vietnamese
  • Farsi
  • Dari
  • Pashtu
  • Hindi 

Interpreter Qualifications

CFC's Interpreters are bi-lingual or multi-lingual individuals who have been trained in:

  • Interpreting Technique
  • Code of Ethics for Interpreters
  • Confidentiality
  • Medical Terminology
  • Interpreting in Medical Settings

Our Customers

CFC Language Services provides Interpreting and Translation to many of our community's organizations including:

  • Human service providers,
  • Medical / Mental healthcare,
  • Public service organizations,
  • Schools and educational institutions,
  • Businesses,
  • Not-for-profit organizations, and
  • County and city government.

For more information about our services and fees, please contact our Program Coordinators.

Contact the Program

Email: ls@cfcrochester.org

Phone: (585) 546-7220 x7139

Fax: (585) 262-7089

Contact Information

87 N Clinton Ave
Rochester, NY 14604

P: (585) 546-7220 x7139
F: (585) 262-7089


Program Hours

Mon-Fri 9 am – 5 pm
Sat & Sun CLOSED


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