We speak your language
for a healthier community.
Interpretation | Translation | Training | Language Assessment
Why Our Clients Choose Us
Over the past 20 years, PALS for Health has built an outstanding reputation among hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, school districts, nonprofit entities, and for-profit businesses throughout Southern California. We are a leader in providing interpretation and translation services, language skills assessments for health care workers, and professional development training and education for interpreters and translators. PALS for Health is also an integral and active part of our community and has been at the forefront of advocacy efforts for health equity and standards for everyone.
PALS for Health has been providing a comprehensive approach to improving health care access for limited-English proficient (LEP) individuals in Southern California since 1993. Our mission is to improve the health care system’s understanding and support of LEP patients and families; to increase its capacity to provide quality interpretation/translation services; and to inform LEP patients and families of their right to these services and how to access them.
(Cantonese, Mandarin, Teo-Chew, & Taiwanese)
PALS for Health offers the 40 Hour Connecting Worlds Training for Healthcare Interpreters several times throughout the year. For those seeking Language Certification, this training is recognized by both the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) and may qualify for Continuing Education Units. For more information about our training and training schedule visit our TRAINING page.