Resource Guide: INTERPRETING

Last Updated; August 16, 2021


The State of Maine holds a contract with some American Sign Language Interpreting and Video Remote Interpreting agencies for State departments/agencies to use.
Website: State of Maine Division of Procurement

Certified Interpreting - The Sign Language Network

P.O. Box 6500
Brunswick, ME 04011
Ruth Vigna, Co-Director
Victor Vigna, Co-Director
207-798-7995 (V)
207-319-7378 (VP)
207-729-0875 (FAX)
Website: Certified Interpreting - The Sign Language Network

Our services are provided both on-site and remotely in a wide variety of settings, including healthcare, educational, corporate, governmental, legal, etc. We are networked to a large pool of professional interpreters and work quickly, with attention to detail, to ensure the highest quality of interpreting and translation services at reasonable prices. Please contact Certified Interpreting for current information and pricing for on-site, video remote, and virtual interpreting services, along with post-production translation services.

Kewl ASL

Danielle Perfetto
2411 Atlantic Highway
Warren, ME 04864
207-240-1390 (V)

Kewl ASL subcontracts with individuals who are qualified to provide a variety of interpreting, educational and vocational services. Because of the range of services we provide, there is flexibility within the agency to satisfy more complex requests. We look forward to providing top quality services to all of our customers. To request services, please call, email or text us with the basic information and we will get back to you within 24 hours. We welcome your inquiries, comments and unusual requests!

Mary Jane Grant Sign Language Interpreting Services, LLC

P.O. Box 843
Sanford, ME 04073
207-651-3146 (V)
Website: Mary Jane Grant Sign Language Interpreting Services, LLC

Pine Tree Society - Interpreting Services

71 US Route 1, Suite B
Scarborough, ME 04074
Maura Nolin, Program Director
885-0536 (V/TTY)
207-510-4647 (VP)
885-0076 (FAX)
Website: Pine Tree Society - Interpreting Services

Pine Tree Society's Interpreting Services has been offering sign language interpreting services and Deaf culture trainings throughout Maine since 1976. Interpreting Services is a program of Pine Tree Society, a non-profit organization that has been serving Maine people since 1936.

In addition to general sign language interpreting, the program offers a statewide emergency sign language interpreting service during non-business hours, widely used by hospitals, mental health and legal agencies. The program's innovative Video Remote Interpreting allows interpreters to provide services remotely with state-of-the-art video conferencing technology. This service increases access to sign language interpreters in a way that is cost-effective for our customers.

Sign Language Interpreting Plus (SLIP)

15 Beaumont Street
Portland, ME 04103
Mary Mackay, C.T., SC:L
207-615-1448 (V cell accepts text messaging)

State licensed and nationally certified. Schedule is flexible to accommodate most "last minute" requests. Expertise in medical, mental health and legal. Please use cell phone if request is last minute or urgent.


Maine Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (Maine RID)

Maine RID President Email:
Website: Maine Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (Maine RID)

An affiliate chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., the Maine RID is an organization of professional interpreters, interpreter trainers, students of interpreting, and consumers, both deaf and hearing. The focus of Maine RID is on interpreter skill-building, professional development, and statewide networking.

National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

Website: National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

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Maine RID is not an interpreter referral agency. Please contact the interpreting agencies listed.

Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation

35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
TTY Users Call Maine Relay 711
624-8603 (V)
624-8637 (FAX)

Jennifer Hawk
624-8617 (V)

Tammy Reed
624-8624 (V)

Website: Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation

Individuals who are paid for providing interpreting services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people must be licensed with the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation. To download an application to obtain a license as an interpreter for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, view the governing regulations, obtain information on licensing fees or contact the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, please visit the website address. Clicking "Licensee search" on the right-hand side of the website (under "About this Program") will bring you to a page that will allow you to search by the licensee's name, license number, town, city or county. If you do not find the individual you are looking for, please contact