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Language Services

Free Language Services

If you speak a language other than English, we offer free language assistance services. Please call 802-636-7266 and we can support getting you access to the State of Vermont’s free language services. The State of Vermont contracts with several Translation Services organizations.

free language services

Google Translation

Google's free service instantly translates web pages between English and over 100 other languages. There may be some limitations with this service. For more information, please read the Google Translate Disclaimer.

Other Translation Options

Alternative computer-based translation systems may be utilized. The Agency of Natural Resources also offers free direct language services.

Email: anr.civilrights@vermont.gov  Phone: 802-636-7827.

"I Speak" Cards

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is committed to ensuring meaningful public participation of all people. The "I Speak" card will assist people with limited English proficiency to identify their languages in order to better communicate with ANR staff. How to use this card:

  1. During an in-person interaction, show the card to the individual and ask them to point to the language they speak.
  2. Select one of the vendors below.
  3. Identify your Department by providing the codes below.
  4. Say the language you need.
  5. You will be connected with a certified interpreter.
  6. Keep a record of your interaction that includes date, time, and language spoken.