The Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service (MHIS), a program of Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc. (TRI), located in Poughkeepsie, New York has been providing American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpreting and translating services since 1989. MHIS provides sign language interpreting services to the Mid-Hudson Valley area, including: Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties.

MHIS provides:

  • American Language interpreting and translating services to ensure access to effective communication.
  • American Sign Language interpreters with practical experience working in a variety of settings including medical, business, legal, educational, and beyond.
  • Assistance in complying with title III of the Americans with Disabilities Actby scheduling interpreters for our customers upon request so they can be sure that effective communication is being provided for all involved parties, both Hearing and Deaf.

If you are not a current customer, and are interested in a contract for review please contact us directly at to request one.

If you are an interpreter interested in working with MHIS, click here.

For ASL Events and Community information, click here.

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ADA Tax Incentive Information

Mid-Hudson Interpreting Services is a member of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and adheres to the. RID Code of Professional Conduct


Privacy Policy 

Taconic Resources of Independence, Inc. and the Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure and your privacy is respected. In order to provide our services to you, certain information may be collected such as, but not limited to • domain names of visitors to our Web site • e-mail addresses of those who e-mail us or register with us • information about how many visits each page receives • information volunteered by you, such as survey information, registrations, or interpreter requests. We collect this information in order to determine how to create the best experience for our visitors. By looking at usage patterns, we learn which areas need more content and which areas are not meeting the needs of our visitors. We may collect your email address for future mailing lists; however, you may opt out of future mailings by contacting us. Contact information provided for interpreter requests will not be used other than the purpose for which you provided it. We do not sell or trade our email lists. If you have further questions or concerns, please send an email to