INTERPRETER UPDATE (10/10/2014): Have you traveled within the last 21 days to any of the countries listed: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo? If so, you must inform Mid Hudson Interpreter Service immediately. According to a new protocol if you have traveled to any of these countries you MUST be back in in the United States for a minimum of 21 days and symptom free before you will be admitted entrance into Hospitals and health care facilities. This  rule is being enforced in regards to Vendors, Patients, Staff and other individuals who may be visiting the hospitals and health care facilities.

Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service, a program of Taconic Resources for Independence located in Poughkeepsie, New York, has been providing American Sign Language (ASL)/ English interpreting and translating services since 1992. MHIS provides sign language interpreting services to Dutchess County, Orange County, Ulster County, Putnam County, Rockland County, Sullivan County, Westchester County, throughout the Mid Hudson Valley and beyond.

MHIS provides

  • Quality ASL/English Sign Language interpreting and translating services to facilitate effective communication.
  • ASL/English Sign Language interpreters with the background and experience in a variety of settings, including medical appointments, business meetings, legal proceedings, public and private classes, mental health counseling, conferences, public forums, and more.
  • Assurance that your organization is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in providing equal access and effective communication for all those you serve.

To request sign language interpreting services, click here.

If you are an interpreter interested in working with MHIS or for interpreting workshop information, click here.

For ASL Events and Signing Community information, click here.


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

Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service
82 Washington Street Suite 214
Poughkeepsie NY 12601
845-452-3913 x102 voice
845-345-8416 VP
845-485-8110 TTY
845-485-3196 fax