Sign Language Interpreting
As a service to the deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing and hearing population of Milwaukee County, access to sign language interpretation, real-time captioning and state-of-the-art assistive listening equipment are coordinated through the Office for utilization with Milwaukee County services, programs, and activities.
Members of the community may obtain this service by contacting the Department, Division, Office, Program and / or county employee and ask them to arrange for this accommodation for you.
County employees can arrange for the appropriate accommodation by voice, TRS, fax, e-mail or schedule the interpreter online.
The Office for Persons with Disabilities is the fixed point for coordinating sign language interpreting services for Milwaukee County governmental functions. An emergency procedure is in effect 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The emergency cell phone number is (414) 651-8109.
To schedule a sign language interpreter for a Milwaukee County governmental function please contact one of the following.
Schedule an interpreter online here
414-651-8109 (Emergency Cell Phone)
E-mail: Tim Ochnikowski
PLEASE NOTE: If you are in need of a sign language interpreter for the Milwaukee County Courts or the City of Milwaukee, please contact the following individuals.
Milwaukee County Courts
E-mail: Jackie Thachenkary
City of Milwaukee