Welcome to the TBMA Language Interpreter Services Program

TBMA provides quality services in language interpretation, translation, and language proficiency testing under subsidized and fee based programs. Language interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in over 70 languages.  These services are offered to individuals and community agencies so that they are able to communicate effectively.

The subsidized program, funded by Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario, provides access for non-English speakers (NESP) to services relating to spousal / partner/ child/elder abuse, sexual assault, and those exploited through human trafficking.

Oral Interpretation

In person -face to face, telephone, message relay, includes the following:

  • Assessments
  • Children’s services
  • Community services
  • Court/VWAP
  • Counselling
  • Educational issues
  • Examinations for driver’s licences
  • Family Services
  • Health Care Services
  • Legal matters (services)/lawyers/Legal Aid/Police
  • Social services

Translation services

We provide document translation services for: 

Personal documents

  • Birth certificates
  • Criminal reference checks
  • Diplomas and transcripts                                                 
  • Driver’s licenses and abstracts
  • Forms
  • Legal documents
  • Marriage certificates
  • Passports and stamps
  • Personal Identification Cards
  • Professional certificates

Marketing and Promotional Materials

  • Corporate Brochures
  • Manuals
  • Websites

Certification of Documents
by a Commissioner of Oaths

Pricing Policy

We offer free interpretation services to eligible victims and agencies.

Because pricing is subject to change please contact our office for current pricing.  In some cases, the estimates are based on the linguistic level and formatting and layout requirements.

Free estimates provided prior to start of project.

Please forward your inquiries towards Carmen –Language Interpreter Services Coordinator at:

Phone:  (807) 345-0551

Email: carmend(at)thunderbay.org


Connecting Legal Services to Interpretation

To successfully represent your client you need effective two-way communication. This online course will equip you with best practices for working with spoken language interpreters, in-person and remotely. Learn how working with trained interpreters saves time and manages risk, how to assess the quality of interpretation, where to access interpreters in Ontario, and more!

To enroll or for more information, view the PDF flyer:
LFO ONLIS Legal Course