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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Interpreting, Captioning, Audio & Accommodation Organizations

Sign Language/Captioning


Access Services Northwest

Phone: 503-447-5000

SRI - Signing Resources & Interpreters

(Also provides tactile or close vision interpreting for Deaf Blind individuals)

Voice/Fax: 1-877-512-2246

Deaf customers, please e-mail:

 LNS Captioning


Language Fusion

Providing services in over 150 languages and American Sign.


NWI Global

Phone No. 866-468-7769 or 360-566-0492. 

Strada Communication, Inc.

Provide interpreting services, CART Captioning & Typewell Transcription, Captioned media, Braille, and Alternate Text format. 

(866) 758-0194


Relay Services

A free service that relays phone calls to and from people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or who have speech disabilities.

How do relay services work?

Oregon Relay Service:  711

Spanish:  1-800-735-3896

Speech to speech relay service: 1-877-735-7525

(for people with speech disabilities who have difficulty being understood on the phone)


Braille and Audio Tapes

Washington State School for the Blind

Braille Access Center

Contact: Jennifer Fenton or Kandi Lukowski

(360)947-3340 or (360)947-3344  


Independent Living Resources

Phone: 503-232-7411

General Inquiries:

ADA Information

Northwest ADA Center

Free ADA Technical Assistance Hotline

Toll Free: 1-800-949-4ADA  (4232)

TTY/TDD/TT: 1-800-949-4ADA (4232)

Department of Justice ADA information

ADA home page:

For information and technical assistance about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), contact the ADA Information Line:

1-800-514-0301 (Voice)

1-800-514-0383 (TTY)

 Updated 8/24/17 JJ