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Diversity Resources

MHS Health makes us who we are and represents all the ways we are uniquely different. To better assist you, we have made available to you several diversity and cultural support services and resources.

Interpreter Services: interpreter services, including sign language, are provided free of charge to you during any service or grievance process.

English: For help to translate your health coverage benefits and available services, or to assist you with any questions, please call 1-888-713-6180.
Spanish: Para ayudar a traducir su cobertura de beneficios de salud y los servicios disponibles, o para ayudar con cualquier pregunta, llame al 1-888-713-6180.
Russian: За помощью в переводе вашего здоровья охват льготами и доступные услуги, или помочь Вам с любыми вопросами, просьба звонить по телефону 1-888-713-6180.
Hmong: Yog xav tau kev pab txhais cov ntaub ntawv no kom koj totaub, hu rau 1-888-713-6180. (TTY users call 1-800-446-6136).

TRANSLATORS/INTERPRETERS

Members have the right to have an interpreter at all covered services and during any grievance or appeal process. Members may choose and contact their own agency or our Customer Service staff will assist our members in arranging this service. Below is a list of interpreters we use regularly:

  • LANGUAGE SERVICES ASSOCIATES – All languages & Sign Language All areas of Wisconsin – 1 week prior notice preferred PHONE: (866) 827-7028 Fax: (215) 259-7361

  • SOUTHERN WISCONSIN INTERPRETER & TRANSLATION SERVICE (SWITS) - All Languages, Statewide (262) 740-2590 or web: www.swits.us

  • LANGUAGE 4 ALL – Arabic, Iraqi, Kurdish, Hmong, Spanish Milwaukee Area (414) 736-4663

  • PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETING ENTERPRISE – Sign Language, TDD relay. Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deaf-Blind. Milwaukee Area (414) 282-8115 or web: www.pieinc-wi.com

  • INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WISCONSIN – All Languages & Sign Language Milwaukee Area (414) 225-6220 or E-mail: IIW@execpc.com

  • JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES – Russian, Hebrew Milwaukee Area (414) 390-5800 or web: www.jfsmilw.org

  • VIETNAMESE MULITPLE SERVICES - Vietnamese Milwaukee Area (414) 543-3127

  • CONNECTING CULTURES – Spanish, Hmong. Fox Valley Area 920-857-3131

  • INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATORS - Arabic, Armenian, Burmese, Chinese, French, Hindu, Hmong, Kinyamulange, Laotian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese Fox Valley Area 920-264-0308

  • UNIVERSAL TRANSLATORS – Hmong only
        Appleton (920) 734-1702
        Wausau (715) 298-1913
        Eau Claire (715) 514-4406

  • UNITED TRANSLATORS – Spanish, Russian, Hmong, Laotian, German, French, Farsi, Bosnian, Arabic, Hebrew, and American Sign Language. Green Bay & Appleton (877) 968-0040 (toll free)

  • THE SIGN LANGUAGE GROUP – American Sign Language Fox Valley Area (920) 720-3046

  • APARSI Solutions LLC. – Spanish, Hmong. 510 E. Wisconsin Ave. APPLETON WI 54911 920-380-0980

  • BRIDGE COMMUNICATION – Hmong, Spanish Sheboygan (920) 254-2697

  • INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATORS - Spanish, Russian, Hmong, Laotian, German, French, Farsi, American Sign Language, European Sign Language. Green Bay (920) 430-7812

  • WAUSAU AREA HMONG ASSOCIATION – Hmong, Lao, Vietnamese Wausau Area (715) 842-8390

Community Resources*:

Resource Website
Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition http://www.mlhc.org/
Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin http://www.bhcw.org/
Hmong-American Friendship Associations http://hmongfriendship.org/
Jewish Family Services http://www.jfsmilw.org/
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center http://mkelgbt.org/
Office of Minority Health http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov

*Above are community-based organizations that may help you. They do not necessarily represent the views of MHS Health.

Member Handbooks - MHP/NHP with Translations