Translation Service

'Talk to us' community interpreting and translation service

Talk to us is an in-house translation service offering access to translators and interpreters providing a wide range of languages. Talk to us is available to all NYCC teams and services and to other public and charitable bodies. Languages offered (both interpreting and translating unless indicated):

  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Brazilian
  • Cantonese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Egyptian (I only) French
  • Gulf Area (I only) Hindi (I only)
  • Hungarian
  • Iraqui(I only)
  • Italian (T only)
  • Japanese Jordanian(I only) Latvian
  • Lebanese(I only)
  • Libyian Dialects (I only)
  • Lithuanian
  • Mandarin
  • Mirpuri (I only)
  • Montenegrin
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi (I only)
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovak Spanish
  • Syrian (I only)
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Talk to us provides a cost effective service for many languages but not all. The translator/interpreters are freelance and the list of available languages can change at short notice. Where demand warrants it additional freelancers may be recruited. To check if your language requirement can be met please complete the on-line form at:

Where Talk to us cannot provide a service you will be advised of other translation services that are available.

Paying for translation services

The Talk to us charges are set out on the website. These cover payments to freelancers and admin overheads. Where commercial translation providers are used then the rates will vary.

CYPS has a central budget that its teams can draw against to pay for this service – on the application form quote cost centre 32044, subjective 3800.

NYCC (not CYPS) teams should provide their cost centre for payment when completing their service request.

External public and charitable bodies will be invoiced for payment.

These arrangements take effect from 1st November 2016


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