DHHS Contractors

For Fiscal Year 2020



All Contracts

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Contact Information

Office
Located
In HHSC
Region

LIFE/RUN
8240 Boston Ave.
Lubbock (Region 1), Texas 79423

Communication Access for State Agencies

Lubbock (Region 1)

Michelle Crain- Director or Isaac Billalobos
806-795-5433 ext 123 Office
806-795-5607 Fax
806-535-4811 Cell
michelle.crain@liferun.org
isaac.billalobos@liferun.org
www.liferun.org

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Talking Hands Interpreting Service
1001 N Main Street
Electra (serves Wichita Falls), Texas 76360
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1222
Wichita Falls, TX 76307

Communication Access for State Agencies

Electra (serves Wichita Falls)

Katrina Wiggins
940-210-8412 Office
940 495 4143 Fax - call first
940-232-2501 emergency
Talkinghandsforyou@gmail.com

2

Talking Hands Sign Language

PO Box 9691
Wichita Falls (Region 2), TX 76308

Communication Access for State Agencies

Wichita Falls (Region 2)

Kendall Sloan
940-232-2501 Phone
requestaslnow@gmail.com

2

ALT Services Inc. dba American Language Technologies Inc
2105 W Spring Creek Parkway, 350C
Plano (Serves All Regions), TX 75023

Communication Access for State Agencies

Plano (Serves All Regions)

Christopher Forte
972-517-2700 Office
972-333-9128 Cell
Christopher@americanlt.com
Corporate@americanlt.com

3

Lathrop Interpreting Services LLC
405 South Brazos Street
Weatherford (Region 3), TX 76086

Communication Access for State Agencies

Weatherford (Region 3)

Joan Lathrop
817-307-0470 Voice and Text
817-594-2395 Fax

3

Deaf Action Center
3110 Cedar Plaza Lane
Dallas (Region 3), Texas 75235

Communication Access for State Agencies

Dallas (Region 3)

Eric Patterson
214-521-0407 Office
214-521-3658 Fax
972-850-7365 VP
Comm.Access@dactexas.org
www.dactexas.org

3

Texas Interpreting Services LLC

Dallas/ Ft. Worth (Region 3),
Mailing Address:
8528 Davis Blvd. 134-305
North Richland Hills, Texas 76182-8367

Communication Access for State Agencies

Dallas/ Ft. Worth (Region 3)

Jon or Jennifier Henning
817-741-4441 Office
817-741-4333 Fax
817-456-8653 After Hours
txis@txis.info

3

Hired Hands Inc.
720 Harwood Suite 300
Hurst (Region 3), TX 76054
Mailing Address:
PO Box 55275
Hurst, TX 76054

Communication Access for State Agencies

Hurst (Region 3)

Angela Franklin
817-236-3323 Office
817-236-5601 Fax
info@hiredhandsinc.com

3

American Sign Language Interpreting Services
2905 Club Meadow Drive
Garland (Region 3), TX 75043-1109

Communication Access for State Agencies

Garland (Region 3)

Andrea Raye
469 556 2307 voice and text
214 227 3829 Fax
ASLISAndrea@gmail.com
www.asl-tersp.com

3

ASL Communication Service LLC
299 N US HWY 287
Palestine (Region 4), TX 75803

Communication Access for State Agencies

Palestine (Region 4)

Cheryl Sloan
903-391-4847 Office
903-729-6920 Fax
info@texassignterp.com

4

Tyler Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
PO Box 6134
Tyler (Region 4), TX 75711

Communication Access for State Agencies

Tyler (Region 4)

Brenda Toney
903-617-6204 Voice
903-714-3719 Text
903-253-9655 VP
vomer49454@mypacks.net
www.tdhhc.org

4

Sorenson Community Interpreting Services
1445 North Loop West
Suite 200
Houston (Regions 5, 6, 7), Texas 77008
Mailing Address:
1016 La Posada Ste. 142
Austin, Texas 78752

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Regions 5, 6, 7)

Everett Puckett
713-807-1176 V/TTY/ Houston/ Region 6
713-807-1238 Fax/ Houston/ Region 6
512.813.6485 Austin Office
512.420.0102 Fax/ Austin Office
512.222.4033 After Hours/ Austin Office
866.630.6404 Toll / ATX VP
epuckett@sorenson.com

6

Visual Language Professionals LLC
957 Nasa Parkway 23914
Houston (Regions 6 and 8), TX 77082
Mailing Address:
2828 Hayes Road 23218
Houston, TX 77058

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Regions 6 and 8)


832 564 0844 Office
admin@visuallanguagepro.com

6

Sign Shares
99 Detering
Suite 160
Houston (Region 6), Texas 77007

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Region 6)

Eva Storey
713-869-4373 Office
713-869-8463 Fax
866-971-3432 VP
coordinator@signshares.com
www.signshares.com

6

Webbco Enterprises , LLC dba Visual Communication Services
3934 FM 1960 Road West, 350
Houston (Regions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8), Texas 77068

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Regions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Erma Webb
281-914-4892 Office
281-640-1906 Fax
1-877-404-7713 Toll Free number
ermawebb@vcsoncall.com
www.vcsoncall.com

6

MasterWord Services
303 Stafford St.
Houston (Serves All Regions), TX 77079

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Serves All Regions)

Ludmila Golovine
281.589.0810 Office
281.589.1104 Fax
masterword@masterword.com
www.masterword.com

6

Nightingale Interpreting Services Inc.
6220 Westpark 238
Houston (Region 6), TX 77057
Mailing Address:
3130 Grants Lake Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77496

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Region 6)

Kerry Lacsamana
713-893-8844 Office
713-589-2510 Fax
scheduling@nisinterp.com
Nightingale.interp@gmail.com
nightingaleinterpreting.com

6

Crabtree Interpreting Services Inc.
PO BOX 131835
Houston (Region 6), TX 77219

Communication Access for State Agencies

Houston (Region 6)

Whitney Gissell
281-849-8506 Office
scheduling@crabtreeinterpreting.com
www.crabtreeinterpreting.com

6

Texas Closed Captioning
310 E 34th Street
Austin, TX 78705

Communication Access for State Agencies

Austin

Terry S. McGinty
512-924-0210
rep@texascaption.com
www.texascaption.com

7

CaptionSource
30818 Keeneland Drive
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 78015

Communication Access for State Agencies

Fair Oaks Ranch

Whitney Riley
8301-981-4494
whitney@captionsource.com
www.captionsource.com

7

Echo Connections
361 Lexington Dr.
Austin (Region 7), TX 78737

Communication Access for State Agencies

Austin (Region 7)

April Balcombe
512-925-6810 Phone
april@echo-connection.com
echo-connection.com/

7

Communication By Hand
1802 W Koenig Ln
Austin (Serves Regions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), TX 78756

Communication Access for State Agencies

Austin (Serves Regions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Delia Mott Merritt
512-467-1917 Office
512-419-1061 Fax
terp@cbhand.com
www.communicationbyhand.com

7

Interpreters2GO dba SIGNS of the TImes
100 North 6th Street Sutie 503
Waco (Region 7), TX 76701

Communication Access for State Agencies

Waco (Region 7)

Darlene Scheler
Office 254 756 7446
Fax 254 772 7175
time2sign@aol.com

7

Sign Language Interpreting Services LLC
1501 Glade Street
College Station (Region 7), Texas 77840

Communication Access for State Agencies

College Station (Region 7)

Sherri Roberts or Kristy Krammer
979-696-5538 Voice and TTY
979-695-7092 Fax
979-268-1222 Voice
866-771-0549 Videophone VP
Sherri@SLISLLC.com
www.SLISLLC.com

7

Dovetail Communication Group
1411 Town Creek Dr.
Austin (Serves All Regions), TX 78741

Communication Access for State Agencies

Austin (Serves All Regions)

Michael Moore
512-400-4238 Office
dcg@dovetailcommunicationgroup.com
www.dovetailcommunicationgroup.com

7

Services by Vital Signs Inc.
500 North 1604 East
Suite 100
San Antonio (Region 8), Texas 78232
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 701826
San Antonio, Texas 78270

Communication Access for State Agencies

San Antonio (Region 8)

Glenn Shell
210-590-7446 Voice and TTY
210-590-7203 Fax
glenns@deaflink.com
www.vitalsigns.cc

8

Deaf Interpreter Services, Inc
15600 San Pedro Suite 302
San Antonio (Region 8), Texas 78232
Mailing Address:
PO Box 700047
San Antonio, TX 78270

Communication Access for State Agencies

San Antonio (Region 8)

Marilyn L Weber
210-545-2946 24/7 Nationwide
210-490-1006 Fax
Request service: www.deaf-interpreter.com
or requests@deaf-interpreter.com
(844) 545-2946 Toll Free
210-888-0039 Videophone VP
www.deaf-interpreter.com

8

SAI Interpreting & Translation
9901 IH 10 W Suite 800
San Antonio (Serves All Regions), TX 78230
Mailing Address:
9901 IH 10 W Suite 800
San Antonio, TX 78230

Communication Access for State Agencies

San Antonio (Serves All Regions)

Olivia Sturgess
210-960-4560 Office and fax
210-239-0797 VP
Coordinator@sa-interpreters.com
info@jobfindersllc.com
www.sa-interpreters.com

8

Texas Interpreters Fellowship

5811 Woodcraft
San Antonio (Region 8), TX 78218

Communication Access for State Agencies

San Antonio (Region 8)

Kathi Ayres
201-666-2123 Phone
210-661-7627 Fax
tifsa@sbcglobal.net
www.tifsa.com

8

Sign Language Services
1209 S. 10th St Ste. A
PMB# 396
McAllen (Region 11), TX 78501

Communication Access for State Agencies

McAllen (Region 11)

Amy Hermansen
956-588-8078 Office
956 720 8032 Fax
amy@signlanguageservices.us
SLS-TX.COM

11

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
5151 McArdle Road
Corpus Christi (Region 11), Texas 78411

Communication Access for State Agencies

Corpus Christi (Region 11)

Lesa Thomas Jim Galvan
361-993-1154 Office
361-993-4271 Fax
866-993-1154 Voice and TTY
361-288-8781 VP
lthomas@deafhhcenter.org
jgalvan@deafhhcenter.org
http://deafhhcenter.org

11

South Texas Interpreters for the Deaf LLC
711 W Nolana Ave
McAllen (Region 11), TX 78504

Communication Access for State Agencies

McAllen (Region 11)

Jovonne Delgado
(956) 971-8000 Office
southtexasinterpretersforthedeaf@yahoo.com

11

Deaf Interpreter Services, Inc.
710 Buffalo
Suite 309
Corpus Christi (Region 11), Texas 78401

Communication Access for State Agencies

Corpus Christi (Region 11)

Marilyn Weber
361-792-3350 Office
Requests@deaf-interpreter.com

11

Gloria Flores Interpreting Services

Mission (Region 11), Texas 79410
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4056
Mission, Texas 78573

Communication Access for State Agencies

Mission (Region 11)

Gloria Flores
956-735-3973 Office
956-424-3670 Fax
gflorestj@yahoo.com

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