Government Contract | Mississippi
Professional deaf interpreter services

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00002735788

Bid Title: Professional deaf interpreter services

Agency Bid No. Title: 3140002722

Received Date: 08/30/2021

Close Date: 09/23/2021

Purchase Type: Term: 09/30/2022

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Mississippi

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: A. The Contractor will provide qualified interpreting services to persons with communicationdisabilities (vision, hearing and/or speech disabilities) to ensure effective communicationbetween MDHS applicants/participants and MDHS staff.B. Interpreting services includes the following: On-Site Interpretation including tactilesigning, Video Remote Interpretation (VRI) including real-time American Sign Language(ASL) interpreting services, caption/CART services (Communication Access Real-timeTranslation) conducted either on-site or remotely or oral transliteration.C. Interpreters (including interpretation for persons considered deaf-blind) must be certifiedor credentialed by the National Association of the Deaf, the Registry of Interpreters for theDeaf, any other national certifying organization which is recognized by the MississippiOffice on Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH), or an interpreter must hold a valid ODHHapproved quality assurance screening level. Interpreters are required to adhere toprofessional standards and a Code of Ethics as established by the National Association ofthe Deaf and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.D. All interpreted information will be kept strictly confidential. The spirit and intent of thespeaker must be accurately conveyed. The Interpreter must remain impartial and notcounsel, advise or interject personal opinion(s) during the session.

Product Codes: 96167, 96146

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: State of Mississippi - Department of Human Services (MDHS)

State: Mississippi

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Vicki Hathcock MDHS Procurement Services, 200 South Lamar Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201

Phone: 601-359-4500

Email: procurement.services@mdhs.ms.gov

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