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The King County Language Access Program provides guidance and tools to departments, agencies, residents and business as it pertains to accessible communications to individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and barriers to communication so that all services, programs and activities are meaningfully accessible to all constituents.

Guidance and Resources for County Employees:


❏ Language Access Requirements
❏ 2021 Written Translation Manual
❏ 2021 Top Tier Languages
❏ Top 10 Languages Dashboard
❏ Top 6 Language Maps
Translator and Interpreter Directory
❏ Top Languages by City 
Excel File
      (Source: King County Emergency Management)


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Sign up to become aTrusted Partner Network (TPN) in an effort to ensure that every resident of King County received critical lifesaving emergency alerts.

For more information and resources, please contact our Language Access Liaisons:

King County Immigrant and Refugees Language Access Guidance, Tools and Resources:

Senayet Negusse 
Language Equity Program Manager 
King County Executive’s
Office of Equity and Social Justice

401 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
 (206) 263-1047

Phone interpretation: to obtain a code for your program or agency, please contact:

Mauricio Martinez 
Language Access Liaison
Customer Service Division
King County Executive Office
401 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
 (206) 263-9630