Language Access Resource Center (LARC)
LARC was founded in 2005 and was developed out of the interest expressed by health and human services organizations to find a cost-effective way to meet the needs of their Limited English Proficient patients and clients. LARC has three main goals that guide its activities:
To create a pooled resource of trained interpreters for health, human service and educational organizations.
To provide health care, human service and/or education focused interpreter training for organizations.
To provide consultation services for health care and human service organization regarding language assistance services and cultural competencies in their institutions.
LARC offers an array of services in order to meet the needs of a fast-growing immigrant population.
LARC's services include face-to-face interpreting, virtual interpreting, telephonic interpreting, translations, training and consulting.
For more information on any of our services, please contact us by calling LARC at 630-782-7544 or submitting the form below.
LARC is currently able to provide interpreters for the languages listed below. If languages other than the ones listed are needed, LARC makes every effort to find qualified interpreters and/or translators. Interpreters are assessed, trained, and certified by LARC, but they provide services as independent contractors for LARC.
The list of languages is continually expanding, with particular focus on recruiting interpreters who speak the languages of the area's refugee populations. Please contact LARC to request an Interpreter for a language not listed below.