How can I get information in my language?
Dial 311 or 311 Online
New York City's 311 multilingual service line is a way to access information about City services. Operators are able to respond to questions in 170 languages. By calling 311 and requesting assistance in a language of preference, you can get the information you need.
To call 311 from outside New York: (212) NEW-YORK [(212) 487-2710]
Visit 311 Online
Who can I contact to request language assistance on behalf of the City agency I work for?
Volunteer Language Bank (VLB)
The Volunteer Language Bank is a database of City employees who volunteer as translators and interpreters.
Contact (MOIA) for more information
Where can I find City forms in other languages?
NYC Language Gateway
The NYC Language Gateway offers access to New York City programs, services, and activities in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. The site provides essential City resources for New Yorkers in many areas of city life: business; education and child care; employment and taxation; health and public safety; housing; immigration; social services; and transportation and safety.
Visit the NYC Language Gateway