Government Publication Resources in Languages Other Than English

GovDocsDo you have newly arrived immigrants or refugees in your community?  Do you need to find government-published resources that might be helpful, especially in other languages?

Following is a list of resources:

 

1. Search USA.GOV for Spanish Language Publications.  You can change usa.gov to the Spanish language version:   Gobierno.usa.gov

Or, link directly to the usa.gov consumer order site for free and low cost government publications.  Scroll down under the categories tab and click on the red “español” button.  Many of these publications are in pdf format for download. The section “programas federales” has a variety of social security brochures and 2 publications on immigration.

2. Also try Limited English Proficiency for multiple sources of information in other languages

3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration — This is a link for ordering Spanish language mental health printed or .pdf publications from SAMHSA.

4. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Foreign Language Resources Many different resources in a wide range of languages to choose from.  There is also an excellent Citizenship Toolkit published by the GPO. Click on other languages for resources in Spanish and Chinese plus other languages.

5. Federal Trade Commission — Link to bulk order publications in Spanish from the FTC.

6. Link to consumer order site for free and low cost government publications.  Scroll down under the categories tab and click on the red “español” button.  Many of these publications are in pdf format for download. The section “programas federales” has a variety of social security brochures and 2 publications on immigration.

7. The entire CDC (Centers for Disease Control) site can be changed to Spanish and has excellent health information.

This is by no means a comprehensive list, but still lots of resources to get you started!

 

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