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Volatia is a leading provider of quality Pittsburgh translation services. Volatia is uniquely capable of bridging all of your translation services in Pittsburgh, PA. The secret sauce is our proprietary technology, coupled with our vast network of qualified professional interpreters and translators in Pittsburgh.


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Among the many reasons to choose Volatia for your Pittsburgh translation services, below are a few to consider:



1. We support more than 280 languages on demand. Simply download our mobile app or log in to our online portal to request or schedule your professional translation services or connect to an interpreter within seconds.


2. We’re local.  Volatia has a network of professional translators and interpreters in Pittsburgh that are ready to give you the service you need quickly.


3. We’re always available. We offer 24/7 year-round support to all of Pittsburgh. In addition to our phone and video interpreter services, you can also access onsite or in-person interpreters on demand. We also can handle any of your business' document translation needs.


4. We have a broad range of experience. We support some of Pittsburgh's most important industries, including healthcare, legal, government, financial, insurance, transportation, utilities, general businesses.

Volatia Language Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Why Interpreters and Translators are needed in Pittsburgh, PA

The city's population is estimated at 300,286 as of 2019, making it the 66th-largest in the United States, and the second-largest in Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia. As the hub of western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh has a population of more than 2.32 million, making it the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second in Pennsylvania, and the 27th in the nation.


It is estimated that the top five ethnic groups in the city are German (19.7%), Irish (15.8%), Italian (11.8%) Polish (8.1%), and English (4.6%), while the metro area is primarily composed of German Americans and Italian Americans. Pittsburgh is home to one of the largest Italian-American communities in the country, along with the fifth-largest Ukrainian community. A large Croatian community exists in Pittsburgh, one of the largest in the United States. In general, the Pittsburgh Metro Area has the largest population of Slavic Americans in the country.


A significant number of African Americans live in Pittsburgh, mainly in its East End neighborhood. Additionally, the city has a small Asian and Latino community made up primarily of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans.

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In the most recent development in a long-standing effort to improve communication between law enforcement and people of diverse backgrounds, the Justice Department has reached an agreement with the Hazleton Police department. The United States Attorney’s Office for Middle District Pennsylvania announced that they would be providing new strategies as part of their settlement agreement for HPD and City officials to integrate LEP individuals into local police operations through training on how best to communicate with them.


The US attorney's office presents one way in which we can all help bridge language barriers by ensuring our communities are able to work together effectively both within government agencies and among civilians outside these organizations - so everyone is safe from crime or injustice no matter what your native tongue maybe!


The Justice Department initiated its review after receiving a complaint from the Community Justice Project on behalf of an LEP Hazleton resident who, on two separate occasions, within days of each other had no choice but to rely on his young son and then a co-worker. The HPD has since agreed to secure appropriate and reliable means for communicating with their large Spanish-speaking community.


Under the agreement, HPD will soon release a new standard operating procedure on language access that requires officers to provide appropriate assistance in any contact with members of non-English speaking communities. Over the next year, HPD and city officials intend to take additional steps including providing Spanish and English notices as well as complaint forms for individuals who are not fluent in one or more languages; assessing bilingual officer's skillset on how they can best support the LEP community members; training staff about when it is necessary to offer interpreters/translators - which might be difficult because there aren't many available resources.

Organizations Who Were Not Compliant

  • Spanish

  • Chinese

It is not surprising, given the rich diversity of Pittsburgh that two (2) languages are highly prevalent throughout the state.

These languages are:

Top Languages Spoken in Pittsburgh, PA

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Document Translation Services in Pittsburgh

Volatia is committed to helping Pittsburgh businesses operate effectively in any language and meet their global objectives through our professional language services. Our team of experienced professional translators is specialized in the subject matter you need for each project, making Volatia a one-stop shop with every industry catered to!


Volatia provides quality translation services that help companies be successful in operating anywhere they choose by translating documents into different languages.

Translation and Interpretation Services in Pittsburgh, PA

Volatia is Pittsburgh’s area's go-to for interpretation and translation services. No matter what your need—simultaneous interpreters for an international conference, escort interpretation services to accommodate visitors from abroad or phone interpretation with a patient who speaks another language and wants to set up an appointment in advance using our service—count on us for quality interpreted communications that will ensure you feel confident about any interaction!