Visual Communication Services

The Department of Budget and Management has awarded the following contracts:

Award Date: 12/6/2017 
BPW Agenda Item: DBM Item #4-S-OPT dated 12/6/2017 Renewal 2​ 
Contract Term: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
Contracts Awarded To:​
   Ad Astra, Inc. 
   American Sign Language
   Purple Communications, Inc.
   TCS Interpreting Inc.​
BPO Number:  050B8400002 / 050B8400003 / 050B8400004 / 050B8400005​
Award Date: 11/2/2016 
BPW Agenda Item: 7-S OPT dated 11/2/2016 Renewal​ 
Contract Term: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
Contracts Awarded To:​
   Ad Astra, Inc.
   American Sign Language
   Birnbaum Interpreting Services
   Karasch & Associates
   Purple Communications, Inc.
   TCS Interpreting Inc.
Award Date:  11/6/2013 
BPW Agenda Item:  1-S dated 11/6/2013
Contract Term:  1/1/2014 to 12/31/2016 (with 2 one-year renewal options)
Contract Modification #1
Contracts Awarded To:  
   Ad Astra Inc. (Silver Spring, MD)
   American Sign Language Inc. (New York, NY)
   Stuart B Consultants, dba Birnbaum Interpreting Services (Silver Spring, MD)
   Hands in Motion (Washington, DC)
   Hearing and Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore, Inc. (Baltimore, MD) 
   Karasch & Associates (West Chester, PA)
   Mid-Atlantic Interpreter Group (Ellicott City, MD)
   Purple Language Services Co. (Rockville, MD - ​contract terminated effective January 1, 2016) 
   Abacus-N-Bytes, Inc. dba TCS Associates (Rockville, MD)  ​
   VitalSigns, LLC (Silver Spring, MD)