Community Resources

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Below is a list of community resources available in Yakima. We understand it can be difficult to navigate the many resources and to know which option is the best for your situation. Please know you can always call YWCA Yakima’s 24-hour helpline at 509-248-7796 (select option #3) to receive assistance connecting with meaningful resources.

Covid-19 Resources

Yakima Valley Community Foundation

Yakima County 

Washington State Department of Health


YVFW – Behavioral Health Services

Catholic Charities

Center for Counseling & Psychotherapy

Divorce Care 

Apple Valley Counseling 

Yakima Area Certified Domestic Violence Programs

Peaceful Solutions 509-469-2033

Apple Valley Counseling 

NW Behavioral Modification Clinic

Yakima – 509-457-8554. Sunnyside – 509-643-4944

Choice Counseling & Consulting 509-249-0120

Olivero Family Counseling Services 509-945-7185

Health Resources

Washington Apple Health and Healthcare Exchange

Apple Health can be applied for year-round. The healthcare exchange is only available during open enrollment and within 60 days of certain qualifying life events (losing health coverage, divorce, marriage, or giving birth/adoption). Specific questions or concerns can be addressed by the assistance programs listed below.

Yakima Neighborhood Health 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Planned Parenthood 

Children’s Village

Comprehensive Healthcare


Drug & Alcohol 

Merit Resources 

Triumph Treatment Services 




The Northwest Justice Project is for low?income people seeking free legal assistance with civil (non criminal), and/or criminal legal problems. This includes but is not limited to Divorce, Child Custody, Paternity, Modifications of Parenting Plan, and more.

  • The CLEAR line is open Monday – Friday 9:10 am – 12:25 pm.
  • You can apply for assistance is through their website.
  • CLEAR offers advice and may be able to offer attorney representation.
  • Call 1-888-201-1014 for services.

YWCA – Legal Advocacy 

Columbia Legal Services 

Family Court Facilitator 

Division of Child Support 

Northwest Fair Housing Alliance 

Yakima Immigration Response Network

Housing Resources

OIC of Washington

Northwest Community Action Center

Housing & Essential Needs Program-Neighborhood Connections Resource Center

Yakima Housing Authority 

Homeless Shelters

Union Gospel Mission

Camp Hope


Food Resources

Yakima County Food Banks

Basic Food Benefits-DSHS

Other Resources

La Casa Hogar connects and educates Latina Families to transform lives and our Yakima Valley.

The Madison House, a community youth center.

Henry Beauchamp Community Center provides a variety of services aimed at fostering self-sufficiency and dignity for children, youth and families, and affirming diversity in culture and way of life for residents of southeast Yakima.