Building Healthy Neighborhoods. One Life at a Time.

Providing affordable, accessible, quality health care.
Promoting learning opportunities for students of health professions.
Ending homelessness.
Improving quality of life in our communities.

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services provides services without regard to age, race, handicap, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry.

Vision Statement: We envision a community where everyone, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender or housing status, has affordable, quality health coverage and receives excellent, integrated services that are easily accessed and respect the whole person.

Serving Central Washington

Coronavirus: What to ask yourself if you suspect COVID 19.

Have you had fever? Cough? Shortness of breath?

In the 14 days before the symptoms began, have you: Traveled to or lived in China, Iran, Italy, Japan, S. Korea?

Had close contact with a person who is under investigation for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Had close contact with a laboratory- confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), including the Life Care Center in Kirkland, WA?

Click here for more information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

Programs

Women, Infant and Children's Nutrition Program (WIC)

The WIC supplemental food and nutrition education program for pregnant and breastfeeding women and young children. Clients who qualify under the generous income guidelines receive free healthy and nutritious food and nutrition education.

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Maternity Support Services

Pregnant women covered by Apple Health are eligible for Maternity Support Services. Our public health nurses, nutritionists, counselors, educators, lactation consultants and case managers help clients prepare for the physical and family demands of pregnancy and caring for a new baby.

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Homeless Services

We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, street outreach and respite care to homeless individuals and families in Yakima County. Outreach staff at our Yakima and Sunnyside Homeless Resource Centers help clients meet basic needs.

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Health Care Coverage

We help clients learn about and apply for health coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder, the state’s health benefits exchange for enrollment under the Affordable are Act. We also connect people with programs that provide food, emergency services, education and vocational training programs.

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YNHS Homeless Services

Les Fitzpatrick of Rocket Pictures spent a lot of time with our homeless services providers and our homeless population to come up with this moving documentary on how we do what we do and why we are successful.