Yakima

Employment

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Yakima Office
1002 N. 16th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-225-4455
Toll Free: +1-800-548-8755
Post high school assessment, education, placement, employment training and assistance.

Find a School Transition Counselor

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Region 2 Headquarters
1002 North 16th Avenue
Yakima, WA 98909-2500
Phone: +1-509-225-7970
TTY: +1-509-225-7987
Toll Free: +1-800-822-7840

To determine eligibility contact the Regional Intake Office through the address above.
About DDA: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda 

WorkSource

Locate a WorkSource office in your county: https://worksourcewa.com.

Return to top


Health & Emergency

Washington Basic Health Care Plan

1220 Eastside SE PO Box 9014
Olympia, WA 98504
Toll Free: +1-800-826-2444
For people under age 65 who do not qualify for Medicare and are low income; covers doctor care, hospital care, lab and emergency care.

Medicaid (through SSI)

Toll Free: +1-800-772-1213
TTY: +1-800-325-0778
Web: www.ssa.gov
Youth with disabilities may qualify for SSI at age 18 and therefore receive Medicaid based on the individual's income (not parents) and disability. Medicaid pays for mandatory health services. In Washington, it also covers optional services.

Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities (HWD)

Phone: +1-866-272-7630
Web: www.dshs.wa.gov/onlinecso/hwd.shtml
HWD is a Medicaid buy-in program for people with disabilities who work. The worker pays a small monthly fee (premium) based on his/her income.

Regional Support Networks -- County Mental Health Crisis Lines Mental Health Division

PO Box 45320
Olympia WA 98504-5320
Phone: +1-360-902-8070

The Department of Social and Health Services provides care and treatment for people with severe and recurring mental illnesses and children with serious emotional disturbance and the families, operates a crisis response system for all of Washington's citizens, regulates the individuals that provide mental health services and develops mental health policy for all providers. County government agencies and 145 private and non-profit organizations, supported by state and federal money, provide treatment for most of Washington's children with mental illnesses. The agencies are organized into 14 Regional Support Networks.

Children’s Village-Yakima

3801 Kern Rd
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-574-3200
Toll Free: +1-800-745-1077
Web: www.yakimachildrensvillage.org  

Children’s Village- Sunnyside

2010 Yakima Valley HWY, K7
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Toll Free: +1-800-745-1077
Located in the Mid Valley Mall in Sunnyside

Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic

602 E. Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: +1-509-248-3334

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

12 S. 8th St.
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-454-4143
Yakima and Lower Valley

Aging and Longterm Care

7200 Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98908
Phone: +1-509-965-0105
Toll Free: +1-800-572-7354

Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health

402 S. 4th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-575-4084

Catholic Family and Child Services

Phone: +1-509-966-7100

Yakima Valley School-Dental

Phone: +1-509-698-1245
Provides dental care to people with developmental disabilities

Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CSHCN)

Toll Free: +1-800-322-2588
Web: www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/InfantsChildrenandTeens/  

Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities

Phone: +1-866-272-7630

Dental Access

Phone: +1-509-469-0500

OIC Of Washington

815 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-248-6751
Food banks, weatherization, etc.

Northwest Community Action Center

706 Rentchler Ln
Toppenish, WA
Phone: +1-509-865-7630
Food banks, weatherization, etc.
Lower valley

DSHS

Toll Free: +1-800-321-2808

Open Line

Phone: +1-509-575-4200
Toll Free: +1-800-572-8122
24 hour crisis hotline

United Way

116 S 4th St.
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: +1-509-248-1557

Yakima County Coalition for the Homeless

Phone: +1-509-457-4475
Union Gospel Mission
1300 N. 1st St
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: +1-509-248-4510

YWCA

Phone: +1-509-248-7796
Family crisis, domestic dispute

Yakima Interfaith Coalition

Phone: +1-509-457-5058

Crisis Pregnancy Center Yakima, WA

Phone: +1-509-248-2273
Provides pregnancy testing, counseling, clothing, diapers, household items

St Vincent DePaul

2626 Rudkin Rd
Yakima WA 98903
Phone: +1-509-454-8958

Red Cross

302 S 2nd
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-457-1690

Calvary Rescue Mission

Phone: +1-509-248-0120

Social Security Administration

717 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima, WA 98902
Toll Free: +1-800-772-1213
Web: www.ssa.gov  

4 People.org

Web: www.4people.org  

Enterprise for Progress in the Community (EPIC)

2902 Castlevale Rd
Phone: +1-509-248-3950

Casey Family Programs

404 N. 3rd St
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: +1-509-457-8197

Center for Change in Transition Services

Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: +1-206-296-6494
Web: www.seattleu.edu/ccts
A state needs project funded by OSPI. Its main goal is to increase the post-school quality of life for special education students.

People First

2805 Englewood Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Toll Free: +1-800-758-1123

Adolescent Health Transition Project

CHDD, Box 357920, U of WA
Seattle, WA 98195-7920
Phone: +1-206-685-1364
Web: depts.washington.edu/healthtr
Teaching your child basic life and independent living skills.

Washington State Developmental Disabilities Endowment Trust Fund

2600 Martin Way E. Suite D
Olympia, WA
Toll Free: +1-888-754-8798
Assists in developing special need trust funds for people with disabilities to use for their future needs.

Washington Assistive Technology Alliance

Toll Free: +1-800-214-8731
Web: www.wata.org  

SSI Work Incentives Toll

Free: +1-800-772-1213
Web: www.ssa.gov/work  

Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE)

Web: www.theinitiative.ws  

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Phone: +1-306-725-6000
Web: www.k12.wa.us/specialed  

Return to top


Housing

Common Ground

110 Prefontaine Pl. S. #504
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: +1-206-461-4500
Nonprofit consulting firm specializing in low-income & special needs housing development; mission: to create & preserve decent housing for people with low income & special needs throughout Washington State.

DDA

1002 N. 16th Ave. 1st floor
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-225-7970
Toll Free: +1-800-822-7840

Community Living

421 South 47th Avenue
Yakima, WA 98908
Phone: +1-509-966-1998

SL Start

3601 West Washington Avenue
Yakima, WA 98903
Phone: +1-509-453-8033

Yakima Housing Authority

810 N 6th Avenue
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-453-3106

Sunnyside Housing Authority

204 South 13th Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Phone: +1-509-837-5454

Easter Seals Society of Washington

521 2nd West
Seattle, WA 98119
Toll Free: +1-800-678-5708

Union Gospel Mission

1300 North 1st Street
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: +1-509-248-4510

Walsh and Associates

10 North 10th Avenue
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-573-9153

OIC -- Upper County

815 Fruitvale Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-248-6751

Northwest Community Action Center -- Lower County

706 Rentchler Ln
Toppenish, WA 98948
Phone: +1-509-865-7630
Toll Free: +1-800-833-6388

Return to top 


Postsecondary Education

Pat’s College

2805 Englewood
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-249-8479
Email: patscollege@hotmail.com  

Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center

1116 S. 15th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-573-5000
Web: www.yvtech.us  

Yakima Valley Community College

1004 S. 12th Ave, P.O. Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98907
Phone: +1-509-574-4961
Web: www.yvcc.edu
Offering many support services and accommodations for people with disabilities.

Central Washington University

400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Web: www.cwu.edu

Central Washington University -- Deccio Higher Education Center

1000 S. 12th Ave, Room 107
P.O. Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98907-2520
Phone: +1-509-574-6897
Web: www.cwu.edu/yakima
Satellite located on YVCC's Yakima campus.

Heritage University 

3240 Fort Road
Toppenish, WA 98948
Phone: +1-509-865-9264
Toll Free: +1-888-272-6190
Web: http://www.heritage.edu/

Perry Technical Institute 

2011 West Washington Avenue
Yakima, WA 98903
Phone: +1-509-453-0374
Toll Free: +1-888-528-8586
Web: perrytech.edu  

Job Corps

What is Job Corps: http://www.jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps.aspx
Where is Job Corps: http://www.jobcorps.gov/centers/wa.aspx

Return to top


Recreation & Leisure

Special Olympics

210 N. 77th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Phone: +1-509-965-6650
Provides training and competition opportunities for developmentally disabled in 19 Olympic style sports.

One 2 One/ Inclusive Recreation

3801 Kern Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-574-3263
Recreational opportunities for disabled youth and peer mentors.

Village Teen Club

3801 Kern Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-574-3263
Disabled teens meet monthly for a fun evening with other typically developing teen mentors.

Monthly Dance

912 N 80th Ave
Yakima WA 98908
Phone: +1-509-965-1804
Monthly dances available for people with disabilities.

Social Connections

Phone: +1-509-965-1804
People with disabilities meet to socialize and do activities.

Camp Prime Time

Web: www.campprimetime.org A recreational facility in the wilderness for families to enjoy a weekend camp experience who have a child with a disability or disease.

Yakima Parks and Rec

2301 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima, WA
Phone: +1-509-575-6020

Lions Pool

509 W. Pine St
Phone: +1-509-575-6046
Pool has special swim times and rates for people with disabilities.

Boy Scouts

Phone: +1-509-453-4795

Girl Scouts

Toll Free: +1-800-967-8113

YMCA

5 N. Naches Ave
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: +1-509-248-1202

Easter Seals of Washington

Toll Free: +1-800-678-5708

Yakima Bears

Phone: +1-509-457-5151
Yakima’s minor league baseball team.

Yakima Sunkings

Phone: +1-509-248-1222
Yakima’s CBA basketball team.

Yakima Reds

Phone: +1-509-453-2086
Yakima’s USL soccer team affiliate.

Outdoors For All Foundation (formerly the Skiforall Foundation)

6344 NE 74th St, Suite 102
Seattle, WA 98115
Phone: +1-206-838-6030
Web: www.outdoorsforall.org
Biking, outdoors activities, water sports and day camps in summer for persons with all types of disabilities. Adapted ski lessons in winter, adapted bike and other activities year-round.

Return to top


Transportation

Medicaid Transportation Service

302 W. Lincoln Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-248-6793
Toll Free: +1-800-233-1624
Person may use their medical coupon to help pay for transportation for taxi, Cabulance, gas vouchers. Prior approval necessary.

Yakima Transit/ Community Connector

612 N. 16th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-248-1119

Dial-a-Ride

2301 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-575-6054

People for People

Yakima
302 W Lincoln Ave
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: +1-509-248-6793
Toppenish
16 W. First Ave
Toppenish, WA 98948
Sunnyside
2201 E Edison
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Phone: +1-509-837-7610

Return to top