Behavioral Health Services
Last updated on Jan 16, 2021
  • County or local government funds
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Other State Funds
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan
  • State mental health agency
  • State welfare or child and family services funds

Contact Info

307 South 12th Avenue
Yakima, WA - 98902

T (509) 575-8457



Community Mental Health Center

Behavioral Health Services is a certified Community Mental Health Center and therefore operates through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance.

County or Local Government Funds

Counties are often responsible for backing services like schools and hospitals. Behavioral Health Services receives funding from either the county or another local government. This means that mental health services for local residents might be offered for free or at a reduced rate. Call to find out.

Community Services Block Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers funds in the form of Community Services Block Grants to all states. The purpose of these funds is to reduce poverty by helping low-income individuals and families find work, access education, obtain housing, and improve their health. Behavioral Health Services is a recipient of this grant. You may qualify for assistance provided you meet low-income eligibility requirements but you must apply by contacting the following office:

Washington State Department of Commerce - Community Services and Housing Division
Karen Dunn ( CSBG Program Manager )
1011 Plum Street SE
P. O. Box 42525
Olympia, WA - 98504-2525
Phone: 360-725-2822
Fax: 360-586-0489
Karen.Dunn@Commerce.WA.Gov
www.Commerce.WA.Gov
Washington State Department of Commerce
Brian Bonlender ( Director )
1011 Plum Street SE
P.O. Box 42525
Olympia, WA - 98504-2525
Phone: 360-725-4000
Brian.Bonlender@Commerce.WA.Gov
www.Commrece.WA.Gov

Medicare

Behavioral Health Services accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicaid

Behavioral Health Services accepts Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with low incomes and limited resources. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Community Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Centers operate through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance. Behavioral Health Services is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

Other State funds

Behavioral Health Services recieves funding from the state of Washington other than traditional funding like Medicare, Medicaid, or Community Services Block grants. This means that it likely that these subsidies will translate to affordable or free mental health services to you. Call Behavioral Health Services to find out.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Behavioral Health Services receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Behavioral Health Services Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

State welfare or child and family services funds

Behavioral Health Services recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.

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