Originally established as a provider of
health care for migrant and seasonal farm workers, the Yakima Valley
Farm Workers Clinic is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1978.
Today the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has locations throughout
Washington and Oregon, impacting the lives of thousands of adults and
children each year. Services are provided without regard to an
individual's ability to pay. A sliding-fee scale is available for those
without health insurance.
The list of services includes medical and dental care, behavioral
health care and counseling, pharmacy services, community health services and nutritional services. There are
also educational and employment training programs.
Many of the communities served by the Farm Workers Clinic have
significant populations of farm workers and low-income families. To help
ensure we are meeting our patients' needs, an estimated two-thirds of
our staff members are bilingual/bicultural. Many are from families who
earn their livings from migrant or seasonal farm work.
The mission of the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, its Board of
Directors and its employees, is to improve the quality of life for farm
workers, the underserved and others as we work to strengthen the health
of our communities.
We believe in the right to wellness for all in a comprehensive,
preventive approach to health. We value cultural diversity and teamwork.
We respect the dignity of our clients and employees.
As dedicated community members, we the employees and the Board of
Directors, commit ourselves to empower the populations we serve. We
continuously strive to improve the high quality services we provide.