Fostering Strong Partnerships: Camp Hope

Our partnership with Camp Hope, a low-barrier emergency homeless encampment in Yakima, illustrates our mission to meet people where they are, as we provide a first-of-its-kind solution in our region.

Comprehensive Healthcare is building an on-site behavioral health center to treat clients who live at Camp Hope and experience complex behavioral health and substance abuse challenges. Our staff will provide therapy, outpatient behavioral health services, and coordinate healthcare needs to support residents where they live – so that they don’t have to leave the campus to seek care. In doing so, we will decrease barriers and provide equitable access to behavioral healthcare for the region’s most vulnerable populations.

“This partnership is a game changer for those facing homelessness; and it’s something that hasn’t been done before,” said Mike Kay, executive director of Camp Hope. “When we can work together to help community members, the possibilities go well-beyond what one organization can do alone.

Read the full Spring 2024 Vibrant Communities here