1819 West 'J' Street
Yakima, WA 98902


Yakima Specialties empowers people with barriers to employment to achieve their highest potential in life and in the workplace.

Medical Laundry

Serving medical and commercial clients, Medical Laundry cleans up to 6k lbs of laundry daily.
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Wood Working

A custom shipping solutions center. We design and craft a wide range of custom pallets and containers.
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Janitorial Services

Specializes in the cleaning of government and state buildings and local community businesses.
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Supported Employment

Complete scope of solutions based assistance to clients and customers to ensure successful placements.
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2018 YSI Holidays

Monday, January 1 – YSI is closed
Monday, May 28 – YSI is closed
Wednesday, July 4 – YSI is closed
Monday, September 3 – YSI is closed
Thursday, November 22 – YSI is closed
Friday, November 23 – YSI is closed
Tuesday, December 25 – YSI is closed

*Every other federal holiday – YSI IS OPEN*

Operating Hours

Wood Shop
8:00am - 3:15pm M-Th
8:00am - 1:15pm F

8:00am - 4:15pm M-F

8:00am - 1:30pm M-Th
8:00am - 2:00pm F

Supported Employment
8:00am - 4:15pm M-F

8:00am - 4:15pm M-F

Annual Report

As we approach 50 years in business we are continuing to expand our capabilities.
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On-Site Services

We can provide on-site labor at your location to help with a variety of tasks.
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Now CARF Certified

CARF certification is an important credential for human services providers.
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Support Us

Learn more about the many ways that you can support the work of YSI.
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Learn More about Yakima Specialties

Our Vision

  • Preparing

    Prepare and place people in jobs who have barriers to employment due to mental, physical, and emotional challenges.


  • Opportunities

    Provide assessment, job and life skills training, resulting in increased opportunities for employment and learning potential.


  • Empowerment

    Increase educational and occupational skills while decreasing social and economic dependency, thereby providing a higher quality of life and an enhanced workforce.



Grant to Purchase New Washers from the Yakima Valley Community Foundation

Yakima Valley Community Foundation awarded Yakima Specialties, Inc. (YSI) a $15,000 grant in November 2016. YSI put that grant towards the purchase of new washers for the commercial laundry area...

Thank You Cost Less Carpet !

YSI would like to extend a special thank you to Cost Less Carpet in Yakima for selling us carpet at cost for the remodeling of the YSI administration building.

Yakima Specialties Awarded Pacific Power Foundation Grant

Pacific Power Foundation rewards Yakima Specialties for their work on Coats for Kids Yakima, WA, April 17, 2015: Yakima Specialties has been named the recipient of the 2015 Pacific Power Health...