Rhonda Hauff

Past Board President
Representing Housing

Yakima Neighborhood Services

YNHS operates eight primary care sites and one mobile medical clinic - one dedicated to homeless individuals, and one located within a Community Mental Health Center.  YNHS also provides medical respite care, transitional housing, and permanent housing, and operates the Homeless Resource Center for the Homeless Network of Yakima County.

YNHS is the largest homeless service provider in Yakima County.  Last year YNHS served over 2,200 homeless patients, and over 2,000 clients in housing and homeless prevention programs.

Ms. Hauff is past chair of the Health Care for Homeless Committee and current chair of the Health Care in Public Housing Committee for the National Association of Community Health Centers, serves on several local partnerships to coordinate access and services for underserved populations.  She also serves on Washington State’s Health Benefits Exchange’s Navigator Technical Advisory Committee. YNHS has been successful in health coverage assistance for vulnerable populations for many years.

Ms. Hauff is a graduate of the George Washington University – Masters Certificate program in Community Health Center Management, Masters Work in Psychology / Social Work at Pacific Lutheran University (Washington State), and a Bachelors of Art in Community Health Education (Washington State).