All children should be seen and heard.

Yakima

TeamChild in Yakima County

TeamChild’s Yakima office opened its doors to Yakima County youth in 1998 with support from state funding.

Local Highlights

  • A big thank you to Yakima Valley Community Foundation for supporting our legal services and advocacy to Yakima County youth in 2012 and 2013.
  • Thanks to United Way of Central Washington for supporting TeamChild Yakima in 2011-2012 and again in 2012-2013!
  • Our Yakima office received funding from the Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice to work with youth returning from long-term incarceration.  Find out how TeamChild advocacy helped reconnect kids to their home communities here.
  • TeamChild Yakima hosted a law clerk from New York University School of Law in the summer of 2009 who helped with community outreach efforts and developed Know Your Rights materials for youth in juvenile detention.

 

Staff List

Bonnie Linville - Staff Attorney

Kathryn McNeill - Staff Attorney

Lorena Navarro - Program Assistant