Our Vision Statement:

Recovery For All!

Our Mission Statement:

To support recovery for all in need by providing access to quality assessment, education, integrated treatment services and co-occurring services for substance use disorders and behavioral health needs


What we do

We restore lives and families by providing professional, effective alcohol and other drug counseling utilizing experienced, competent and caring staff.

MERIT Resource Services provides quality outpatient alcohol drug counseling services. We have Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Outpatient, Relapse Prevention, Assessments and Education.

Services are Client Centered, Individualized and provided by competent and caring professional staff.

Recognizing that many times the family is a valuable resource for ongoing recovery, we have added a Family Program to our Intensive Outpatient Program and encourage family participation.


Serving Central Washington for over 30 years

MERIT Resource Services is a nonprofit outpatient alcohol and other drug assessment, treatment and education provider in Central Washington. We have been in business for over 30 years and have provided services to over 50,000 individuals.


A Nationally Accredited Provider

In addition to our Washington State Certification,MERIT Resource Services has been awarded the highest level of accreditation by CARF International for:

Assessment & Referral - adults, children and adolescents
Substance Use Disorder Intensive Outpatient Treatment - adults, children and adolescents
Substance Use Disorder Outpatient Treatment - adults, children and adolescents


Located in Ellensburg, Yakima, Wapato, Toppenish, Sunnyside, and Kennewick

We have offices in six convenient locations -

Ellensburg, Yakima, Wapato, Toppenish, Sunnyside and Kennewick.


We are a United Way of Central Washington partner agency!