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Parent Child Assistance Program

Program Overview

PCAP is a 3-year intensive case management program for mothers who experienced substance use disorder during pregnancy. PCAP helps mothers access services, achieve and maintain recovery, and create a healthy family environment.

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    Goals of Parent Child Assistance Program

    The goals of PCAP are to help mothers with substance use disorders to:

    •  build and maintain healthy, independent, alcohol/drug-free lives
    •  prevent future births of alcohol- and drug-exposed children

    (PCAP does not place children.)

    Contact Information:

    Address: 801 Summitview Ave.

    Hours: Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm

    Main Office Phone: (509) 203-1006 

    Fax: (509) 571-1090

    Email: Kimberly Hitchcock

     

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    About Parent Child Assistant Program Advocates

    Trained and supervised case managers meet with clients twice monthly, in clients’ homes when possible, to assist clients in:

    • Setting goals and identifying steps to achieve them
    • Obtaining alcohol/drug treatment
    • Staying in recovery
    • Choosing a family planning method 
    • Staying up-to-date with child health care, immunizations
    • Addressing housing, domestic violence, child custody problems 
    • Connecting with community services
    • Resolving system service barriers 
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    PCAP advocates provide access to the following resources:

    • Drug and alcohol treatment
    • Mental health counseling and treatment referrals
    • Parent support groups and classes
    • Women’s support groups
    • Domestic violence support groups
    • Parenting classes
    • Access to employment services
    • Daycare
    • Counseling for children
    • Emergency shelter
    • HIV/AIDS testing (anonymous)
    • Family planning
    • Public health nurse
    • Child visitation/CPS
    • Information on bus tickets/passes
    • WIC
    • College applications
    • Housing
    • Information on food banks and hot meal programs
    • Legal referrals
    • Training for job skills
    • Information on vouchers (rent, food, and utilities)
    • Children’s immunizations, children’s health, and dental care

    To learn more, or enroll in PCAP, call (509) 248-1800 to set up a time to meet with an advocate.

    PCAP’s Annual Educational Programs Include:

    Note: These programs are only available at Yakima PCAP. Not all PCAP sites offer these programs.

    • Children’s Reunification (National Reunification Month): TBD
    • Harvest Carnival at the Henry Beauchamp Center: TBD
    • PCAP clothing drive (every four months)
    • Better Me Better Parent Conference – TBD
      • Workshops being offered: Optimizing your brain “Protein for All”, Ages and stages, Fatherhood engagement, Stress management and how to deal with it, Mindfulness, What is trauma and how does it affect you, Yakima Work opportunities, Navigating Reunification, Cooking for parents and kids, Healthy Relationships, Zumba, Parenting 101  and Crafting workshops where Collaging, Rock painting and Quilt coloring will be happening throughout the conference.
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