Parent Child Assistance Program

Program Overview

PCAP is a home visitation intervention program that works with women who experience substance use disorder during pregnancy to help them have healthier future pregnancies. The program helps mothers complete substance use disorder treatment, stay in recovery, and choose effective family planning methods.

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    Goals of Parent Child Assistance Program

    •  Assist mothers on their path to healing and recovery
    •  Place children in a safe environment where they can receive healthcare
    •  Link families with community resources
    •  Help prevent the risk of future drug- and alcohol-affected births

    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

    PCAP intervention is provided by trained and supervised case managers who work with mothers and families for three years, beginning during pregnancy or up to six months postpartum.

    The case managers offer regular home visitation and connect women and their families with community resources for healthcare, housing, child welfare, and other issues. Case managers help mothers with:

    • Setting goals and starting to work toward them
    • Monitoring progress
    • Navigating services with various providers
    • Transportation to important appointments
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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
    • D. classes
    • Employment
    • 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
    • Furniture
    • 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:

    • 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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