The Parent-Child Assistance
Program (PCAP) is an evidence-based home visitation case-management
model for mothers who abuse alcohol or drugs during pregnancy. Its
goals are to help mothers build healthy families and prevent future
births of children exposed prenatally to alcohol and drugs.



The PCAP Approach

Pregnant and parenting women are enrolled in PCAP for 3
PCAP forms partnerships with and between clients and families and
community service providers.


Detail (as of August 2022)

Current Clients: 118
Intakes Scheduled: 2
Currently Monthly Intake Capacity: 4



What’s Happening in

Summer is in full swing at PCAP this month as we
celebrate the warm weather and immerse ourselves in community events
such as Lakefair and Reunification Days! 



PCAP at Lakefair!






The PCAP team is
expanding–Meet our New Case Managers!



My name is Tina Smith-
soon to be Fisher- I got married 2 weeks ago!  I come to PCAP
with 25 years of social work experience with Washington State. I
also have experience in teaching parent education classes and child
development. I am grateful and excited to be a part of PCAP and


Hi I’m
Courtney, I’m a recent graduate with my BS in psychology and I am
one of the newest PCAP case managers. I have a passion for social
work and community based outreach, so my role here with PCAP is my
dream job! In my time off I enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors
with my dog, Peach. 


Welcome to the family
Tina & Courtney! 


Do you want to work
for a great organization while supporting the community? PCAP is
looking for a Case Manager.  Please click on the link below to














Local Food Bank


Thurston County Food Bank 

The Saint’s Pantry

Matlock Food Bank 



North Mason Food Bank 

Greater Chehalis Food Bank

City Mission Food Distribution



PCAP Client Outcomes
After 3 years with a
PCAP Case Manager:

  • 92% of clients had completed alcohol/drug
    treatment programs
  • 76% were abstinent from alcohol/ drugs for
    > 6
    months during the program
  • 68% were using family planning methods on a
    regular basis
  • 68% were in permanent, stable housing


Eligibility Criteria
Women must meet all
three criteria. 

  1. Are pregnant or up to 12 months* postpartum
  2. Used alcohol or drugs during pregnancy
  3. Are ineffectively connected to community


  • Have a child with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum
    Disorder (FASD)
  • Are currently abusing alcohol
  • Are in their childbearing years




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How to make a

To make a referral contact our Administrative Assistant Sandra
Wells. Email or
call 360.754.7629 and ask for PCAP
. Please
have verbal authorization and contact information available. We
will reach out to complete the screening as soon as possible
to confirm eligibility.
We do not make cold

Affiliated with:
Addictions, Drug & Alcohol
Institute (ADAI)
The University of Washington (UW)


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