Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP) Average Cost per Family

In fiscal year 2015-2016, PCAP cost approximately $5,500 per client per year in Washington State. This estimate includes staff salaries, rent and office expenses, mileage or vehicle leasing fees, client services, training, and outcome evaluation by UW. Exact costs may vary depending on the size of the PCAP site and the geographic region where the program operates.

The PCAP manual includes budget categories and line items required for operation of a PCAP site.