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United States Marine Corps
New Parent Support Program
BLDG LCH 4007 Butler Dr.
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542
You may be expecting your first baby or busy with a toddler. That probably means you have your hands full, and may have questions. Thankfully, help is at hand.
The New Parent Support Program is a free service that helps military parents, including expectant parents, transition successfully into parenthood and provide a nurturing environment for their children. Services vary, but may include home visits, parenting classes, playgroups or prenatal classes.
The New Parent Support Program is a team made up of nurses, social workers and home visitation specialists who offer support and guidance by helping parents:
Learn more about the New Parent Support Program and contact your installation New Parent Support Program office to find out what’s available at your installation.
New Parent Support Program staff are child development professionals, including registered nurses, clinical social workers, and para-professionals trained in the delivery and practice of established home visiting models. The program is supervised and monitored at the installation level by the Family Advocacy program manager.
The program is available to military families who are expecting a baby or have children age 3 or younger. Marine Corps eligibility includes families with at least one child under 5.
Contact your installation New Parent Support Program office or Family Advocacy Program office.
The New Parent Support Program is made up of a professional team of social workers and nurses who provide educational and supportive services to military families. Our trained, supervised staff has extensive knowledge of the issues encountered by today's parents. These home visitors are sensitive to the unique challenges facing military families.
The NPSP helps families cope with stress, isolation, pre- and post-deployment periods, reunions and the everyday demands of parenthood through a variety of programs.
Such services include Baby Boot Camp, infant massage, parenting classes and home visits. Registration is required. For more information, call 910-450-9501.
Additional resources include: