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Family Advocacy Program - New Parent Support Program
208 D.L. Ingram Avenue
Cannon AFB, NM 88103
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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 a team made up of nurses, social workers and home visitation specialists who offer support and guidance by helping parents. 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.
208 D.L. Ingram Ave Building 1408, Cannon AFB, NM 88103, 575-784-2474, 575-784-1108, 575-784-4624
Family Advocacy Program:
The Family Advocacy Program is responsible for the prevention of and response to child abuse and neglect and domestic abuse/intimate partner violence in military families. It works with civilian social service agencies, military and civilian medical providers, law enforcement, legal personnel, chaplains, and child and youth programs to provide a coordinated community response. The goal of the program is to promote the prevention, early identification, reporting and treatment of child and intimate partner abuse. Family Advocacy Program services are available to service members and family members eligible for care in a military treatment facility. This includes intimate partners who share a child in common with a service member, live with or previously lived with a service member. Dating partners and others may qualify for limited support and referrals as appropriate.
Program services vary by installation, but generally include:
• Public awareness campaigns, education and support for individuals, couples and parents• Parenting support at every age and stage, including New Parent Support Program home visits for expectant parents, new parents and families with young children• Safety planning, advocacy and support for domestic abuse victims• Clinical treatment for abusers and all affected family members as appropriate
Family Advocacy Program, 225 D.L. Ingram Ave, Building 1408, Cannon AFB, NM 88103, 575-784-2472, 575-784-1108, 575-784-4624
The Bundles for Babies class offers financial awareness of the cost of raising a child and parenting information. You must be at least 12 weeks pregnant. Receive a $50 base exchange gift card with participation. For enrollment, contact Military and Family Readiness Center, 331 D.L Ingram, Building 1433, 575-784-4228.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children program locations:
Cannon Air Force Base, Women Infants, and Children (WIC) 208 W. DL Ingram Ave, Cannon AFB, NM, 575-784-2127, 575-784-7807Clovis, Health Office WIC, 1216 Cameo St., Clovis, New Mexico, 575-762-3309