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Department of the Air Force
Family Advocacy Program (New Parent Program)
30 Nightingale Rd.
Edwards AFB, CA 93524
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 designed to help expectant and new parents meet their challenging roles as mother, father and family. NPSP is a voluntary program in which participants at Edwards Air Force Base receive individualized care from a registered nurse twice monthly (or more if needed). The Edwards Air Force Base NPSP offers a variety of services to families that are expecting or are new parents including home visits (on base and within the surrounding communities), breastfeeding classes, basic parenting information and educational information on baby and toddler care.
Edwards Air Force Base NPSP Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For enrollment information, call 661- 277-5292 or DSN 312-527-5292.