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Department of the Air Force
New Parent Support Program
2630 Central Avenue
Eielson AFB, AK 99702
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.
Anyone who is pregnant or has children under 3 years and has at least one member of the family who is eligible for treatment at the medical facility can receive services from the Polar Babies new parent support program. The program is designed to provide education and support to parents during their pregnancy and their babies’ first years of life.
The program offers home, virtual and office visits, breastfeeding support, telephone consults, community referrals, educational programs and car seat safety inspections.