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United States Army
New Parent Support Program Plus (NPSP+)
Bldg. 36000, Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX 76544
The New Parent Support Program is a team of support staff — made up of nurses, social workers and home visitation specialists — that focuses on providing individualized support for new and expecting parents. Services vary, but may include home visits, parenting classes, playgroups or prenatal classes. Find out what’s available at your installation. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Check out a nearby installation to see if they have additional resources.
The New Parent Support Program offers information, support and guidance to military families who are expecting a child or have a child 3 years old or younger. Services are provided free of charge to eligible families. Program staff provides support in the areas of pregnancy, labor and delivery, infant and toddler care and safety, growth and development, parenting and family relationships through home visits, classes, support groups and referrals to community services. New Parent Support Program staff understands the impact that military life can have on expectant and new families and assists families in coping with these special situations. Program services are tailored to each family's unique circumstances and can help with preparing for parenthood, parenting skills, understanding growth and development, couple communication and stress management.
New Parent Support Program services are provided by registered nurses, licensed social workers and parent educators.
Program services are available to military families with an expectant parent or with children 3 years of age or younger.
To get more information, contact your installation's Family Advocacy Program office. Find your installation on MilitaryINSTALLATIONS and select ‘Family Advocacy Program’ from the drop-down menu. You will find contact information specific to your installation on that page.
Meet with a professional who can answer your questions, bring you information, and talk to you about your concerns as a parent or soon-to-be parent in the privacy of your own home. Professional home visitors are Registered Nurses (RN) or Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) experienced in families with young children.
NPSP offers parenting education through home visitation. Your home visitor will work with you on the parenting topics and issues of concern to your family in order to meet your individual needs.
Our playgroups offer opportunities each week to meet other parents while children socialize, learn and join in play activities. Staff provides fun and age-appropriate play for young children from 0-36 months of age.
For additional information on the play mornings or classes listed above, or to sign up, please contact the Fort Hood New Parent Support Program at 254-287-2286.
Our playgroups offer opportunities each week to meet other parents while children socialize, learn and join in play activities. Staff provides fun and age appropriate play for young children from 0-36 months of age.