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New Parent Support Program (NPSP)
211 Lindquist Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31314-5152
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 (NPSP) is a free, noninvasive, voluntary program offered to expectant parents or parents who already have a child or children from birth to 36 months. This includes single and teenage parents. Main goals of NPSP are to prevent child abuse and domestic violence by providing education and support based on the need of the family.
The ultimate goal of is to promote strong parenting practices and healthy families in the Army by providing parents with skills to foster child development and well-being. NPSP can help Military Families learn to cope with stress, isolation, post-deployment reunions, and the everyday demands of parenthood.
NPSP helps develop support networks and answers questions while your Family experiences changes. Sometimes even marital relationship is stressed. We can help address issues and open line of communication.
NPSP staff are trained licensed clinical social workers and registered nurses who promote strong, healthy, and connected Military Families through programming including play groups, classes, and home visits.
All Military Families, including single parents and teenage parents, expecting a child or with children from birth to three years of age are eligible to participate free of charge in all of the services offered. Call 912-767-2882 or visit the Family Advocacy Program at building 82 and ask for a New Parent Support Program Home Visitor.