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Department of the Air Force
New Parent Support Program (Family Advocacy)
1191 Menoher Drive
Andrews AFB, MD 20762
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.
New Parent Support Program is a home-based program to provide military families with the skills needed for a happy and healthy childrearing experience. Families are primarily seen in their home. The program is for individuals adopting, single or married. The family will receive visits from a Registered Nurse and/or Social Worker who will help with maternal, prenatal, breastfeeding, postpartum and parenting issues.
The NPSP Team can also provide education in the home on newborn, infant, toddler, child behavior, childcare, growth and development and more. Support can be provided for other family, health-related or stress problems. Appointments are scheduled to accommodate AD and employed moms and/or dads. Call 240-857-7501/9680 for more information.