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Department of the Air Force
New Parent Support Program - Army
502 Sternberg Ave
Fort Eustis, VA 23604
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 Langley and Fort Eustis New Parent Support Program offers professional home visit services to expectant parent(s of newborn children up to age 3. NPSP can assist with your questions, needs and parenting goals. The program links families with military and civilian resources, conducts early childhood growth and development screenings, promotes positive parent/child interactions, and helps parents develop effective parenting skills.
NPSP provides local resource lists for civilian and military programs including prenatal and parenting education classes, programs for dads, child care information, parent-child interaction groups, couple communication, and problem solving resources.
To access NPSP, expectant parents can complete information forms for NPSP nurses during their obstetrics enrollment process at Langley's 633d Medical Group. If someone is delivering off base, they can contact the nurses for more information about enrollment. Please call 757-764-2427 or 757-878-0807 for more information.
NPSP has a team of professionals who can provide supportive and caring services to military families at our office and primarily in the home setting. This program gives parent(s) or parent(s)-to-be the opportunity to learn or ask questions about child development, parenting skills, budgeting, discipline and other parenting concerns. Visits are arranged at your convenience.