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United States Air Force
New Parent Support Program - Army
213 Calhoun St.
Fort Eustis, VA 23604
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.
You may be expecting your first baby or busy with a toddler. That means you have your hands full, and may have questions. Thankfully, help is at hand. The New Parent Support Program is a free service for military parents.
The program focuses on one-on-one support through home visits. Parenting classes and playgroups may also be available at some locations. Staff members include nurses, social workers and home visitation specialists.
Learn more about the New Parent Support Program.
The program’s home visitors understand the challenges of military life. They can share tools for successful parenting during PCS, deployment and more.
New Parent Support Program staff are child development professionals, including registered nurses, clinical social workers, or para-professionals trained in the delivery and practice of established home visiting models.
The program is available to military families who are expecting a baby or have kids 3 or younger. Marine Corps eligibility includes families with at least one child under 5.
Contact your Family Advocacy Program office or Military and Family Support Center.
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.
Supervised by professional staff, play group includes projects and group activities to help children improve their social cognitive and motor skills. Targeted at parents with newborn children up to preschool-aged children, services include interactive play for parents and children alike and a support group atmosphere for the adults.
Play group is held at Ft. Eustis in Building 1102 on Pershing Ave. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 10 to 11 a.m. Please bring your child's shot records the first time you attend play group.