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Department of the Air Force
New Parent Support Program
7219 North Litchfield Road
Luke AFB, AZ 85309-1525
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.
Luke Air Force Base offers many programs for new parents.
An exciting program offered through Family Advocacy to provide support to mothers and families by offering a wide variety of services such as:
For additional information, contact Family Advocacy at 623-856-3417 or DSN 312-896-3417.
Love and Logic
Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered and more skilled in their interactions with children. Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows children to live with the consequences of their choices. Love and Logic is a way of working with children that puts parents back in control, teaches children to be responsible, and prepares young people to live in the real world, with its many choices and consequences. For additional information, contact Family Advocacy at 623-856-3417 or DSN 312-896-3417.
A layette of baby items are provided within five weeks of birth for newborn children of active duty E-5 and below assigned or attached to Luke Air Force Base. Call or visit the Airman and Family Readiness Center in Building 1113, at 623-856-6550 or DSN 312-896-6550.
Women's, Infant, Children's Program
This program provides nutritious supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to health and social services for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children age 0-5. Serves as an adjunct to health care during critical times of growth and development to prevent the occurrence of health problems and improve the health and nutritional status of the participants. The Luke WIC office is open Monday and Wednesday from 8-11:15 a.m. and 1-4:15 p.m. and is located in Building 1140. Call for more information at 877-809-5092 extension 131508. For WIC income eligibility guidelines, visit the Arizona Department of Health Services website.
Bundles for Babies
Bundles for Babies is a fun class offered once a month at the Airman and Family Readiness Flight. While all branches of the military are invited to attend this excellent class, the free Army and Air Force Exchange Service gift card is for active-duty Air Force members and their spouses. Call to sign up at 623-856-6550 or DSN 312-896-6550.