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United States Air Force
New Parent Support Program
7219 North Litchfield Road
Luke AFB, AZ 85309-1525
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.
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.