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United States Marine Corps
New Parent Support Program
4007 Butler Dr.
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542
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 New Parent Support Program office is located in Building LCH-4007 (Corner of Butler Dr. and 4th St.), Midway Park, NC.
Among the program's free services are a two-day Baby Boot Camp, home visitations, a four-day parenting class, weekly playgroups during the school year, and Baby and Me. These programs are designed for military families who are expecting or have children 5 years of age and younger.