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New Parent Support Program
27 Ranger Street
Fleet & Family Support Center
Box 136, Bldg 27, NAS
Jacksonville, FL 32212-5000
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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 NAS Jacksonville New Parent Support program is a voluntary program focused on providing parent education and support for new and expectant parents as they transition into parenthood. The New Parent Support Program provides parent education on pre-natal topics, stress management, child development, positive discipline, nurturing routines, and many other parent-related topics. In addition, the New Parent Support Program can also assist families with connecting to community resources.
Who is Eligible? The program is FREE to all Active Duty service members and their dependents who are either expecting a child or have children up to three years of age. These services are provided either via telephone consult or face-to-face options in the office or home environment.