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United States Air Force
New Parent Support Program
2501 Capehart Road
Ehrling Bergquist Clinic, 2nd Floor
Offutt AFB, NE 68123-2160
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 New Parent Support Program assists parents of newborns with parenting issues featuring an emphasis on baby safety. The program at Offutt is run by three nurses who consult with the parents throughout pregnancy and up to age 3 of their youngest child. They assist with planning and preparation for arrival of newborns, make home visits and conduct a baby safety program in conjunction with Bundles for Babies which is offered at the Offutt Airman and Family Readiness Center. The class features expectant military parents receiving a $50 Exchange gift certificate and a tote bag provided by the Air Force Aid Society. Attendees include expectant parents in their second and third trimester and those with newborns no older than 1 month.