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Department of the Air Force
655 Seventh Street
Building 700 Room G-1017
Robins AFB, GA 31098
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.
Bundles for Babies
This Air Force Aid Society Program offered by the Airman & Family Readiness Center in collaboration with Family Advocacy's New Parent Support Program provides an introduction to the NPSP along with information to help expectant couples prepare for their new bundle. Information is provided for TRICARE, the Family Advocacy Program, dental and pediatrics and finances by the A&FRC. This class is offered Quarterly at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. For dates please contact the A&FRC at Commercial 478-926-1256 DSN: 468-1256.
Dads The Basics
This class is for new and expectant dads. Dads learn about baby care, how to be a good dad, a good husband and a good troop all at the same time. The class leader is an active duty dad who has real-life diaper experience. This class is offered quarterly in a single four-hour session. Contact the Family Advocacy Office for class dates.
For more information about these and other classes contact the Family Advocacy Office at 478-327-8398 or DSN 312-497-8398.