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United States Army
New Parent Support Program
310 Brannon Road
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
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.
New Parent Support Program’s professional social workers and nurses offer supportive and caring services to military Families and children from birth to 3 years of age. Through a variety of programs including home visits and parenting classes, the NPSP provides opportunities to learn to cope with stress, isolation, post-deployment, reunions and the everyday demands of parenthood. The program is committed to developing strong Army families and the prevention and treatment of family violence.
NPSP classes and workshops include Newborn Care Class, Breastfeeding Basics, Infant Massage, and Toon Time Matinee Play.
NPSP works closely with military and civilian resources such as Tripler Army Medical Center's Mother Baby Unit and Childbirth Education, Pregnant Soldier Wellness Program, Schofield OB/GYN Clinic, Women, Infants and Children, Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition as well as local health fair resources.