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Department of the Air Force
New Parent Support Program
7050 Air Depot Blvd
Family Advocacy Center
Tinker AFB, OK 73145
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 Tinker Family Advocacy Program offers a wide variety of programs for new and expectant parents. For more information, call 405-582-6604.
The Pregnancy Resource Briefing is held the first Tuesday of each month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Lakesha Levy Conference Room (Building 1094 of the 72nd Medical Group). When you attend, you can expect to find out about:
For more information on the PRB, or to sign up, call 405-582-6604. After completing the NPSP enrollment forms, you will be contacted by an NPSP representative by telephone.
Baby Business Class
This four-session class meets Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Classes cover nutrition, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, baby safety, child growth and development, and more.
Quarterly skills only class designed to help adults learn CPR. No card or certification given.
Quarterly class for parents to learn skills associated with soothing, baby bonding, colic relief, attachment, and stress associated with parenting.
Love and Logic
A four-week class for parents of children ages 6-12 years, parents quickly learn simple techniques that teach children responsibility and good character. Parents benefit by having reduced stress and improved odds for lifelong positive relationships with their children.
A four-week class for parents of children 2-6 years old featuring easy-to-learn parenting solutions and down-to-Earth, kid-friendly discipline techniques.
Active Parenting of Teens
A four-week class for parents with teens, you will learn how to establish mutual respect and cooperation, decrease power struggles, mold values, help your child make positive choices in life to prevent risky behavior, and develop skills and character they need in order to thrive as they gain independence.
Moms with a Mission
A weekly support group that meets at the A&FRC every Thursday from 3-4. Available to any mom with base access. Topics include, post-partum, mental health, stressors with being active duty or married to active duty, etc.
Dads The Basics (In a Nutshell)
This is a class taught by dads for new and soon-to-be dads. Topics include pregnancy, coping with crying, ways to show you care and more!
Services for Individuals
Services for individuals include: