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New Parent Support Program
250 Rock Island Ave
White Sands Missile Range, NM 88002
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.
Tiny Tykes is a New Parent Support play group that is held at Army Community Service in Building 250 every Thursday 10-11:00 a.m. for children 0-3 years of age. Special events may be scheduled and posted in advance. Contact 575-678-2018 for more information. Call by 4:30 PM every Tuesday to RSVP your attendance for that Thursday. Class cancelations will be posted in advance and / or if no RSVP’s have been made for that week.
The Women, Infants, and Children program is a federal United States Department of Agriculture program that provides federal grants to states for supplemental food, health care referrals and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The WIC program on U.S. Army Garrison White Sands Missile Range is available on the third Wednesday of every month from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Appointments may be made by calling the Las Cruces office at 575-382-0540 or contact ACS at 575-678-6767.