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New Parent Support Program at ACS
Texas Strasse 57 Apt 2
Wiesbaden Germany 65189
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.
New Parent Support Program
The New Parent Support Program provides comprehensive home visits with training on child development, behavioral stages, psychological nurturing, basic parenting skills and resource information. Hospital visits are also provided. Educational classes and play groups are offered and provide a forum for parents to network and exchange ideas.
Who is eligible?
Families with children age newborn up to 4 years old, or who are expecting a baby are invited to participate in the New Parent Support Program.
NPSP has a resource room available to you, which includes: books, DVDs and other materials on topics such as parenting, family relationships, child development and infant care. We also loan empathy bellies and hospital-grade breast pumps.
Play Morning is a place where parents and children (12 to 36 months) can come together to play and make new friends. Parents will learn about child development, parenting, and age appropriate activities for their children. Children will be able to enjoy free play and music.
Newborn Network is a support group for parents with babies up to twelve months of age. Parents will receive information related to parenting as well as socialize with other parents that have infants.
Breast feeding support group offers moms a chance to learn more about the joys and advantages of breastfeeding. Lead by International Board Certified Lactation consultant.
Mommy and Daddy 101
Expecting parents are invited to participate in our monthly Mommy & Daddy 101 Class to learn about the last trimester of pregnancy, labor, delivery, relaxation & comfort techniques, breastfeeding and newborn care.
Our home visits provide a chance to meet with a professional who can address your concerns as a parent in the privacy of your home.
Please call the ACS Front Desk at 0611-143-548-9201 for more information and to connect you to the Family Advocacy Program.