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New Parent Support Program
2nd Street/D Street
Yuma, AZ 85365-9498
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.
The New Parent Support Program at Yuma Providing Ground is offered to Army families to enhance parent and infant attachment, increase knowledge of child development and provide connections to the support services that allow parents to become nurturing and capable caregivers. The NPSP is managed by Family Advocacy. Staff can provide parenting education, support and resource linkage.
You don't have to be a new parent to participate in the program. Army families who are pregnant or with children through the age of five years are eligible for NPSP services.
Family Advocacy offers classes to parents with children of all ages. They can talk about your concerns as a parent or parent-to-be, and help you learn to cope with stress, isolation and the everyday demands of parenthood.
For more information, contact the YPG FAP at 928-328-3224.