The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) is a professional team of supportive and caring counselors, registered nurses, and social workers who provide parenting education, resources and support to Marine families who are expecting or raising children aged 0-5 years old. The NPSP is designed to provide reliable information and resources for moms and dads promoting positive parent-child connections. We offer free home visitations, classes, and groups tailored to meet the interests, needs and unique challenges of military families.
Who is eligible for services?
All active-duty personnel and family members who are expecting a child or have at least one child under the age of 6.
Services offered: Home Visitation:
Individualized parent support and education for expecting parents and children 0-5. Our individually tailored services can take place in the comfort of a parent’s home or our office. If needed, telehealth visits may be arranged. Services include, but are not limited to:
- Growth and Development
- Developmental Screenings and Activities
- Newborn Care/Soothing a Fussy Baby
- Gaining Cooperation and Discipline
- Managing Challenging Behaviors
- Self-Care • Blended Families
- Navigating Military Family Life
- Connecting to Military and Civilian Resources
- Individual Infant Massage Instruction
Baby Boot Camp: A fun and dynamic class for expectant parents addressing important topics about parenthood and the first three months at home with your newborn. Topics such as diapering, newborn care, soothing and calming baby, supporting growth and development, attachment and bonding, safe sleep, postpartum emotions, and more are covered. Registration is required. Please see Google calendar below for additional information, dates, and registration.
Play Group: Provides families with children newborn-18 months (older siblings welcome), a place to play and interact with other families and children outside the home. Parents can gain support and community from others in the group while creating a closer bond with their child. Please see Google calendar below for dates.
Infant Massage Class Free 5-week class for parents & caregivers with infants from 4 weeks to 3 months of age. Infant massage is a wonderful and nurturing way to connect, communicate and bond with your infant. Please see Google calendar below for dates and additional information.
|Monday||7:30am - 4:00pm|
|Tuesday||7:30am - 4:00pm|
|Wednesday||7:30am - 4:00pm|
|Thursday||7:30am - 4:00pm|
|Friday||7:30am - 4:00pm|
|Holiday hours may vary.|