The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) is a professional team of social workers, counselors, and registered nurses who provide education and support to Marine families who are expecting or raising children aged 0 -5 years old. The NPSP also hosts baby boot camp and group parenting classes, playgroups, and home visits for Marines and their families.

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New Parent Support Program

The New Parent Support is a team of licensed professionals who provide supportive and caring services to military families who are expecting, or those with children, aged 0-5. All services are free of charge and are tailored to meet the needs 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 are eligible.

Services offered:

Home Visitation: Individualized parent support and education for expecting parents and children 0-5. 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
  • Navigating Military Family Life
  • Connecting to Military and Civilian Resources
  • Individual Infant Massage Instruction

Play Group: Provides families with children newborn-18 months, a place to play and interact with other families and children outside the home. Parents are able to 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 registration information.

Event Calendar

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Contact Information

New Parent Support Program

2274 Elrod Ave
Building 2274
San Diego, CA 92145

Phone: 8583079812

Fax: 8583074378


 Office Hours
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
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Holiday hours may vary.
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