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.
In line with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, NPSP has virtual office hours for all active duty service members and dependents. If you require assistance, please contact us at 619-524-0805 or 619-524-8033.
The New Parent Support Program is offering VIRTUAL Baby Boot Camp until further notice. To register or for more information, please call 619-524-0805 or 619-524-8033. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please click below for the 2022 schedule.
New Parent Support Program
The New Parent Support Program at MCRD San Diego is a prevention and outreach program that offers in-home visits, parenting education classes, information and referrals for active duty personnel and family members who are either expecting a child, or who have at least one child age 5 or under.
Call us today to learn more about any of the services you see below.
All active duty personnel and family members who are expecting a child or have at least one child age 5 or under are eligible to receive NPSP services. Home visits can take place in the home, the New Parent Support office or any other convenient and comfortable location. Home visit topics include:
- Age appropriate discipline
- Age appropriate play
- Effective communication
- Stress management
- Deployment issues
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
- Newborn care
- Sibling rivalry
- Toilet training and much more
Baby Boot Camp
This is a fun and dynamic class for expectant active duty personnel and their partners that addresses numerous topics about your new baby, such as basic infant care, the developmental stages of infants, soothing your infant, child safety, and pre and postpartum emotions.
Classes are held on the last Wednesday of every other month from 0830-1600. Please call for dates, registration, and class location.
In-home developmental screening for children 1 month to 5 years old. Home Visitors assess your child’s communication, motor skills, problem solving, and social and emotional development. Learn how to enhance your child’s development through fun and easy activities!
NPSP offers free individual infant massage classes. Infant massage is a wonderful and nurturing way to connect, communicate, and bond with your infant. Learn about the power of touch in bonding with your baby, and the benefits of massage for your baby’s circulation, digestion, and emotional well-being.
This is an 8-week individual program teaching effective co-parenting skills for single, separated, and/or divorced parents. All classes must be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion.
New Parent Support Program
Home Visitor: 6195240805
Home Visitor: 6195248033
Main office: 6195240465