NPSP’s mission is to provide individualized support and education for the transition to and journey through  parenthood.

FLYERS AND BROCHURES

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.

Home Visits
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
• Nutrition
• 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.

Developmental Screening
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!

Infant Massage
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. NPSP offers free individual classes, as well as a 4-week group class for caregivers with infants 4 weeks to 12 months of age.

Cooperative Parenting
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
Building 6 East
3602 Hochmuth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92140

Monday-Friday 0730-1600

Sandra Reynaga, LMFT
New Parent Support Home Visitor
(619) 524-0805

Koalani Sallas, LMFT
New Parent Support Home Visitor
(619) 524-8033

Service Philosophy

Marine & Family Programs’ goal is a foundation of readiness and resiliency. We reinforce that foundation with personalized service, and an innovative approach.

We hold as our guiding principles, that:
• We Do the Right Thing
• Our Mission is You
• There is No Wrong Door

Mission: To provide tools and resources which promote a ready and resilient Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Vision: To enrich lives through a comprehensive array of innovative programs and services