Army Community Service - New Parent Support Program
US Army Garrison Brussels
Unit 8100, Box 08
APO, AE 09714-9998
Phone (DSN) 314-366-6832
Fax (DSN) 314-366-6896
General Program Description
The Army New Parent Support Program (NPSP) provides intensive home visiting services to eligible Families with children prenatal to 3 years old whether they live on or off the installation. Activities and services provided include information and referral to military and civilian programs that support parents of infants and young children, such as parenting programs, respite care for children, and supervised play time for children. All activities and services provided through NPSP are voluntary and non-stigmatizing and emphasize the parents' strengths.
Goals of the Army NPSP are:
NPSP Home Visitor staff consists of Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Registered Nurses. All personnel will possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for their professional certification/licensure and positions. Local installation or State background checks, including Army Central Registry checks, will be completed on all personnel who provide services to parents and their children and will be updated annually.
Families may be self-referred or referred by other agencies such as health care providers, chaplains, social service staff, command, or Family Advocacy Program (FAP) staff.
How to Enroll
Interested families may contact the local Army Community Service (ACS) office, or their health care provider, for further information in the New Parent Support Program.
Installation Specific Information
The New Parent Support Program supports expectant families and parents of children birth to 3 years of age by enhancing the knowledge and skills the parents need to form healthy relationships and to provide safe, nurturing environments for their children. A toddler play group also takes place twice a week at USAG BENELUX - Brussels. Special classes offered include parenting program and needs specific programs. For more information on these subjects, contact Army Community Service at 011-32-2-717-9693 or DSN 314-368-9693. For information on pre-natal classes, contact the Brussels Health Clinic at 011-32-2-717-9500 or 314-368-9500.
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