Exceptional Family Member Program


Karina Phillips
EFMP Program Manager
(757) 358-0885


EFMP Caseworker    
Scott Council
Please contact Program Manager
(757) 953-2270

Training, Education and Outreach Specialist
Melinda Little
(757) 953-2222


EFMP Administrative Assistant
Leona Bacote Thomas
(757) 953-2291



The EFMP team is teleworking and available to meet at Camp Elmore or Naval Medical Center Portsmouth EFMP Office by appointment. The main phone contact is the program manager, Karina Phillips, 757-358-0885.
Feel free to email us!

Office Location:

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Building 3, Floor 4
Room 4.2-131
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA  23708-2197

Our office is located just outside the elevators in Building 3 on Floor 4, right next
to the Department of Neurosurgery.

Hours:  Monday through Friday
from 0730 - 1600




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