Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport
Inside the Naval Branch Medical Center, Bldg 472
5502 Marvin Shields Blvd, Suite 1092
Gulfport, MS 39501
United States
Mailing Address:

5301 Bainbridge Avenue, Box 38
Gulfport, MS 39501

FOCUS is a prevention service designed to help families address the stress related to military life. The program includes the entire family and is customized to suit its specific needs. FOCUS is offered in several formats: family consultations, family level training, couples training, small group training, and workshops. FOCUS builds strong connections with other military family providers to support a network of care for families.

Kim Perez, MEd, LPC
Site Director
Debra Thomas
FOCUS Services Coordinator
Jamie Erb
Jamie Erb, MS, LPC
FOCUS Resilience Trainer

Event: FOCUS Story Time at McBride
Date: Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: McBride Commons, Childrens Reading Library: 512 Larcher Blvd., Bldg 2222, Biloxi MS 39531

Come join FOCUS for a preschool story time. We will have a story, crafts and/or games. Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing everyone! :) This is a recurring event. Plan to attend the first Wednesday of each month.

Upcoming Dates: 3/6; 4/3; 5/1; 6/5; 7/3; 8/7; 9/4; 10/2; 11/6; 12/4

The McBride Commons has a lot of great family classes and activities. You can see their schedule at or

Event: FOCUS & the EFMP Program Outreach

Date: Thursday, Feb 7, 2019
Time: 08:00 am - 13:30 am
Location: Keesler Hospital Lobby by Escalator

FOCUS and EFMP are hosting an informational table at the hospital for 3 hours, every 1st Thursday of the month, alternating between 8 am and 12:30 pm. Stop by and learn more about two amazing services offered to our military couples and families. 

Upcoming Dates: 3/7 12:30-3:30; 4/4 8:00-11:30; 5/2 12:30-3:30; 6/6 8:00-11:30; 8/1 8:00-11:30; 9/5 12:30-3:30; 10/3 8:00-11:30; 11/7 12:30-3:30; 12/5 8:00-11:30

Event: Toddler Time with Balfour Beatty Housing
Date:  Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am
Location: Balfour Beatty Housing, 3150 Holloway Drive, Gulfport MS 39501 (Next to Housing Pool)

Join FOCUS and Balfour Beatty Housing for a pre-school age story & craft! This event recurs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. 

Upcoming Dates: 3/13; 4/10; 5/8; 6/12; 7/10; 8/14; 9/11; 10/9; 11/13; 12/11