RESTON, VIRGINIA - September 9, 2014 - Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, today announced the award of a contract to support the United States Navy Reserve Psychological Health Outreach Program (PHOP). This contract is valued at $14.3 million over a five-year performance period. Serco has supported this program since its inception in 2008.
Serco will provide comprehensive outreach services to Service Members in the areas of command consultations, psycho-educational briefings and Behavioral Health Screenings (BHS). The Company's work under the contract will be performed in Norfolk, VA; Great Lakes, IL; Everett, WA; San Diego, CA; Jacksonville, FL; and Ft. Worth, TX.
"Serco is honored to continue support to the U.S. Navy, delivering important assistance and expertise to the Naval Reserve," said Dan Allen, Serco Inc.'s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "As part of our Defense Readiness market segment, the PHOP program is one of several programs that Serco executes providing support to the men and women who are defending our country."
The PHOP program was established to ensure that Reservists and their families have full access to appropriate psychological health care services and facilitate their recovery, which is essential to maintaining a ready military force. Some of the program's goals include creating a psychological health safety net for Reservists who are at risk for having untreated stress injuries, and identifying long-term strategies to improve health support services for the Reservists and their families.