Author: Brevard Family Partnership

Brevard Family Partnership’s 3rd Annual Decades in Revue “Awesome 80’s” Lip Sync Battle Features Local Stars

MELBOURNE, FL – September 25, 2017 – On Saturday, October 21, 2017, the biggest stars of Brevard County will take the stage to perform and lip sync their favorite musical act from the “Awesome 80’s”. This lip sync battle, held at the Melbourne Hilton Rialto, (200 Rialto Place), from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m., will highlight…
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Message from the CEO

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The time has come for me to begin a new chapter in my life. I will retire on September 30, 2017 after serving as CEO of the Brevard Family Partnership Family of Agencies for the past 13 years. Starting October 1, 2017, Jim Carlson will assume the role of Interim CEO…
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Brevard Family Partnership To Reorganize Family of Agencies In Response to Growth and Expansion

Brevard Family Partnership To Reorganize Family of Agencies In Response to Growth and Expansion MELBOURNE, FL – September 26, 2017 – We are pleased to announce that Brevard Family Partnership (BFP) is reorganizing its Family of Agencies in response to the growth and expansion the agency has experienced over the past 10 years. The Board…
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

On Sunday, September 10th, families across America celebrated Grandparents Day. Here in Brevard, over 8,500 children are currently being raised by relative caregivers, including local grandparents. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) of Brevard is a local organization that strives to provide a stable home in order to ensure permanent placement with relatives in lieu of foster care. The…
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Three things to watch for in our ‘A’-rated school district

Three things to watch for in our ‘A’-rated school district By Dr. Desmond Blackburn Welcome back, teachers, students and families. You are what makes Brevard Public Schools so special – and why our district earned an ‘A’ grade from the state this year. I’m glad you’re here. In addition to new lessons and standards in…
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August E-News: Message from the CEO

As summer comes to a close, and children are returning to school, I trust this newsletter greets you having had a memorable summer with your children, family, and friends.  Now it’s time to gear back up for the 2017-18 school year. As you prepare for your children to return to school and the structure and…
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Brevard Family Partnership Exceeds Goal for Child Adoptions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brevard Family Partnership Exceeds Goal for Child Adoptions MELBOURNE, FL – August 16, 2017 Brevard Family Partnership (BFP) has exceeded the goal for child adoptions finalized for fiscal year 2016-2017.  BFP works in conjunction with IMPOWER, who provides overlay adoption case management services to achieve permanency for children who have been permanently…
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Tyrese

  Tyrese (15) is a handsome young man who is in need of a forever family. He is very active and enjoys singing, wrestling, socializing with friends and television. Tyrese is an outgoing child who thrives when he is kept busy with various activities. He would benefit from a family who has the time and patience…
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July E-News: Message from the CEO

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of over 30,000 of Brevard’s children and families involved in the child welfare System of Care over the past decade. Together we have touched and transformed many lives. When I think of a community that truly cares for its own, I am proud to say Brevard…
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C.A.R.E.S. program recognized as an evidence-based practice by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE C.A.R.E.S. program recognized as an evidence-based practice by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare MELBOURNE, FL. – October 19, 2016 – The C.A.R.E.S. (Coordination, Advocacy, Resources, Education and Support) program, developed by Brevard C.A.R.E.S. and The National Center for Innovation & Excellence, has recently been recognized as an evidence-based practice by…
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E-News Message from the CEO

School is out and it is time for summer fun and outdoor activities. However, with increased activities, comes additional risks, most of which are avoidable.  Living in Florida poses some unique risks that we need to be mindful of in keeping children safe from harm.  Florida has venomous spiders, snakes, and of course alligators and…
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Celebration of Adoption event will join Brevard foster youth with “forever families”

MEDIA ALERT – Photo/Video/Interview Opportunities Celebration of Adoption event will join Brevard foster youth with “forever families”   Event: Celebration of Adoption Date/Time: Friday, June 16, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Moore Justice Center – 2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940 – Courtroom 4D Details: Photo, video and interview opportunities with…
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