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Dr. Robert Cross recognized for service to community agencies

MELBOURNE, FL – Dr. Robert Cross, a world-renowned psychologist in the field of adolescent and adult mental health will be recognized by Brevard Family Partnership for over five years of volunteer service to the children and families served by Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency.  The recognition will take place during BFP’s January board of directors’ […]

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BFP CEO to to present training through National Wraparound Initiative

Dr. Patricia Nellius-Guthrie, CEO of Brevard Family Partnership and a recognized national expert in the field of child welfare and the Wraparound abuse prevention model will present The Art of Wraparound in the Child Welfare Environment on Tuesday, January 25, at 3:00 p.m. EST. The presentation will provide technical assistance to individuals and organizations that want to […]

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DCF Urges Floridians to Be Aware of the Dangers of Human Trafficking

CONTACT: DCF Communications (850) 488-4855 DCF Urges Floridians to Be Aware of the Dangers of Human Trafficking Jan. 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day TALLAHASSEE – Human trafficking is a devastating human rights violation and a human tragedy.  In recognition of January 11, 2011, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the Florida Department of Children […]

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Over 400 Walk for Love at the Avenue

Over 400 Walk for Love at the Avenue – Event raises awareness about child adoptions in Brevard By Geo A. Ropert, APR MELBOURNE, FL – The reading of a proclamation from the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners naming November 20 as “National Adoption Day in Brevard” kicked off Brevard Family Partnership’s fifth annual “Walk for Love” to raise awareness […]

Viera adoption ceremony unites new families

By Rick Neale, FLORIDA TODAY – Online Story and Photos VIERA — Nathan Ebel, a boisterous blond 2-year-old, grinned and clutched a tan stuffed puppy moments before joining his new family. But first, his future brother Travis, 11, had to stand before a judge and vow a solemn oath in a packed courtroom: “Do you […]

13 Brevard children find families for National Adoption Month

By: Greg Pallone – Central Florida News 13 VIERA – Nov. 18, 2010 – Thirteen children now have a reason to smile for the holidays: They’ve been adopted. At a special ceremony Thursday at the Brevard County Courthouse, the children were legally allowed to join their new families. November is National Adoption Month, and the ceremony was made possible […]

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Hernandez receives award from Florida Coalition for Children

MELBOURNE, FL – Cyndi Hernandez, public relations coordinator for Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency, received the Support Staff of the Year award from the Florida Coalition for Children at their annual conference, held recently in Jacksonville, FL. Hernandez was the first statewide recipient of the new award.  The Coalition presented the […]

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BFP a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace

MELBOURNE, FL – September 30, 2010 – For the second consecutive year Brevard Family Partnership has been named one of the “Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces” by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.  BFP ranked tenth in the Top 100 Small Employer (1-100 employees) category.  Rankings for the fourth annual Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces are determined by an analysis of a company’s […]

Honor grandparents raising grandkids – FL Today Sept. 12, 2010

Honor grandparents raising grandkids – “Your Views” Florida Today Newspaper – September 12, 2010 Today is Grandparents Day, set aside to honor and recognize the grandparents in our communities who guide, support and nurture their grandchildren. It’s also a time to recognize those special grandparents who act as primary caregivers to their grandchildren. In Brevard, […]

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Total Care IT makes $10K equipment donation to Brevard Family Partnership

Brevard Family Partnership recently accepted a gift over $10,000 in network technology equipment from Total Care IT, in collaboration with Tech Data Corporation. Three Brocade switches were donated which will allow more active data ports operating at a higher speed, from 100 Mb/second to 1 Gb/second, resulting in additional employee productivity and efficiency. “We’re grateful for this […]

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