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DCF Moves Cocoa Office

The Florida Department of Children & Families ACCESS Application Center located at 705 Blake Avenue, Bldg E, Room ES8 in Cocoa will relocate to Byrd Plaza, 801 Dixon Blvd, Suite 1103 in Cocoa.  The current Center will close at 3 p.m. on January 5, 2010, and the new Center will be open for business on January 7, […]

Gatto’s Tires joins BFP and others for annual Holiday Gift Drive

Children in Brevard County’s foster care system and the Brevard C.A.R.E.S. abuse prevention program can look forward to gifts for the Holidays thanks to several local businesses and organizations, including Gatto’s Tires and Auto Service.  The company’s six locations throughout Brevard will be designated drop-off locations for Brevard Family Partnership’s annual Holiday gift drive that benefits the many […]

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BFP Spins off signature program Brevard C.A.R.E.S.

MELBOURNE, FL – Brevard Family Partnership’s signature child abuse prevention program, Brevard C.A.R.E.S. (Coordination, Advocacy, Resources, Education and Support) will soon be a wholly-owned subsidiary of the county’s lead child welfare agency, with a new, free-standing location, management team and a mission to continue to reduce the number of children entering the foster care system through abuse […]

Governor Crist Announces November as National Adoption Month

Governor Crist Announces November as National Adoption Month ~Calls on Floridians to consider adopting teenagers from state foster care ~ TALLAHASSEE – In recognition of National Adoption Month, Governor Charlie Crist today encouraged renewed focus on adopting teenagers from state foster care. Teenagers are one of the hardest-to-place groups of children in foster care. Last […]

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Carlson wins leadership award from Florida Coalition for Children

MELBOURNE, FL – Jim Carlson, chief operations officer at Brevard Family Partnership has been honored with the Jim Strayer Award for Leadership from the Florida Coalition for Children.  The award was presented at the organization’s annual conference, held recently in Orlando. The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated the commitment to excellence, vision, gentle leadership style, […]

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BFP to host 4th annual Walk for Love

MELBOURNE, FL – In an effort to raise awareness of the many children in Brevard County available for adoption and in recognition of National Adoption Month, Brevard Family Partnership, in partnership with the Avenue Viera will host its fourth annual “Walk for Love” on Saturday, November 14.  Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the walk will begin […]

BFP Receives Accreditation

Brevard Family Partnership receives lead agency accreditation MELBOURNE, FL – September 29, 2009 – Brevard Family Partnership recently received accreditation from the Council on Accreditation (COA), identifying Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency as an organization that has set high performance standards for itself and has made a commitment to their constituents to deliver the […]

BFP Receives Grant – Foster Youth to Get Help Obtaining HS Diplomas

Brevard Family Partnership Receives Grant from Community Foundation of Brevard – Funding to help children aging out of foster care obtain high school diplomas MELBOURNE, FL – Brevard Family Partnership (BFP) has been awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of Brevard to provide supplemental educational services to youth who have aged out of foster care so […]

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CBC of Brevard Changes Name to Brevard Family Partnership

CBC of Brevard changes name to Brevard Family Partnership MELBOURNE, FL – In an effort to better communicate its mission and promote its scope of community impact and outreach to the children and families residing within Brevard County, Community Based Care of Brevard, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency has changed its public brand name […]

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CBC of Brevard named one of America’s best adoption-friendly workplaces

CBC of Brevard named one of America’s best adoption-friendly workplaces MELBOURNE, FL – Community Based Care of Brevard, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency announced it ranked sixth nationally, in the top 100 small employee group businesses (1-100 employees) on the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America list, recently released by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. […]

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