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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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Brevard Family Partnership to end $4,580,000 contract to bring case management under local control through new entity, Family Allies, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Breckenridge Brevard Family Partnership, Public Relations Coordinator 2301 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Ste. 104 Melbourne, FL  32935 Phone: 321-752-4650 ext. 3047 Melissa.Breckenridge@brevardfp.org Brevard Family Partnership to end $4,580,000 contract to bring case management under local control through new entity, Family Allies, Inc. MELBOURNE, FL – April 7, 2017 The Board […]

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Ashley Carraro Recognized As “Social Worker of the Year”

Brevard Family Partnership’s Senior Director of Programs, Ashley Carraro, Recognized as ‘Social Worker of the Year’ at the Florida Coalition for Children’s Annual Conference MELBOURNE, FL – July 13, 2016 –Brevard Family Partnership’s Senior Director of Programs, Ashley Carraro, was named ‘Social Worker of the Year’ at the Florida Coalition for Children’s Annual Conference. The […]

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Brevard County Board of County Commissioners declares April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

MELBOURNE, FL – March 16, 2016 – The Brevard County Board of County Commissioners issued a proclamation to The Child Abuse Prevention Task Force (CAPTF) declaring April 2016 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Brevard County. CAPTF of Brevard County has been working to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect in our community since […]

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Brevard Family Partnership’s Senior Director of Programs, Ashley Carraro, Receives Children’s Hero award from Eckerd Kids

MELBOURNE, FL – March 16, 2016 –Brevard Family Partnership’s Senior Director of Programs, Ashley Carraro, received Eckerd Kids’ “Children’s Hero” award at the organization’s Brevard Walk of Fame event on March 12. The award recognizes the unsung heroes that have selflessly dedicated their time, talent, and treasure to the youth of Brevard County. Ashley has […]

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Brevard C.A.R.E.S. Receives Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Grant

Rockledge, FL – January 5, 2016 – Brevard C.A.R.E.S. which provides child abuse prevention and family preservation services to at-risk families in Brevard County, FL has been awarded a grant from Jess Parrish Medical Foundation. The grant will support the ‘Cribs for Kids’ program, helping to provide Graco Pack ‘n Play packages to families in […]

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Community Members Come Together for Brevard’s Youth

MELBOURNE, Fla. – September 1, 2015 – Last week, more than 50 Brevard community members came together for the final of three Brevard Youth Thrive trainings. The training, held at the Crowne Plaza, focused on enhancing healthy development and well-being for Brevard’s youth. The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) designed the Youth […]

Tracy Little Recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Leader

MELBOURNE, Fla. – May 21, 2015 – Tracy Little, Wraparound Fidelity Coordinator for Brevard Family Partnership, recently received the prestigious Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) award for his innovative leadership in the field of child welfare. The CAP award, presented by the Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, recognizes an individual who has dedicated their life to […]

Research Proves Brevard C.A.R.E.S. Wraparound Intervention is Effective in Strengthening Vulnerable Families

MELBOURNE, Fla. – May 18, 2015— A new study published by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, reveals the value of wraparound interventions and their effectiveness in strengthening families and reducing child maltreatment. The study, “Reducing Risk: Families in Wraparound Intervention,” observed children of families participating in the Brevard C.A.R.E.S (Coordination, Advocacy, Resources, Education […]

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Celebration of Adoption event joins 11 Brevard foster youth with their “forever families”

MELBOURNE, FL – May 12, 2015 – Eleven children in foster care in Brevard County became members of new families during a “Celebration of Adoption” hosted by Brevard Family Partnership on Friday, May 8, 2015, in the courtroom of Dependency Court Judge, Kelly J. McKibben – Courtroom 4D at the Brevard County Courthouse, in Viera. […]

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