Category: Press Releases

Brevard Family Partnership’s 2nd Annual Decades in Revue Lip Sync Battle Features Local Stars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brevard Family Partnership’s 2nd Annual Decades in Revue Lip Sync Battle Features Local Stars MELBOURNE, Fla. – October 25, 2016 – On Saturday, October 29, 2016, the biggest stars of Brevard County will take the stage to perform and lip sync their favorite musical act from the “Fabulous 50’s”. This lip sync…
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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 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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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…
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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…
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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…
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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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Become a Foster Parent and Help Brevard’s Children in Need

MELBOURNE, Fla. – April 24, 2015 – Brevard Family Partnership needs your help to provide care and support for the children in Brevard County who suffer abuse and neglect. On any given day, there are more than 400,000 children in foster care in the United States, with over 8,000 children in foster care in the…
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Foster and adoptive family, former foster youth visit with legislators in Tallahassee during Children’s Week

MELBOURNE, Fla. – April 21, 2015 – 12 residents of Brevard County have returned from Tallahassee where they met with state legislators to advocate for a strong, community-based system of care for abused and neglected children. The trip was conducted in conjunction with Children’s Week, an annual recognition of important children’s issues in Florida that…
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