Press Releases

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 […]

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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June 25 is Family Reunification Day at the Moore Justice Center

Brevard County Dependency Court Judge Charlie Crawford will celebrate Family Reunification Day on Friday, June 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in his courtroom at the Moore Justice Center – 2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera.  The event will honor those parents who have successfully completed a case plan and regained custody of their children. Family […]

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CFO Conference draws agency leaders from across Florida

MELBOURNE, FL – May 19, 2010 – Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency welcomed chief financial officers from community based care agencies across Florida, today, for the start of an annual conference that will run through May 21. Taking place at the Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront hotel, the three-day conference will focus on […]

BFP names Ropert director of communications

Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency has named Geo A. Ropert, APR its new director of communications.  Ropert has been working for the agency since 2008 as a communication consultant; initially as an independent contractor and later as a member of the Brevard Family Partnership staff. In this role, Ropert will be […]

BFP Reaches Milestone

Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency has achieved a milestone, marking its fifth anniversary of protecting children and strengthening families. On January 30, 2005, the State of Florida Department of Children and Families initiated its first contract with what was then Community Based Care of Brevard.   The agency was established in 2003, through a mandate […]

BFP prepares for arrival of Haitian children

MELBOURNE, FL – Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency is making preparations to accommodate Haitian children who have been left homeless and without families following the recent earthquake that leveled the island nation’s capital and outlying areas. Brevard Family Partnership is working closely with its partners and providers to assess its capacity in accepting children […]

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 […]