News

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Press Releases

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…
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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…
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Announcements

March 2015 E-News: Message from the CEO

Dear Friends, March is National Social Work Month and the official theme for 2015 is: “Social Work Paves the Way for Change.” Social workers and child welfare professionals are amazing individuals! Every day I am privileged to serve among them and experience their compassion for children. They are to be credited for the countless lives…
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Youth Advisory Council Seeks Mentors for Youth in Foster Care

The Brevard Family Partnership Youth Advisory Council invites you to consider participating in an exciting new initiative recently launched with the intent to support the ongoing growth, development, and sustainability of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC). We are currently seeking individuals interested in becoming mentors for youth in foster care. Why Become a Mentor? Mentoring…
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Foster Parent Highlight: Yosvani and Joana Mantilla

How long have you been foster parents? My husband and I were licensed mid October of 2014 and received our first placement October 23rd. What made you decide to become foster parents? We decided to become foster parents to help children in need. To care for those that are in need of love and attention…
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Media Resources

Brevard Family Partnership staff are available to provide members of the media with information and immediate assistance.  In order of appearance, please call:

James (Jim) Carlson, Sr. Executive of Public Affairs
(321) 752-4650 ext. 3062
James.Carlson@brevardfp.org

Julie Boynton, Public Relations Manager
(321) 752-4650 ext. 3047
Julie.Boynton@brevardfp.org


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