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Press Releases

Two Brevard County Youth Recognized for their Work as Leaders in Brevard Leadership Youth Council

MELBOURNE, FL – 09/04/2020 Two Brevard County youth are making a local impact by giving a voice to those in the system of care. Recognized with an Outstanding Youth Award, the President and Vice President of the Youth Leadership Council are recognized during the Florida Coalition for Children’s virtual award ceremony. Read more about this…
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Two Brevard County Youth Receive Outstanding Youth Awards at Statewide Awards Ceremony for their Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care

MELBOURNE, FL – 08/18/2020 The Florida Coalition for Children (FCC) recognized two Brevard County Youth as recipients of the Outstanding Youth Award for their dedication to improving the lives of youth in foster care.  John Watson and Rayla James, who serve as President and Vice President of the Brevard County Youth Leadership Council, received their…
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BFP Celebrates graduates with a car parade for high school seniors in foster care.


Announcements

Grant Helps Brevard Family Partnership Assist More Families With Mental Health Issues

Melbourne, FL – 10/13/2020 Through a partnership with Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard County is creating the Brevard Behavioral Health Expansion (BBHE) Project funded by a grant from The Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration of the Federal Government. Money awarded from the $4M grant expands behavioral health services in the county using evidence-based treatment and…
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Brevard County Government/Brevard Family Partnership Team Up On Behavioral Health Project

Contact: Tracy Pellegrino National Center for Innovation and Excellence 2301 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Ste. 104 Melbourne, FL  32935 Phone: 321-752-4650 tracy.pellegrino@ncfie.org BREVARD COUNTY, FL. 09/18/2020 – Brevard County Housing and Human Services Department is working with Brevard Family Partnership, Inc. to create the Brevard Behavioral Health Expansion project. The project, which kicks off Oct.…
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Part II of Hometown News’ Article on Youth Advocacy in our System of Care

MELBOURNE, FL – 09/11/2020 Two young adults were honored with Outstanding Youth Awards for their advocacy efforts in the foster care system. John Watson and Rayla James have been working with Brevard Family Partnership under its Brevard Youth Leadership Council to make positive changes and raise the voices of youth in the foster care system…
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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. Director of Public Affairs
(321) 752-4650 ext. 3062
James.Carlson@brevardfp.org


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