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Welcome to our News and Media page, where you can find information on Brevard Family Partnership’s latest happenings and media coverage.

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Press Releases

Celebration of Adoption event joins 17 Brevard foster youth with their “forever families”

MELBOURNE, FL – November 22, 2019 – Brevard Family Partnership, in conjunction with the Honorable Jennifer Taylor, Guardian ad Litem Program, DCF, Family Allies, and IMPOWER, hosted a Celebration of Adoption event on November 22, 2019, to celebrate the joining of 17 Brevard County foster youth with their “forever families.” During the official, yet festive…
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The Results Are In! Gnarly 90s Lip Sync Battle

MELBOURNE, FL – October 23, 2019 – On Saturday, October 19, 2019, the biggest stars of Brevard County took the stage to perform and lip sync their favorite musical act from the “Gnarly 90’s.” Our largest event ever, performers, guests, and sponsors raised more than $55,000 to support children in foster care and families in…
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Brevard Family Partnership and Community Credit Union of Florida partner to create the “Road to Autonomy,” a Car Loan Program for Youth Exiting Foster Care

MELBOURNE, FL – August 1, 2019 Brevard Family Partnership, in partnership with Community Credit Union, Gator Automotive Group, and Crosswinds Youth Services is pleased to announce The Road to Autonomy, a car loan program for youth exiting foster care. “Many youth exiting the foster care system face hurdles that other young adults may not experience,”…
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Announcements

Foster Parents find creative ways to keep kids busy at home

Foster Parents Jason and Ashley Robertson find creative ways to keep the kids busy at home during the COVID-19 Outbreak. Read More > https://fliphtml5.com/ndtj/meck...

Mobile Response Team provides free crisis intervention

Brevard C.A.R.E.S. Mobile Response Team (MRT) provides free on-demand and on-site crisis intervention to children and families in Brevard County. The MRT addresses crises such as suicidal and homicidal behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, and family/peer conflicts, as well as other critical situations for youth or young adults ages 25 and under. Read more in…
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Child welfare group finds way to celebrate adoptions, despite pandemic

Spectrum News 13 Adoption ceremonies are different these days. During the COVID-19 crisis, courtroom gatherings aren’t possible. However, for one Florida woman, virtual or not, she is grateful for her new daughter with a troubled past. “My life was full, but it wasn’t going to go anywhere further than my interests,” Karin Werk told Spectrum…
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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. Director of Public Affairs
(321) 752-4650 ext. 3062
James.Carlson@brevardfp.org


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