Human and Child Services

Brevard County

Alcohol Community Treatment Center

321-632-5958

Services Offered

To provide treatment for substance abuse.

American Red Cross Space Coast Chapter

321-890-1002

Mission Statement

To provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida

407-478-2996

Mission Statement

To provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally-supported relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Brevard Achievement Center

321-632-8610

Mission Statement

To help individuals with disabilities achieve vocational and social independence.

Brevard County Legal Aid

321-631-2500

Mission Statement

To provide high-quality legal assistance to protect personal safety, establish family stability and ensure equal access to justice for low-income and disadvantaged persons.

Bridges

321-690-3464

Mission Statement

To enrich the lives of children and adults with development disabilities, using a combination of support and services that enable each person to participate in the life of his or her community.

Candlelighters of Brevard

321-728-5600

Mission Statement

To help children with cancer and their families by offering emotional support and financial assistance.

Central Brevard Sharing Center

321-631-0306

Mission Statement

To provide emergency assistance to those in our community who are struggling to obtain life's most basic needs.

Child Care Association of Brevard County

321-634-3500

Mission Statement

To provide and coordinate comprehensive developmental child care and early childhood related services by helping children achieve their full potential, preventing abuse and neglect and helping families achieve self-sufficiency.

Circles of Care

321-752-3170

Services Offered

Psychiatric treatment center and chemical dependency treatment center.

Club Esteem

321-409-8942

Mission Statement

To enrich the lives of young people scholastically, culturally and socially. Club Esteem also serves as an advocate for positive change in the lives of its members, their families and their communities.

Community Psychological Services of Florida Tech

321-727-9956

Mission Statement

To provide therapy for individuals, couples, and family.

Community Services Council of Brevard

321-639-8770

Mission Statement

To develop solutions to community problems, to promote and maintain independence, and maximize the quality of life for the citizens of Brevard County, particularly disabled adults and the elderly.

Crosswinds Youth Services

321-452-0800

Mission Statement

To create opportunities for young people to succeed.

Daily Bread

321-723-1060

Mission Statement

To improve the dignity and quality of life of the hungry and needy, and to assure that no one is denied the opportunity or assistance needed to become self-sufficient.

Devereux Florida

800-338-3738

Services Offered

Devereux Florida is the largest non-profit provider of mental health, developmental disabilities and child welfare services to children and families in Florida. They provide services to over 12,500 children and families annually through 46 programs throughout the state.

Episcopal Counseling Center

321-952-5482

Services Offered

Counseling for individuals, couples, and families.

Family Advocacy Office at Patrick Air Force Base

321-494-8171

Mission Statement

To provide family treatment for military families.

Habitat for Humanity of Brevard County

321-255-5800

Mission Statement

To eliminate substandard and inadequate housing by building simple, decent affordable homes in partnership with people in need.

Harmony Farms

321-631-9433

Mission Statement

To provide horse-related activities to disabled individuals of all ages. Services: Horses for the Handicapped provides riding lessons that match the needs and abilities of each rider

Haven for Children

321-676-6888

Mission Statement

To meet the needs of neglected, abused and abandoned children by assuring the highest quality of care for the children and the program's continued success. A goal is to reunite the child with the family or find an adoptive family. The Haven operates two residential group homes for infants and children (birth to 9) who are victims of child abuse and neglect.

Junior Achievement of East Central Florida

321-636-1000

Description

To educate and inspire young people to value and understand free enterprise, business and economics and improve the quality of their lives. JA provides students in grades K-12 with financial literacy coursework with an emphasis on workforce readiness, economics and career exploration.

Junior League for South Brevard

321-676-5798

Mission Statement

The JL of South Brevard is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The league works to improve the community through long-term projects and Done-in-a-Day projects throughout the year. Currently, the league is working with the Children's Home Society and the Healthy Start Coalition on projects promoting healthy babies and families.

Junior League of Central and North Brevard

321-453-5718

Description

To promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers The JL of North Brevard is an organization of woman who fund four scholarships for area high school seniors and completes various projects, like building a group foster-care home for children.

KLD Youth Foundation

321-454-7333

Mission Statement

To equip, enhance and empower this generation, one life at a time.

Services Offered

The KLD Youth Foundation provides supervised, nurturing environment that includes NEXT, a gathering place for teens focused on positive entertainment, and the Pillar Institute, a private school for children in grades 3 thru 9. The foundation offers a full-service fitness center, tutoring, mentoring and various programs concerning teenage and youth issues such as leadership development, abstinence and substance abuse. They focus on primary prevention and provide youth with positive alternatives for out-of-school activities.

Make-A-Wish Foundation   Space Coast

321-544-8076

Description

To grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Services: Utilizing fundraising, private grants and corporate alliances to grant wishes both large and small.

March of Dimes Space Coast Division

321-633-3047

Mission Statement

To grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Services: Utilizing fundraising, private grants and corporate alliances to grant wishes both large and small.

Melbourne Center for Personal Growth (formally Space Coast Marine Institute)

321-752-3200

Mission Statement

To protect public safety and positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of a diverse and innovative staff through education, counseling, behavior modification and treatment to improve the lives of troubled-male teenagers. Services: A six to nine month moderate-risk residential facility for boys ages 13-18 who have committed crimes.

PREVENT! of Brevard

321-259-7262

Mission Statement

As a community provider of comprehensive prevention, treatment and support services, PREVENT! works to prevent destructive behaviors, protect and nurture children, redirect high-risk youth, treat addictions and strengthen and reunite families. Services: PREVENT! offers a wide range of programs for Brevardians. Among them, is Sally's House, a long-term recovery home for women and infants, and provides parenting classes as well as training in anger management for adults and juveniles. PREVENT! provides educational and counseling programs and drug and alcohol treatment programs.

Resurrection Ranch Ministries

321-259-4970

Mission Statement

To help those who have fallen on hard times, primarily due to drug and/or alcohol abuse, by helping change their poor decision-making habits. Every individual receives the support and tools needed to re-enter society and become an asset to his or her community. Services: This is a non-profit organization that serves over 4,500 meals each month and houses about 45 men, women and their children every night.

Rolling Readers Space Coast

321-254-9976

Mission Statement

To provide adult role models, improve at-risk children's reading skills and foster a life-long love of reading and literature by giving away quality hardcover books to each participating child. Services: This is a volunteer literacy organization and provides Brevard children with the Read Aloud program and small group workshops and tutoring.

Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program

321-631-2764

Mission Statement

To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination. Services: They offer social services, including Emergency Financial Assistance, and operate shelters for homeless women and children. They offer various programs, classes, seminars, education services and counseling for residents

Salvation Army of South Brevard

321-724-0494

Mission Statement

To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination. Services: They offer social services, including Emergency Financial Assistance, and operate shelters for homeless women and children. They offer various programs, classes, seminars, education services and counseling for residents.

Serene Harbor

http://www.sereneharbor.org/

Mission Statement

To provide safe, temporary shelter and outreach services to adult and child victims of domestic violence and to increase awareness of domestic violence in the community. Services: The organization provides emergency shelter and therapy in South Brevard.

Shoes for the Needy

321-269-7243

Mission Statement

To provide needy children in Brevard with shoes. Services: The program is composed of 14 local civic and veterans organizations. The council members are made up of volunteers from each participating organizations.

South Brevard Sharing Center

321-727-8581

Mission Statement

Mission: To provide short-term emergency assistance to help families meet their basic needs, including donations of food, clothing, household items, and financial vouchers for prescriptions, utilities, and rent. Services: SBSC serves low-to moderate income families in South Brevard.

Space Coast Counseling Center

321-267-2228

Space Coast Therapy Dogs

321-727-0539

Mission Statement

To be Brevard's leader in mobilizing the caring power of our community. Services: The United Way provides funds for 91 local health and human services through 48 agencies in the county. They lead programs like the Brevard Long-Term Recovery coalition and they operate the Emerging Leaders Program focusing on leaders under 40 years of age.

Specialized Treatment Education and Prevention Services

321-637-7730

Services Offered

Inpatient and outpatient treatment for substance abusers.

Survivors of Homicide Program

321-617-7555

Services Offered

Providing counseling, support, advocacy and information.

United Way of Brevard County

321-631-2740

Description

Mission: To be Brevard's leader in mobilizing the caring power of our community. Services: The United Way provides funds for 91 local health and human services through 48 agencies in the county. They lead programs like the Brevard Long-Term Recovery coalition and they operate the Emerging Leaders Program focusing on leaders under 40 years of age.

University of Florida Brevard County Extension 4-H Program

321-633-1702

Description

Mission: To equip youth with the ability to be productive and responsible citizens through partnerships with volunteers and the community. Services: They provide educational programs in the area for family resources, like sewing, cooking, natural resources and environmental education.

Vietnam and All Veterans of Brevard Assistance Center

321-253-8579

Description

Mission: To empower women and their families by providing support, education, counseling, information and services. Services: The center offers various counseling programs, victim services, financial assistance, transitional housing and career guidance.

Womens Center

321-253-8579

Description

Mission: To empower women and their families by providing support, education, counseling, information and services. Services: The center offers various counseling programs, victim services, financial assistance, transitional housing and career guidance.