Children’s Home Society of Florida, Brevard Division’s mission is “Embracing Children. Inspiring Lives.” This is accomplished through prevention, intervention and mentoring programs for children and their families.
Keep Brevard Beautiful has several programs that deal with landscaping, xeriscaping and beautification. They do much more than pick up trash. They sponsor recycling education and awareness, help plant trees in our parks, and notices when your business improves your property with its recognition program. And they work to get rid of non-native plants, like the notorious Brazilian Pepper, that invade and displace beneficial plants.
4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. This past year 4-H celebrated its centennial landmark across the nation. While apparently still the best kept secret in many states, Brevard County 4-H Agents Kristian Chervenock and Renee’ L. Gore are doing their best to get the word out about 4-H as a Youth Development Organization.
Trained 2-1-1 counselors can help connect callers to information about local governmental, health and human services and volunteer opportunities. The agency maintains a comprehensive database of these services which include programs that assist with basic needs, emergency financial assistance, parenting classes, mental health and substance abuse services, domestic violence shelters, mentoring programs, community activities and more.
The Diocese of Orlando has operated Catholic Charities in Brevard County for over 40 years, to assist the community in fulfilling, in a planned and effective way, the work of serving those in need. We are an instrument of concern and action. We maintain our integrity as a church institution by becoming the expression of genuine concern of the Christian people for those who suffer. A deep respect for the individual’s dignity, capacity for self-help, and freedom characterize all of the Christian’s efforts to assist those in need, regardless of race, creed, color, or sex.