Brevard Family Partnership was established in 2003 as a non-profit organization in response to the Legislative mandate to privatize foster care and related services (Section 409.1671, Florida Statutes).
The Agency was subsequently awarded the contract, through the Florida Department of Children and Families to manage Brevard County’s child welfare system. Brevard Family Partnership and its community partners provide child abuse prevention, foster care and support, adoption, independent living and community outreach services to the children and families of Brevard County.
The Community Based Care
initiative is currently being instituted throughout the State of Florida and nationwide. The CBC initiative in Brevard County is the collaborative effort of local child welfare agencies and community partnerships through the leadership of Together in Partnership, the Leadership Roundtable Alliance, Brevard County Government
and Children’s Home Society
The partners voluntarily assumed responsibility for the health, welfare and safety of at-risk children and families in Brevard County. These agencies worked together for four years prior to implementation to increase prevention and early intervention services with the purpose of strengthening and preserving the integrity of the family while protecting the children. The CBC philosophy empowers and challenges neighborhoods and local communities to take ownership of their community by assisting children and families.
Since it began operations in 2005, Brevard Family Partnership has consistently ranked among the top performing CBCs in the state of Florida, ranking among the top three agencies over the course of the past five years in visits to children and families, timely reunification, and exceeding the federal measures for placement stability. Since the advent of Brevard Family Partnership, and the implementation of family-centered case practice, using the wraparound process, Brevard
County’s child safety has increased by nearly 50%.
Member Since: 2010