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2-1-1 Brevard part of MYFLVET network to help veterans

2-1-1 Brevard is part of a statewide program of 2-1-1 providers that is dedicated to helping Florida veterans. Florida has the third largest veteran population in the nation with 1,755,680 veterans calling the state home. 2-1-1 Brevard is working in conjunction with the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay […]

RESOURCES FOR PUERTO RICO EVACUEES IN BREVARD

Dial 2-1-1 for updated information and assistance regarding these and other governmental, health and social services. Click on “FIND SERVICES” above for additional resources. CHILD CARE Early Learning Coalition for Child Care Resource & Referral (321-637-7272), Subsidized Child Care (waiting list may apply) and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. 321.637.1800 www.elcbrevard.org FOOD Florida Department of Children & Families […]

Evacuation shelters to open at 3 p.m. Friday

Brevard County has announced a mandatory evacuation order starting at 3 PM Friday. This order is for Evacuation Zone A, (http://floridadisaster.org/publicmapping/) which includes the barrier islands, Merritt Island and some mainland low-lying areas along the Indian River Lagoon. In addition, those who live in mobile or manufactured homes or in other flood-prone areas are also […]

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Finalists named for Parrish Stars of Space Coast

Finalists have been named in two categories for the Parrish Medical Center Stars of Space Coast Awards to honor the “stellar work” of nonprofits, which will be presented Sept. 15 by 2-1-1 Brevard. For two Superstar Awards: Kim Frodge of Nana’s House, Brooke Goldfarb of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Guyline Hill of Central Brevard Sharing […]

May impact: Specialists log more than 2,800 calls

2-1-1 Brevard specialists logged 2,854 calls in May. About 36 percent — or 1,015 — involved basic needs such as food, shelter and utility bills. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

April impact: Melbourne ZIP 32901 tops list for callers

2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 2,850 calls in April. The top three ZIP codes provided by callers were 32901 in Melbourne, 32780 in Titusville and 32925 in Melbourne. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

Children eat free for breakfast, lunch during summer break

Free lunches for children will be served throughout Brevard County as part of Florida’s Summer BreakSpot and United Way of Brevard’s Feed and Read. Click here for BreakSpot and here for Feed and Read. Meals are available to anyone 18 or younger. Breakfast also will be served at some sites. Opening dates for BreakSpot sites vary; […]