Archive for January, 2015

Answer the Call: Donate now to support 2-1-1 Brevard helpline

Last year, helpline specialists at 2-1-1 Brevard answered 38,000 calls. That sounds fantastic until you hear that closer to 50,000 calls came in. We’re doing our part with training and increasing efficiency, but we need your help. Be a hero for 2-1-1 and “Answer the Call”!

Donors of $211 or more receive a limited-edition T-shirt. Or learn more about being a “day sponsor” here.

For other options to support 2-1-1 Brevard, contact Belinda Stewart via email or 321-631-9290, ext. 224.

Report: 40% of households in Brevard struggle to meet basic needs

Cover of ALICE ReportMore than 87,400 households in Brevard – 40 percent – are unable to afford the state’s high cost of living, according to a United Way study known as the “ALICE” report. Read more here.
Read the full ALICE report.
Read ALICE in Brevard.

Brevard Drop-In Center plans 3-day, free training on WRAP

The Brevard Drop-In Center will offer free Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) training Jan. 28-30 for people with serious mental health issues, community agencies and organizations, mental health providers and other interested members of the community.
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