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PMC LogoHurricane Irma postponed the Parrish Medical Center Stars of Space Coast Awards AND damaged the original venue: The new date is Dec. 1 and the new venue is the King Center Rotunda at Eastern Florida State College-Melbourne.
Finalists for the recognitions honoring the “stellar work” of nonprofits are:

  • Hospice of St. Francis and Imperial Plaza/CBRE Superstar Awards: Kim Frodge of Nana’s House, Brooke Goldfarb of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Guyline Hill of Central Brevard Sharing Center, Tom Kammerdener of Aging Matters, Patti Smith of NAMI Space Coast and Joe Steckler of Helping Seniors of Brevard.
  • Health First Supernova Award: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Children’s Hunger Project and Family Promise of Brevard.
  • Florida Power & Light Community Star Award: Brevard Family Partnership, Children’s Advocacy Center and The MORGAN Project.

Finalists each receive two complimentary tickets. Tickets also may be purchased for $35 below. Please choose number of tickets before clicking button:


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1-844-MYFLVET2-1-1 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 to provide a helpline where veterans can receive both emotional support and linkages to community resources.

 

Dial 2-1-1 for updated information and assistance regarding the governmental, health and social services listed under the headings below, as well as other 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

EDUCATION

Brevard Public Schools Pre-Kindergarten- 12th grade, Alternative & Charter Schools, English as a Second Language & Adult Education Programs
321-633-1000 www.edline.net/pages/Brevard_County_Schools
Eastern Florida State College is offering in-state tuition rates to students from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and extending the time for provision of transcripts
321-433-7300 www.easternflorida.edu/admissions/displaced-hurricane-students.cfm

EMPLOYMENT

CareerSource Brevard offers a variety of job search & training services
321-504-7600 careersourcebrevard.com

FOOD

Florida Department of Children & Families Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP; aka “food stamps”) 866-762-2237 www.myflorida.com/accessflorida

HEALTH

Brevard Health AlliancE will provide medical home; patients may self-attest to income for sliding fee scale. Will provide vaccinations once established as patient.
321-241-6800 www.bhachc.org
Children’s Medical Services assists children with special medical needs.
321-639-5888 www.floridahealth.gov/alternatesites/cms-kids/index.html
Florida Department of Health in Brevard County Evacuees eligible for all normal DOH services.
321-454-7111 brevard.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/index.html
Immunizations 30 day waiver on immunizations to expedite school registration. The nearest Health Department facility can provide immunizations.
Nursing Homes One Senior Place can assist with free assessments
321-323-7325 or floridahealthfinder.gov/LandingPages/NursingHomeGuide.aspx
Prescriptions Florida pharmacies may provide a 30-day emergency refill. Take your current medication or prescription and insurance information to nearest pharmacy.
WIC recipients can call the WIC office or nearest Health Department.
321-639-5793 brevard.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/wic/index.html

HOUSING

Florida Housing Corporation’s Affordable Rental Housing Locator is surveying rental property owners in Brevard on available and suitable housing, including those that will execute short-term leases and accept FEMA rental assistance vouchers.
877-428-8844 www.floridahousingsearch.org

LEGAL

Brevard County Legal Aid may be able to assist with insurance issues, lost documents, temporary guardianship issues.
321-631-2500 www.brevardcountylegalaid.org

TRANSPORTATION

Space Coast Area Transit (SCAT) provides fixed route bus service and wheelchair accessible, curb-to-curb paratransit services
321-633-1878 321transit.com

 

Tickets are now on sale for $35 each for the 2017 Stars of the Space Coast Awards, honoring “stellar” work in nonprofits on Dec. 1 at the King Center for Performing Arts Rotunda in Melboune.
Tickets cost $35 and include heavy hors d’oeuvres. The event begins at 11:30 a.m.
Please choose number of tickets before clicking on “Buy Now.”


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To pay by check, please email Sandy Criss or call 321-631-9290, ext. 201.

 

Stars FlyerNominations were accepted through Aug. 14 for the 2017 Parrish Medical Center Stars of the Space Coasts Awards, presented by 2-1-1 Brevard to honor the “stellar work” in nonprofits in Brevard County.
Finalists will announced Aug. 18. The awards presentation will be held Sept. 15 at the Eastern Florida State College Planetarium.
First-place winners in each category receive a cash award.
Click below for forms and instructions. Click here for more about event.
Rules for Nominations
Imperial Plaza/CBRE Superstar Nomination Form
Health First Supernova Nomination Form
Hospice of St. Francis Lodestar Nomination Form
Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Snapshot_May_20172-1-1 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 2017 Snapshot2-1-1 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.

 

In 2016, 2-1-1’s in the U.S. responded to nearly 13.4 million requests for help.
In that same period, 2-1-1 Brevard’s total was almost 40,000.
Click here for Florida 2-1-1’s results in the annual “Big Count,” compiled by AIRS (Alliance of Information & Referral Systems).

 

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