Who We Are

We are a group of community volunteers serving Friends of Children of Brevard, Inc.

Our Mission

  • To Improve the lives of the abused, abandoned and neglected children of Brevard County and to support their advocates, the Guardian ad Litem program.
  • To help every child in need in Brevard County’s Guardian ad Litem Program.

What We Do

We raise funds and solicit in-kind donations to provide for the unmet needs of abused, neglected or abandoned children in Brevard County and we support the Guardian ad Litem program by assisting in volunteer recruitment and retention.

Why We Are Here

& Who We Serve

Each year hundreds of children in Brevard County are removed from their homes and placed under the Dependency Court as the result of abuse, neglect or abandonment.

Each child under the Dependency Court is assigned a volunteer advocate called a Guardian ad Litem (GAL).

When these Guardians have a child with an unmet need, they call upon “Friends” for help with almost anything: a bed, a bike, a pair of shoes, field trip fee……..things that helps bring a sense a normalcy to their disrupted lives.

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Shopping with Amazon can help raise funds for Friends of Children and the GAL Program. Just sign in to your Amazon account at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-3175485 and shop to your heart’s content. For each dollar you spend, Amazon will send Friends 0.5 % of your eligible purchases. Use the link for your entire year round Amazon shopping.

What’s happening!

Toast and Taste

You are invited to our 18th Annual Toast & Taste An extraordinary evening of Fine Wine, Dinner and Entertainment Saturday • May 6, 2017 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm at The Melbourne Ballroom 6300 N. Wickham Road, Suite 132F Melbourne, FL Catering by the Green Turtle Market Jazz...

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“Keys to Independence Act” goes to the Governor

Groundbreaking Program Helping Foster Children Get Driver’s Licenses Made Permanent as SB 60 Passes House and Goes to Governor [Tallahassee, Florida] – A pilot program helping youth in the child welfare system get driver’s licenses, was expanded and became permanent...

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You can become a Friend, too!

With a few more clicks, you can get involved with Friends of Children of Brevard. It is not only rewarding to know that you are making a difference in the children’s lives, it is also great to meet the other volunteers who are truly some of the nicest people in the world! It’s a great opportunity to make friends while you are making a difference.

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