Brevard County has one of the highest rates of parental substance abuse in the State of Florida. In fact, between July 2013- June 2014, more than 5,000 intake reports involving substance abuse affecting nearly 3,700 Brevard children were conducted by the Department of Children and Families. To better address these high incidences of substance abuse.. read more →

MELBOURNE, FL – August 27, 2014 – IMPOWER has received a grant from the Community Foundation for Brevard that will support the organization’s Adoption Program to expand efforts to establish forever families and increase adoption rates of dependent teenagers in Brevard County. At the time of the grant award, 27 children varying in age between 13-18 were eligible for adoption.. read more →

On June 25th, IMPOWER and Brevard Family Partnership celebrated the new graduates of our recently held Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Class. The six-week long course for new case managers prepares staff to provide exceptional dependency case management services to Brevard’s at risk children.  The training covers topics such as legal requirements related to child welfare,.. read more →

IMPOWER was proud to be the charity partner for the 2nd Annual EA SPORTS Riverside Dash in Downtown Sanford hosted by the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce! The EA SPORTS Riverside Dash, a premier footrace destination for serious runners and those who simply enjoy distance running featured a series of races including the Chase 15k and a.. read more →

MELBOURNE, Fla. – March 28, 2014 – Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard County’s lead agency for child welfare announced that a new organization will soon provide case management services to children in court-ordered dependency (foster care). Central Florida based IMPOWER was selected from a pool of four organizations that bid on the contract and will be.. read more →