December 30, 2014 –  Growing up and moving into our first place can be hard for many of us. For kids who have aged-out of foster care trying to do it completely on their own, it can be even harder as they often lack the support systems needed to help them move or obtain the items.. read more →

January 5, 2015 – Super heroes don’t always wear capes. In fact, last month, the heroes that showed up to help us were donned in red, white, and blue t-shirts.  On December 4, dozens of team members from three Central Florida Lowe’s Home Improvement stores helped transform the Village, our transitional housing program, as part of their 2014.. read more →

            Orlando, Florida – October 20, 2014 –  Three Florida licensed medical doctors  on staff at IMPOWER, a leading non-profit mental health & child well-being organization in Central Florida, have been granted a waiver from the Florida Board of Medicine regarding Rule 64B8.90.141(4) Florida Administrative Code which prohibits the prescribing of controlled substances through the.. read more →

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 →