Brevard

Please see below for resources in your area. If you don’t find what you need here, you can always call a crisis and referral specialist by dialing 211 from any phone. Please know that many agencies help with other resources, so check each category for potential help.

Child Care & Youth Programs

Crisis, General, & Other Assistance

Employment & Job Training

  • AppleOne: Employment agency.

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  • Brevard Achievement Center: To assist individuals with disabilities achieve vocational and social independence. Employment, home assistance, training, adult education. (321) 632-8610

  • Bridges: Assistance for adults and children with disabilities. Employment, supported living, adult education.(321) 690-3464

  • Experience Works: Employment help for older workers. (407)540-1358

  • Florida Jobs: One-stop Career Center

  • Goodwill Industries: Self Sufficiency Center: Interviewing techniques, locate jobs, develop resume, job leads, financial literacy.

Education

 

Food Assistance

Financial Assistance & Counseling

  • Advance Earned Income Tax Credit: Get next year’s refund in this week’s paycheck Must meet certain income requirements and have at least one child living with you. 1 (800)829-1040

  • AGPM Family Emergency Assistance Program: Rental and/or utility assistance is available or eligible residents in AGPM communities. Please check eligibility requirements at link.

  • Catholic Charities of Brevard County: Emergency Financial assistance, food assistance, counseling. (321) 636-6144

  • CredAbility: Credit Counseling, education, budgeting, credit, debt management, etc.

  • Family Counseling Center: Mental Health Counseling, substance abuse, victim advocacy, anger management, Sex offender program, Consumer Credit Services. (321) 632-5792

  • Link-Up Florida and Lifeline Assistance Programs: Helps to make telephone service affordable to low-income customers in Florida. 1 (800)540-7039

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Assistance with utility bills. (321)633-1951

  • TaxHelp.org: Connect with local free tax help resources in your area.

  • The Assistance Fund: Financial assistance programs for children and adults diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses.

Health

 

 

You are welcome to access 100% free rental counseling by Springboard. In these online and phone sessions, you will learn:

  • How to calculate rent affordability

  • understand the terms of your lease agreement

  • How to deal with financial crisis and fulfill your lease obligations

  • How to develop a realistic household budget

  • Understand credit and credit scores

  • Reducing or eliminating debt

  • Spotting financial danger signs

  • and preparing for homeownership

Take advantage of this free education by logging onto RentalCounseling.org. Please feel free to log-in under your community – all information is confidential.

 

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