Family Support Groups in Brevard County
Brining Families Closer Together
Our family support groups are fun, convenient programs for parents and
children. We offer multiple courses designed for different family structures
and age groups. The goal of these programs is to help parents and children
learn new ways to bond and communicate with each other, and ultimately
bring the entire family closer together.
Moms and Kidz Support Group (MAK)
- Newborns to 18 months. A support group for new and expectant moms to network
on such issues as breast feeding, play, and the importance of early literacy,
developmental milestones and more.
- Professionals form our community to provide special programs bi-monthly
such as: baby yoga, nutrition, language development, etc.
- Come join us each Monday and Wednesday from 10:00am -11:30am at no charge.
Pre-registration is not required.
Information: 321.268.6682 or email
North Brevard Connections (NBC)
NBC is a casual support group for parents and caregivers of children (all
ages through adult children) with special needs. Join us the 2nd &
4th Friday mornings, 9:30am-11:30am, as we make connections, develop relationships
and grow our circle of resources. Kids are welcome. The group is hosted
by, The Children’s Center and facilitated by Caladium Learning Center
and Early Steps. Must pre-register if child care is needed. For more information,
please call us at 321-264-0855, or email us at
Respite Care (Parents Night Out)
A night out and break for parents of children ages 1 to 18, targeting children
with special needs and their siblings. However, we realize the job of
parenthood can be stressful for all families; therefore this program is open to
any family who would like to participate. One evening a month special needs children
and typically developing children interact with their peers while caregivers
have time away. This program is fully inclusive, therefore open to any
family who would like to participate.
The first night is FREE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Respite Parent Intake Form
Please fill out this form and fax it to: 321-269-6692 or email to
Home Visiting & Parent Education
Healthy Families Brevard helps parents be the best they can be. We provide
parents with the latest research based information, perform developmental
screenings, and offer home safety education courses. Our goal is to help
children obtain literacy and school readiness. We also promote self-sufficiency
and teach parents about resources that are available in the community.
We do all of this in the comfort of the parent’s home.
For more information and eligibility requirements, call 321-631-2740 or email