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 rita.jordan@parrishmed.com

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 ChildrensCenter@ParrishMed.com.

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.

Respite Parent Intake Form

Please fill out this form and fax it to: 321-269-6692 or email to ChildrensCenter@ParrishMed.com

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 mquirarte@uwbrevard.org.