Want to do your part? Click here to view a list of local organizations in need of volunteers and assistance.
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society’s Programs & Services 24 hour information & support through (800) 227-2345.
Local ACS office in-house Gift Closet: free wigs, turbans, scarves, prosthetics and bras to cancer patients. (321) 433-3109.
Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation, Inc.
A non-profit agency founded in 1995 to provide direct care services to the citizens of Brevard County. Today, the agency provides adult daycare, education, training, counseling and support services for Alzheimer's patients, their families and caregivers.
Established in 1904, the Brevard County Medical Society (BCMS) is a professional and scientific organization of medical and osteopathic physicians in Brevard County, and the local affiliate of both the Florida Medical Association and the American Medical Association. The organization, comprised of more than 400 community physicians, works to promote quality medical care and provide patient advocacy, public information and health education to residents in Brevard and beyond. The organization also provides a free Physician Referral Service, linking residents to local practicing physicians who belong to BCMS.
Candlelighters of Brevard, Inc.
Non-profit dedicated to offering emotional support and financial assistance to children with cancer and families. (321) 728-5600 or visit www.candlelightersofbrevard.org.
Community Services Council of Brevard
Goodwill’s Job Club
3-day Employment Skills Class: first Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday of each month, between 8:30AM and 3:30PM, at 795 South Babcock Street, Melbourne. Upon completion of the 3-day course, receive one complete “Interview Outfit” from a Goodwill Retail Store. (321) 953-8188.
The Health First Leeza's Place of Melbourne, FL
Leeza’s Place is an intimate and safe setting where caregivers and loved ones recently diagnosed with any memory disorder can gather for education and support, and to prepare themselves for the challenging journey ahead. Developed in response to the challenges Leeza Gibbons and her family encountered while seeking specific and needed support, and funded in full by the generosity of our community through the Health First Foundation, Leeza’s Place offers new supportive settings for the purpose of Educating, Empowering & Energizing.
Joe’s Club Adult Day Health Care Services
Facilities in Melbourne, Titusville and Micco. Personalized approach to caring for members and caregivers. Info: (321) 253-4430 or visit www.brevardalzheimers.org.
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project, Non-profit group awards grants for equipment, support and assistance and acts as a medical clearinghouse for donated supplies. Info: (321) 506-2707 or www.themorganproject.org.
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)
Thee Wellness Institute
Thee Wellness Institute promotes preventative health education programs, educational materials. To learn about smoking cessation classes or other programs visit www.theewellnessinstitute.com or call (321 )427-8873.