ABOUT US

OUR STORY

Brevard Prevention Coalition, Inc., previously Brevard Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, operated as an informal coalition of agencies and community members since 2007 in Brevard County, FL. Recently, the organization has formalized, reorganized and intensified its efforts, becoming a corporation and 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization in 2018.

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for youth and families in Brevard County. We will work to reduce youth substance abuse, increase school-based prevention programs, increase the coalition’s ability to recruit youths to participate, host its own youth substance abuse awareness events, produce youth substance abuse prevention social marketing materials, support law enforcement efforts at reducing underage drinking, and provide more training opportunities for its membership. To do so, we aim to strengthen collaboration and coordination among nonprofit agencies, faith-based organizations, law enforcement and governmental agencies, and businesses to support the coalition’s efforts. Through the collaboration of these local organizations, we expect to see long-term, positive results in Brevard County.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Maria Stahl, Florida Department of Health in Brevard County

Denny Kolsch, Peace Club

Shaunna Heffernan, Brevard County – Housing & Human Services

Ginny Gleason, Brevard Public Schools

Leigh McElroy, Eckerd Connects (non-voting)

STAFF

Stanley Brizz, Executive Director

Gregory Sambo, Finance Manager

EDUCATION

Take the first step in learning more about your community.

PREVENTION

Prevention is critical. Find ways to help you succeed.

RECOVERY

Get the help you need and begin your road to recovery.

SPONSORED BY

Sponsored by CFCHS, Inc. and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families

CONTACT US

info@brevardprevention.org

321-426-1644