Suicide & Crisis Hotline: or Dial 988

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free, and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Disaster Distress Hotline:
or call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Optum Public Crisis Line:
or call 866-342-6892

Emotional support helpline that is available to anyone, free of charge.

Central Florida Cares Health System:
or call 407-985-3560

Central Florida Cares coordinates and manages a network of care, offering resources and assistance for those dealing with mental health challenges, substance use disorders, and related issues. Their commitment to community well-being ensures that individuals and families receive the care and support they need for healing and recovery.

Children’s Home Society:
or call 888-733-6303

Offers a free family support line for stressed and overwhelmed parents and teens. Call to be connected with a counselor.

Aspire Health Partners:
or call 407-875-3700

Aspire’s New Horizons program offers tailored support and treatment for individuals facing mental health challenges and substance abuse issues. Their expert team is committed to providing compassionate care and comprehensive treatment plans to promote health, well-being, and a path toward recovery.

To Write Love On Her Arms: or Text TWLOHA to 741741

To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.

TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.

Brevard Prevention Coalition:
or call 321-426-1644

The Brevard Prevention Coalition focuses on reducing substance abuse in the community through education, collaboration, and advocacy. Their resources offer valuable information and assistance to individuals, families, and organizations seeking to understand and address substance use and its impact.

Mobile Response Team:
or call 321-213-0315

On-site counseling for children and families. Counselors respond to the crisis within an hour of receiving the phone call.

ViaMar Health:
or call 561-293-4677

Offers Eating Disorder Treatment for all genders ages 12 and up. For adolescents ages 12-17, they offer partial hospitalization (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) levels of care. For adult patients, offer PHP and IOP levels of care, as well as transitional living.

National Eating Disorders Association:
or 1-800-931-2237 or text NEDA to 741741

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is dedicated to providing help and hope to individuals affected by eating disorders. Offering a helpline, extensive resources, and educational materials, NEDA is a leading advocate in the fight against eating disorders.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

Access their resources by visiting,
calling 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), texting “HelpLine” to 62640, or emailing

Offering a broad array of educational programs, advocacy, and public awareness efforts, NAMI strives to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental health conditions. Their helpline provides free, confidential support, guiding callers through the complexities of mental health challenges and connecting them with local resources.

Space Coast Recovery:
or call 321-632-5958

Offers residential treatment options and outpatient programs.

Better Without It:
or visit

Better Without It offers a wealth of information and support tailored to the mental health needs of teens, addressing issues ranging from stress and anxiety to depression.

Peace Club:

or call 321-420-4656 It offers a range of counseling, day and night treatment programs, intensive outpatient programs for adolescents, men’s recovery residence programs, support groups, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and more.

RASE Project:
or call 321-305-4397

Offers recovery support services and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Circles of Care:
or call 321-726-2860

Offers inpatient rehabilitation services, detox services, support groups, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

or call Cocoa / Palm Bay at 321-637-7730 and Melbourne at 321-775-1520.

It offers a residential treatment program for women, outpatient programs, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Narcotics Anonymous:
or call 818.773.9999 x771

Narcotics Anonymous offers a welcoming, anonymous environment where individuals can share their experiences and strengths. This global, community-based organization is committed to helping members achieve and maintain a drug-free lifestyle through a recovery program and mutual support.

SMART Recovery Toolbox:
or call 440-951-5357

The SMART recovery toolbox provides a variety of methods, worksheets, and exercises to help you self-manage your addiction recovery and your life.

Orange County Drug-Free Coalition:
or email

The Orange County Drug-Free Coalition is dedicated to reducing substance abuse through education, prevention, and community collaboration.

Central Florida Cares:
or call 407-985-3560

Central Florida Cares is dedicated to coordinating and managing effective care for those in need, offering assistance and guidance for individuals and families navigating mental health challenges and substance abuse disorders.

or call 407-960-1649

IMPOWER is dedicated to empowering the lives of those they serve through mental health counseling, telehealth services, and community-based care.

Truth Initiative:
or visit

The Truth Initiative inspires tobacco-free lives by offering innovative quit-smoking tools and comprehensive support programs.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) Program:
or call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

This national helpline provides confidential, free, 24/7 service in English and Spanish for individuals and families facing mental or substance use disorders.

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens Teens:
or call 301-443-6441

This initiative by the National Institute on Drug Abuse provides engaging, fact-based resources that explain the science behind drug use and its effects, helping young people understand the risks and make smart decisions. The site offers interactive tools, videos, and educational materials to foster awareness and prevention.

Love Is Respect:
or text LOVEIS to 22522

This resource provides a safe space for teens and young adults to access information, support, and advocacy. Whether understanding relationship dynamics, seeking advice on handling conflict, or getting help in an abusive situation, Love Is Respect empowers individuals to recognize, understand, and find help for unhealthy relationship patterns.

Women’s Center:
or call Titusville: 321-607-6811

Offering a range of services from counseling and education to assistance for those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault, the Women’s Center is a beacon of hope and empowerment. They provide crucial resources and compassionate care, fostering resilience and recovery in adversity.

Salvation Army Cocoa:
or call 321-631-2764 or text 321-450-4325

The new text & web chat services are available Monday-Friday, 9 AM-6 PM.

Serene Harbor:
or call 321-726-8282

Serene Harbor provides safe, confidential services such as a 24/7 confidential hotline, safety planning, emergency shelter, and outreach.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:
or call 321-631-7776

Grandparents who are caregivers to their grandchildren can find support for parenting questions, legal and financial challenges, advocacy, and seminars on crucial issues.

Kinship Care:
or call 866-913-0977

Kinship Care is the full-time care, nurturing, and protection of children by relatives, members of their tribes or clans, godparents, stepparents, or any adult who has a kinship bond with a child. Financial and other assistance may be available to you. Please visit the website and speak with your caseworker about benefits.

Parenting with Love and Limits Program:
or call 321-632-2737

PLL is an alternative to a placement and reentry program that is brief, effective, and free to families. The program teaches each youth and their family new skills, building on each member’s strengths. PLL will help caregivers establish “Love and Limits” within their homes. PLL offers support groups, case management, and family coaching.

Early Learning Coalition of Brevard:
or call 321-637-1800

The school readiness financial assistance program helps eligible families with the cost of child care. Call or visit the website to learn eligibility requirements and apply.

Florida Kid Care:
or call 1-888-540-5437

Free or low-cost health insurance through Florida KidCare. The state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. Florida KidCare includes free, subsidized, and full-pay options based on family income and household size.

Varsity Tutors:
or call (888) 888-5181

Free educational courses for all ages, including a virtual summer camp!

ABC Mouse: or use their chat feature:

Full learning curriculum that’s fun and engaging for Ages 2-8.

Adventure Academy: or use their chat feature:

Full learning curriculum that’s fun and engaging for Ages 8-13.

Step Up for Students:
or call 877-735-7837

Step Up for Students is a scholarship to help eligible families pay for the cost of school tuition. Apply online for the income-based scholarship.

Florida Department of Children and Families:
or call (850) 300-4323

This department provides critical support in areas such as child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, and assistance for those in economic hardship. Their mission is to partner with local communities to protect the vulnerable and advance personal and family recovery.

Community Action Agency Team:
or call 321-633-1951

The Community Action Agency Team offers assistance with housing, financial stability, and various social service programs.

North & South Brevard Sharing Center:
or call North 321-269-6555 or South 321-727-8581

This organization provides essential assistance, including food, clothing, and emergency financial aid. They are dedicated to supporting the community through their compassionate services and programs, helping to alleviate the hardships of those facing challenging times, and fostering a stronger, more resilient community.

Central & South Salvation Army:
or call Central 321-632-6060 or South 321-724-0494

The Salvation Army plays a pivotal role in community upliftment through its wide range of services, including emergency relief, rehabilitation programs, and support for people experiencing homelessness.

Saint Vincent De Paul:
or call 321-799-3677

Saint Vincent De Paul offers compassionate assistance and resources to the Brevard community.

SNAP Food Assistance:
or call 407-295-2777

Access nutritional support through SNAP Food Assistance, a program designed to help individuals and families afford healthy food. The program operates Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, offering online and phone application options.

Club Esteem:
or call 321-409-8942

3316 Monroe St, Melbourne, FL 32901 Monday-Friday 10 AM-1 PM Club Esteem is a community resource dedicated to providing a range of activities and support services.

Daily Bread:
or call 321-723-1060

815 E Fee Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901 Monday-Sunday 11 AM-1:30 PM Daily Bread is dedicated to offering meals and support to those facing hunger and hardship in the community.

Cornerstone Church of God:
or call 850-672-9638

311 E Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901 Saturday Breakfast 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Cornerstone is committed to serving the community, providing physical nourishment and a space for social connection and support.

First United Methodist Church:
or call 321-723-6761

110 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901 Monday 2 PM The First Church of Melbourne supports financially The Children’s Hunger Project, the South Brevard Sharing Center, and We Can. Each week, the church asks each person who attends First Church to bring a nonperishable food item for their “We Can” program. Each year, their goal is to donate 10,000 items.

New Shiloh Christian Center:
or call 321-956-1404

3900 Sarno Rd, Melbourne, FL 32934 Wednesday 1 PM-3 PM They provide a warm and inclusive environment for individuals seeking food and fellowship.

Evans Center:
or call 321-350-0590

1361 Florida Ave NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905 Tuesday-Saturday, 4 PM-6 PM for kids under 18 and seniors 65+ The Evans Center is a local non-profit dedicated to improving community health. They offer a range of valuable food-related resources to support the community. Their facility features the Evans Community Market, a full-service grocery store, and a hot kitchen.

Central Brevard Sharing Center:
or call 321-631-0306

113 Aurora St #8601, Cocoa, FL 32922

Monday-Friday 9 AM-3 PM The Central Brevard Sharing Center’s food pantry is open to residents of Brevard and Orange counties. Visit their website to check eligibility for their assistance program. They also participate in the TEFAP USDA Food Program during the first week of every month, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday, with no ID or address proof required.

Time Out Plus:
or call 321-504-0823

607 Florida Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922 Sunday 11 AM Every Sunday at 11 AM, they aim to feed 1000 free meals to the community, continuing until meals run out. It’s their way of giving back and supporting those in need.

Pebbles Catering:
or call 321-735-4910

1046 Dixon Blvd Suite #130, Cocoa, FL 32922 Wednesday-Friday 4 PM-6 PM Cocoa-based Pebbles Catering & Event Design has served the community a healthy, home-cooked dinner from 4–6 PM every Wednesday through Friday for the past month.