Children’s Home Society of Brevard
Children’s Home Society (CHS) is the lead agency for Healthy Start care coordination services serving all of Brevard County.
Created in 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is the oldest and largest statewide private not-for-profit provider of services to children and families in Florida. The Brevard Division, established in 1991, serves more than 3,000 children and families each year through a full spectrum of prevention and intervention programs. Beginning with Healthy Start, a prevention program that assists at-risk pregnant women, the services include foster care, adoption support, emergency shelters, a residential program for teenage girls (Hacienda Girls Ranch), case management of children and families in crisis, and a behavioral health program. CHS helps to build, mold and strengthen Florida’s families.
Brevard County Health Department
(Clinical Maternity Services)
The mission of the Brevard County Health Department is to promote and protect the health of all people of Brevard County through the delivery of quality public health services and the promotion of health care standards. The money received by Healthy Start and the county provides access to maternity care for women in our county. Brevard County Health Department is a NACCHO award winner, nationally recognized for the maternity program.
To schedule an appointment at the County Health Department, call (321) 637-7300.
611 Singleton Ave, Titusville
2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera
601 East University Blvd, Melbourne
The Brevard County Health Department offers two programs specifically for women:
Maternal Health Services
The Health Department provides a wide range of specialized services including confirmation of pregnancy, medical care, health education, dietary and nursing assessments, and consultations with social workers. Comprehensive care is given in close cooperation with hospitals, private obstetricians and pediatricians. Available to those meeting established income guidelines.
Services are available to all women regardless of age or income at low or no cost. Services include education, physical exam, lab work, family planning counseling and the selected method of birth control as well as free pregnancy testing. Tubal ligation and no scalpel vasectomy services are also available.