Brevard County Emergency Management Office

1746 Cedar Street
Rockledge, FL 32955

(321) 637-6670

Fax: (321) 633-1738

Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
Address and Phone

Brevard County Emergency Management Office

1746 Cedar Street
Rockledge, FL 32955

(321) 637-6670

Fax: (321) 633-1738

Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED


Current Activation Level

  • 1
    Full Scale Activation of the County Emergency Operations Center
  • 2
    Partial Activation of the County Emergency Operations Center
  • 3
    Monitoring - Normal Operations

COVID-19 Assistance Programs

If you are affected by COVID-19, there are programs that may be able to help.

Unemployment Assistance

  • Brevard County Libraries have paper unemployment forms outside in a marked box rain or shine. They are available in English, Spanish, and Creole.
  • The U.S. Department of Labor's unemployment insurance programs provide unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own and meet certain other eligibility requirements. Unemployment insurance is a joint state-federal program that provides cash benefits to eligible workers. Each state administers a separate unemployment insurance program, but all states follow the same guidelines established by federal law. Visit for additional information.
  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Reemployment Assistance (also called reemployment assistance insurance) provides temporary wage replacement benefits to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own. If you need assistance, contact the Reemployment Assistance Contact Center at 1-800-204-2418 Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM and Saturday and Sunday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST for additional information.
  • United States Bartenders' Guild has an application process for the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program. Visit the website for more information: USBG National Charity Foundation
  • Many delivery businesses are hiring. Visit employment sites for Uber Eats, Grubhub, Instacart, Shipt, Amazon, and Amazon Flex Delivery for more info.


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act if 2020 provides Reemployment Assistance for the self-employed, independent contractors, certain nonprofit employees, gig economy workers, those who have exhausted other unemployment insurance benefits, and those who many not have sufficient work history to qualify for regular state Reemployment Assistance benefits.

The CARES Act also includes Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) for those receiving any amount of Reemployment Assistance benefits.  This will include an additional $600 weekly benefit for individuals that are eligible for state Reemployment Assistance benefits, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC).  FPUC applies to weeks beginning March 29, 2020 and ends July 31, 2020.  Find more information on the CARES Act, visit the DEO website.

After you Apply:

Governor Ron DeSantis, by Executive Order 20-104, has suspended the biweekly "actively seeking work" reporting requirement.  This means, beginning April 16, claimants do not need to recertify your weeks bi-weekly to receive your Reemployment Assistance benefits. To review account updates and claim Reemployment Assistance benefits, please utilize the CONNECT portal. Login to Connect

Florida Department of Children and Families

For updates related to ACCESS, child welfare, child care, mental health services and adult protective services, please visit the DCF COVID-19 update website

Meals for Children through Brevard Public Schools

Brevard Public Schools it is extending its meal distribution efforts through July 31. Food distribution locations and days will be changing as of July 1. Beginning Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 31, the following schools will provide food distribution on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays only (from 10:30AM - 12:30PM):

  • Mims Elementary (Mims)
  • Cape View Elementary (Cape Canaveral)
  • Coquina Elementary (Titusville)
  • Oak Park Elementary (Titusville)
  • Mila Elementary (Merritt Island)
  • Atlantis Elementary (Cocoa)
  • Saturn Elementary (Cocoa)
  • Golfview Elementary (Rockledge)
  • Harbor City Elementary (Melbourne)
  • Sherwood Elementary (Melbourne)
  • Discovery Elementary (Palm Bay)
  • Palm Bay Elementary (Palm Bay)
  • Turner (Palm Bay)

United Way of Brevard

  • To assist Brevard’s individuals and families impacted by COVID-19, United Way of Brevard is providing information and resources available to help you and your family.  Their COVID-19 Community Resources website will be updated frequently as new information becomes available.
  • Resources on this site includes information about financial support, utilities, food pantries, hot meal locations, food for children, stimulus check general information, health resources, and resources for business owners.
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For information about the COVID-19 in Brevard and resources available to people who are impacted, call 2-1-1 between 8am and 6pm.

Or text your ZIP code to 898211 between 9am and midnight.

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Brevard County Board of County Commissioners

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Viera, FL 32940,

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