SCO Provides Life-Changing Results

Our Life-Changing Results [view PDF]

Learning
  • 81 children ages 2-4 years and their parents completed our evidence-based Parent-Child Home Program concentrating on early literacy, school readiness and parenting
  • In our four Early Childhood Education Centers:
    • 97% of children met or exceeded national literacy performance standards, an increase of 26% from the beginning of the year
    • 92% of children met or exceeded national mathematics performance standards, an increase of 40% from the beginning of the year
  • 175 students in our transfer high schools who were at risk of dropping out graduated with a Regents diploma
  • 298 young adults served by SCO are in college this academic year
 Work
  • 2,115 young adults were placed in employment, subsidized employment or internships
  • 175 youth and adults with special needs gained work experience
  • 164 youth and adults with special needs participated in volunteer projects in their community
  • 321 adults became employed heads of households
    • 159 adults found steady work through our employment services
    • 162 adults became self-employed in a cooperative-owned business
Well-being
  • 104 mothers completed our nationally recognized, evidence-based Nurse-Family Partnership program for first-time mothers
  • 507 children left foster care
    • 116 (23%) children were adopted by loving forever families
    • 391 (77%) children were reunified with their parents who worked hard preparing for their return home

People Served in Six Core Service Areas

In 2015, SCO:
  • sheltered 9,900 homeless youth, adults and children
  • helped 2,100 individuals with special needs develop skills to reach their full potential
  • guided 7,500 children and teens on the path to success through academic, after school, summer and work-readiness programs
  • prepared 1,900 young children for kindergarten in our early childhood programs
  • served 1,400 children and young adults in foster care and their families
  • strengthened and stabilized 19,000 families and individuals through counseling, support and community-based services
People Served: FY15
SCO Core Service Areas # Programs # Locations # Slots Individuals/Families Served Total People Impacted
Early Childhood 11 1,488 1,948 4,082
Education and Youth 20 6,675 7,536 9,232
Shelter and Homeless 5 662 9,909 9,909
Foster Care 10 1,348 1,435 2,855
Family Support 13 5,144 19,401 23,804
Special Needs and Behavioral Health 24 1,047 2,110 5,338
TOTAL 83 120 16,364 55,220
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