Full Program Listing
A variety of academic enrichment, arts and reacreation programs for elementary, middle and high school students.
Baby & Me
Trained staff connect parents with their children through developmental playgroups.
Beacon Community Centers
Beacon Community Centers provide a wide range of after-school and evening activities and workshops for community residents of all ages.
The Bethany Program consists of Group Residences which provide a supportive home environment for pregnant and parenting teens in foster care.
Bridges to Health
B2H provides an array of services to children and young adults in foster care and their families in order to keep them in the home and connected to the community.
Brooklyn Drop-In Center
Provides homeless and at-risk youth and their families with information and access to a variety of services and helps them find temporary housing.
Center for Family Life Co-op, Business Development
Center for Family Life partners with community residents to organize cooperative businesses that create living wage jobs in a safe environment.
Center for Family Life Youth Employment Program
Located at Sunset Park High School, this program offers both year round and summer programs that provide summer jobs at local worksites, internships and more.
Center for Family Life, Adult Employment
These services provide job readiness and placement assistance to Sunset Park residents and meet the hiring needs of local employers.
Children's Blended Case Management
This program provides intensive and supportive case management services for families with children who have a serious emotional disturbance.
Children's Community Residences
These residences provide a supportive, home-like environment for adolescents who are ready for discharge from higher levels of care but are not yet ready to return home.
Close to Home
A network of residences which provide nonsecure placement for 13-17 year old youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Close to Home (Developmental Disabilities)
A network of residences which provide nonsecure placement for 13-17 year old youth with development disabilities who have been involved in the juvenile justice system.
Cornerstone Community Centers
Cornerstone Community Centers provide a wide range of after-school and evening drop-in services for community residents of all ages.
This program provides timely respite services for families in Queens coping with children who have a serious emotional disturbance.
Early Childhood Centers
Centers offer a year-round full day program that focuses on healthy development and preparing children for success in school.
Early Head Start
High quality childcare and parenting support to pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers.
Family Assessment Program
The FAP program works intensively with youth and their families to divert youth from entering the Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) system.
Specially trained families provide support and guidance to individuals with a developmental disability in a structured, stable environment.
Family Child Care Networks
In-home child care providers offer families with infants, toddlers and preschoolers a full day, year-round program that fosters healthy development and learning.
Family Development Center Elmhurst Community Partnership Initiative
The Elmhurst Community Partnership Initiative (CPI) works to bring organizations together to benefit local residents in Elmhurst, Queens.
Family Dynamics Young Adult Internship Program
Open to low-income young adults in Brooklyn, this program offers paid internships that provide structured work opportunities in the community.
Family Foster Care
We provide temporary homes for more than 5,000 children across New York City and Long Island every year until they can be returned home.
Family Support Services
These services help the families of children and adults with disabilities obtain reimbursement from the government to pay for respite, camp, and other services as they relate to their disability.
Family Therapy Intervention Pilot for LGBTQ Youth
FTIP is a New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) funded initiative that helps LGBTQ youth remain in or return to their family home.
Far Rockaway Disaster Case Management
SCO provides disaster case management, counseling and referral services for families affected by Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway.
FirstStepNYC at P.S./I.S. 41
A state-of-the-art, birth-5 early childhood center providing full-day, year-round early care and education.
Our two Brooklyn food pantries distribute emergency supplies of groceries to help provide individuals and families in need through a time of crisis.
Gatehouse provides temporary housing for homeless young women between the ages of 16-21.
Group Living for Developmentally Disabled Youth
These specialized residences provide a structured, therapeutic environment for youth with severe emotional and behavioral problems as well as a developmental disability.
Group Living for LGBTQ Youth
This program provides an accepting, healing environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in the child welfare system.
Group Living for Youth
These group residences provide a supportive home environment for youth in foster care who have multiple challenges including mental illness, substance abuse, alcoholism or delinquency
Home & Community Based Waiver (OPWDD)
We offer a broad spectrum of services that enables adults and children with developmental disabilities to live in the community as an alternative to residential placement.
Home & Community Based Waiver Office of Mental Health
SCO helps families with children that have a serious emotional disturbance and wish to keep their children at home by offering a broad spectrum of services.
The Independence Inns provide shelter and support for homeless and runaway youth to help them become self-sufficient.
Individual Residential Alternatives
IRAs are homes and apartments of 10 or fewer residents that prepare adults with developmental disabilities to become productive members of their communities.
Intermediate Care Facilities
ICFs are residences with 24-hour care for individuals with developmental disabilities that provide the highest level of care outside of a skilled nursing facility.
Juvenile Justice Initiative
JJI works intensively with juvenile offenders and their families in their homes to help change delinquent behavior with court involved youth.
Learning to Work
Learning to Work provides internship opportunities at local businesses for students in our three Transfer High Schools.
Long Island Adult & Family Shelters
Madonna Heights provides emergency housing for homeless women and adolescents, some with children.
Madonna Heights Family Service Clinic
The Madonna Heights Family Service Clinic is an outpatient mental health clinic, supporting families as they overcome obstacles and strengthen existing bonds.
Madonna Heights Group Residence
The MH Group Residence provides a wide range of therapeutic services with medical, mental health and substance abuse supports to adolesent girls and young women.
Madonna Heights Residential Treatment Facility
The Madonna Heights RTF provides adolesent girls and young women with the most intensive residential mental health services available outside of a hospital.
Madonna Heights School
A New York State Regents junior/senior high school for adolescent girls who live on the Madonna Heights campus or are referred by their local school district.
Medicaid Service Coordination
Our MSC program helps people with developmental disabilities live safely at home and in the community with their families in a supportive residence or on their own.
Medical Health Clinic Services
We provide a full range of medical services for children residing in Family and Residential Foster Care through comprehensive health clinics located in Brooklyn, Queens and Brentwood.
Mental Health Clinic Services
Full- and part-time psychologists and psychiatrists provide comprehensive mental health services to foster care and adoption clients.
The Morning Star I residence provides single women in recovery with a safe, home-like environment focused on helping them develop a dependence free, self-supporting lifestyle.
The Morning Star II residence provides a safe, supportive, home-like structure where mothers recovering from alcohol or substance abuse live with their pre-school age children.
New York City Adult & Family Shelters
We operate homeless shelters throughout Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx that provide individuals and families a safe place to stay.
Registered nurses provide in-home visits for 1st time mothers from pregnancy and through the child’s second birthday.
Ottilie Residential Treatment Facility
The Ottilie RTF provides adolescents and young adults with the most intensive residential mental health services available outside of a hospital .
We offer individual and family counseling services both on site and at home to help families through crises and help prevent crisis situations in the future.
Robert J. McMahon Children's Center
RJMCC serves children and adolescents with developmental disabilities through a Residential Treatment Center the Tyree Learning Center, a certified special education school.
Scattered Site Supportive Housing Program
SSSHP provides housing and transitional services for young adults who have aged out of foster care and are at risk of becoming homeless.
School Day Enrichment
CFL’s “Life Line”s Community Arts Project promotes growth through the arts. The Sunset Park High School Advisory Partnership promotes leadership through student participation.
Single Stop provides individuals and families with professional consultation and support to address financial, legal and personal issues – all in one familiar, convenient location.
Academic enrichment, recreation and cultural activities provided to elementary, middle and high school youth.
Supported Single Room Occupancy
Located on our Ottilie campus, the SRO residence provides extra support for young adult men and women with special needs who are not yet ready to transition to community-based living.
Supportive Individual Residential Alternatives
Supportive IRAs are one or two bed residences for high functioning adults with developmental disabilities who don’t require 24-hour supervision.
The Christopher School
New York State certified special education school that provides a therapeutic and residential setting for children with developmental disabilities.
The Parent-Child Home Program
Trained SCO staff visit families twice a week bringing books and toys facilitating play and reading activities for parents and children.
The Summer Youth Employment Program
CFL’s Summer Youth Employment Program offers summer jobs for youth age 14-21 with employers throughout Brooklyn.
Therapeutic Family Foster Care
We provide a higher level of out-of-home family care for children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges in foster care.
Theresa Paplin School
A New York State certified special education school that serves adolescents and young adults who live at our Ottilie Residential Treatment Facility or are referred by their school districts.
Theresa Paplin Summer Youth Employment Program
This program provides entry level jobs in a variety of local businesses for students in our Theresa Paplin School on the Ottilie campus.
Transfer High Schools
SCO’s three Transfer High Schools provide intensive support to promote academic success among young people who are not on track to graduate.
Tyree Learning Center
A New York State certified special education school for the children and adolescents with developmental disabilities who reside at The Robert J. McMahon Children’s Center.
Westbrook Preparatory School
The first esidential New York State Regents junior/senior high school for students with Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism and related conditions.