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SCO Off To College Program Holds Teen Wellness Expo

June 26, 2024 / Independent Youth News

SCO’s Off To College program held its first Teen Wellness Expo in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Off To College engages seventh graders – college students, including GED students, in community service projects, career awareness, and college and other learning advancement preparations. The program partnered with New Yorks Edge and Brownsville Academy High…

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Congratulations SCO Forward Journey College Graduates!

June 26, 2024 / Independent Youth News

Congratulations to SCO Forward Journey participants Lamar, who received his Master’s degree, and Kervin, Marvin, and Carlos, who earned Bachelor’s degrees. Forward Journey works with youth in foster care on education, career, and life skills goals to help prepare them for a successful future. Screensavers – 1 Lamar graduated with…

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“Strong Dads, Brighter Futures” Celebrates Fathers’ Program Graduates

June 26, 2024 / SCO News

On May 21st, SCO’s Fathers’ Program held its annual “Strong Dads, Brighter Futures” event to celebrate the graduation of fathers who have completed the program. The event was held both in-person at the Billie Holiday Theater in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and virtually to accommodate the graduates’ schedules. Over twenty-five fathers attended,…

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SCO Family of Services Raises $181,000 at 43rd Annual Madonna Heights Golf Classic

June 18, 2024 / Madonna Heights News

DIX HILLS, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services for more than 125 years, held its 43rd Annual Madonna Heights Golf Classic at the Woodside Club in Muttontown, Long Island. This year’s event raised over $181,000 to support the vital work of Madonna Heights to…

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NYC ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN’S SERVICES AND NYC HEALTH + HOSPITALS ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP AIMED AT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF BRONX & QUEENS FAMILIES RECEIVING FAMILY SUPPORT FROM COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

May 30, 2024 / SCO News

As Part of a New Pilot Initiative, NYC Health + Hospitals Staff at Lincoln Hospital, Gotham Health Morrisania & Elmhurst Hospital Will be Trained on How to Best Identify and Connect Families In-Need to Family Support Services The NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and NYC Health + Hospitals…

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SCO Staff Members Recognized for Outstanding Work

May 16, 2024 / Independent Youth News

SCO Family of Services is proud to announce that three of our exceptional staff members, Yasmine Blair, Karen Cardoza, and Windy Vargas, received Excellence in Practice Awards from NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)! ACS gives out the awards to highlight outstanding work done by staff at foster care provider…

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SCO’s Jennifer Fuchs Receives “What’s Great in Our State” Family/Caregiver Award

May 14, 2024 / SCO News

We are excited to announce that Jennifer Fuchs, Interim Director of SCO’s Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) and High Fidelity Wraparound programs, received the Family/Caregiver award at “What’s Great in Our State,” an annual celebration hosted by the state that recognizes New Yorkers and organizations that are…

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SCO Family of Services Wins Social Impact Award at 12th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

May 13, 2024 / Madonna Heights News

Long Island Imagine Awards Winners were Announced at a Gala Event May 1st at the Crest Hollow Country Club. GARDEN CITY, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading human services agency that provides essential services to children, adults, and families, is thrilled to have won the prestigious Social Impact…

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SCO Family of Services’ Inaugural Inspiration Ball Ignites Hope and Inspires Change for New Yorkers in Need

May 10, 2024 / Independent Youth News

Garden City, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services for more than 125 years, held its inaugural Inspiration Ball – “Igniting Hope and Inspiring Change” at the Garden City Hotel on May 2nd. Funds raised at the annual event will help SCO provide vital…

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SCO Family of Services Celebrates $1 Million Legacy Gift and Names Residence for Mothers in Recovery the Scanlan-Dufek Residence

April 19, 2024 / Madonna Heights News

April 19, 2024, Dix Hills, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in NYC and Long Island, celebrated a $1 million bequest from long-time champion Marie Scanlan at a special ribbon cutting and dedication of its residence for women in recovery on April 17,…

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Helen P. O’Reilly Named Chief Legal Counsel at SCO Family of Services

April 18, 2024 / SCO News

(Garden City, NY) – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services for over 125 years, announced the appointment of Helen P. O’Reilly as Chief Legal Counsel to further strengthen and guide the agency in its mission-driven work to improve the lives and well-being of New York’s…

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Wonder with Me Holds Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Resource Fair

April 15, 2024 / SCO News

SCO’s “Wonder with Me” infant mental health program held a Resource Fair March 29th at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families received information from many Brooklyn infant and early childhood organizations, participated in art activities, sang and danced with a music therapist, and accessed the children’s museum free…

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Rasheed Frazier Named New Chief Program Officer at SCO Family of Services; Joins Recently Appointed Karen Abreu-Rosano to Complete SCO’s Vision for Program Leadership

April 5, 2024 / SCO News

(Garden City, NY) – Today, SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in New York, announced the promotion of Rasheed Frazier to Chief Program Officer, continuing SCO’s commitment to developing strong leaders within the agency. After a comprehensive search, Mr. Frazier was selected to provide oversight…

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“Fill the Patrol Car” Fundraiser Benefits SCO Families

March 29, 2024 / Uncategorized

Graduating cadets from the Suffolk County Police Academy held a “Fill the Patrol Car” fundraiser at the North Babylon Fire Department on March 23rd where they filled an entire patrol car with 50 bags of donated items for SCO families. Each bag included clothing, toys, and variety of household items.

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SCO Family of Services Holds “Get to Know SCO” Open House

March 21, 2024 / Independent Youth News

On March 14th, SCO Family of Services held an Open House at the administrative headquarters in Garden City. The event was an opportunity for friends and community members to stop by and get to know a little more about SCO. Staff from SCO’s Long Island programs were on hand to…

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