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SCO Family of Services Named as Finalist in 12th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

February 20, 2024 / Madonna Heights News

Long Island Imagine Awards Winners to Be Announced on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at the Crest Hollow Country Club GARDEN CITY, NY – [February 20, 2024] – SCO Family of Services, a leading human services agency that provides essential services to children, adults, and families, was named a Finalist…

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SCO Family of Services Holds Celebratory Ribbon Cutting at SCO Clinic at SCO Madonna Heights in Dix Hills

October 5, 2023 / Madonna Heights News

October 4, 2023, Dix Hills, NY – Today, SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of social services, health care, and mental health services, held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the SCO Clinic, an outpatient substance use treatment program that provides trauma-informed care for women, men,…

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Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Visits Madonna Heights

September 25, 2023 / Madonna Heights News

Our Madonna Heights programs were proud to welcome the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine to the campus recently. The visit was to educate adolescents and young mothers about the importance of dental hygiene. Led by Dr. Sherwin, Dr. Cronan, and Dr. Inzero, the workshop explained the proper techniques of…

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Suzette Gordon named new President and CEO of SCO Family of Services

August 2, 2023 / Independent Youth News

(Garden City, New York, August 2, 2023) – Today, the Board of Directors of SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in New York, announced the appointment of Suzette Gordon as the new President and CEO. Ms. Gordon, who served as Interim President since December 2022,…

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Oyster Bay Youth Donates Health Kits to Morning Star Program

July 18, 2023 / Madonna Heights News

William Bodian, a sophomore from Oyster Bay, donated over 50 Health Kits for residents at our Morning Star program for women in recovery. Each kit included a first-aid kit, face mask, hand sanitizer, hand soap, hand cream and more. He also donated diaper bags that included diapers, bottles, blankets, baby…

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SCO has PRIDE!

June 29, 2023 / Independent Youth News

June is PRIDE Month and youth and staff throughout SCO Family of Services celebrated. 4th Annual Pride at the Heights On June 22nd, Madonna Heights held their “4th Annual PRIDE Event at the Heights.” All programs on the Madonna Heights campus were invited as well as our Westbrook Preparatory…

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SCO Family of Services Raises $160,000 at Madonna Heights Golf Classic

June 14, 2023 / Independent Youth News

DIX HILLS, NY – SCO Family of Services held its 42nd Annual Madonna Heights Golf Classic at the Woodside Club in Muttontown, Long Island. This year’s event raised $160,000 to support the vital work of Madonna Heights to teach, strengthen, and empower young and adult women to heal from trauma.

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SCO Family of Services to Honor Community Care Rx President/Chairman of the Board Hossam Maksoud at the 42nd Annual Madonna Heights Golf Classic

May 19, 2023 / Madonna Heights News

SCO Family of Services will honor Hossam Maksoud at their 42nd Annual Madonna Heights Golf Classic at Woodside Club in Muttontown, NY on June 5th. Dr. Maksoud is the President/Chairman of the Board of Community Care Rx, a unique long-term pharmacy that provides comprehensive pharmacy services to assisted living facilities,…

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The Easter Bunny Visits SCO

April 24, 2023 / Madonna Heights News

The Easter Bunny was busy this year, making the rounds at several SCO programs. Which is more fun, finding the eggs or enjoying the fruits (candy) of your labor afterward? Youth at The Christopher School enjoyed both at their annual Easter Egg…

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SCO’s Teresa Buckingham Wins DSP Excellence Award

November 29, 2022 / Uncategorized

Teresa Buckingham, Program Supervisor at SCO’s Deer Park Community Residence, received the Excellence Award at Community Care Rx’s 2nd Annual DSP & Support Staff Awards. Teresa was recognized for the tremendous work she does to help those in her care. Teresa oversees the Deer Park program, training and supervising staff…

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SCO Family of Services Raises Record $200,000 at Madonna Heights Golf Classic

June 24, 2022 / Madonna Heights News

DIX HILLS, NY – Over 170 supporters came out for SCO Family of Services’ Madonna Heights Golf Classic at the Woodside Club in Muttontown, Long Island. This year’s event raised a record $200,000 to support the vital work of Madonna Heights to teach, strengthen, and empower young and adult women…

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Madonna Heights Holds 3rd Annual Pride Parade

June 16, 2022 / Madonna Heights News

SCO Family of Services’ Madonna Heights programs held their 3rd annual on-campus Pride Parade on June 9th, hosted and organized by Madonna Heights Residential Treatment Facility Family Peer Advocate Denise Delio. Youth and staff from Westbrook Preparatory School and Deer Park Community Residence participated this year as well as guests…

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Madonna Heights Celebrates Diwali

November 9, 2021 / Madonna Heights News

Madonna Heights School celebrated Diwali by exploring its history and culture. Students participated in activities to learn more about the history of Diwali and distributed “Fun Facts” handouts throughout the campus. They broadened their culinary skills by learning how to cook samosas and make mango lassi, traditional Indian cuisine. The…

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Madonna Heights Wins Sanctuary Institute Resiliency Award

October 26, 2021 / Madonna Heights News

Madonna Heights Staff SCO’s Madonna Heights programs won the Sanctuary Institute’s first ever Resiliency Award. The Resiliency Award recognizes and honors the tremendous work of organizations who have come together to support one another as well as their communities during the historic and challenging year of 2020. When the pandemic…

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Madonna Heights Recognizes Suicide Prevention Month

September 16, 2021 / Madonna Heights News

September is the National Suicide Prevention Awareness month. Our Madonna Heights programs used the month to promote meaningful discussions and activities about the concerns and struggles people face and to highlight suicide prevention efforts. Program participants made displays and decorated bulletin boards with the strength-based theme they chose…”Be the One.”…

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