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SCO Family of Services Providing Meals to New York City and Long Island Families Through a $1.2 Million Anonymous Donation

March 27, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services Partners with DoorDash to Provide Meals to Homebound New Yorkers While Supporting Local Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis. DoorDash Donates a 15% Match to Help Families and Communities in Need GLEN COVE, NY – SCO Family of Services, the region’s largest human services organization, was the recipient…

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SCO’s Harriet Downer Honored at Glen Cove Black History Month Celebration

February 18, 2020 / SCO News

Congratulations to SCO’s Harriet Downer, Accounts Payable Manager, on being honored at Glen Cove’s 4th Annual Black History Month Celebration! Harriet, along with fellow honorees Rev. Dr. Craig JJ. Wright, Sheree Collins and Damon Garner, were recognized for the profound impact they have made in the community. Hosted by former…

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United for Brownsville Launches Learning Landscapes in Brownsville

January 31, 2020 / SCO News

SEE US IN THE MEDIA! TV: NY1, News12, PIX11, Spectrum Noticias NY1, Univision Print/Online: The City, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Bklyner, Chalkbeat  Learning Landscapes Launches at Food Bazaar to Help Prepare Brownsville’s Youngest Children for Academic Success United for Brownsville,…

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SCO Co-Hosts Brownsville Job & Resource Fair

August 29, 2019 / SCO News

On August 8th, SCO Family of Services partnered with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, CUNY Kingsborough and Community Solutions to host the Brownsville Job & Resource Fair at the Gregory Jackson Center in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The fair, which was held from 4-7pm to accommodate working adults seeking better opportunities, provided local residents…

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SCO Family of Services Recognized by Brooklyn Defender Services for Helping Fathers in Brooklyn Reconnect with Their Families

July 16, 2019 / SCO News

Brooklyn Defenders Services honored SCO for their comprehensive Fatherhood Program that provides support and parenting classes to fathers in Brownsville, Bed-Stuyvesant and East New York. Brooklyn Defender Services honored SCO Family of Services for the success and widespread influence of its Fatherhood Program. The award was accepted by Fatherhood…

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SCO Family of Services Continues to Strengthen Management Team to Further Improve Outcomes for New Yorkers in Need

June 11, 2018 / SCO News

Jennifer Outlaw Appointed Chief Program Officer; Stephen Mack Promoted to Chief Financial and Administrative Officer; Madeline Martinez Promoted to Chief of Staff Glen Cove, NY  SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services for over 100 years, today announced the appointments of three senior executives to further…

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Foster Care Youth Sharpen Skills On and Off the Court

June 5, 2018 / Independent Youth News

Queens, NY  Young men in our family foster care and residential programs honed their court skills recently at a basketball clinic hosted at our Ottilie gym and run by current and former professional basketball players. There was a mentorship component as well as players and youth shared past experiences and…

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NYC Administration for Children’s Services Recognizes SCO’s Windy Vargas with Outstanding Provider Staff Award

June 5, 2018 / SCO News

Manhattan, NY  Windy Vargas, SCO Training Specialist, received the Outstanding Provider Staff Award at NYC Administration for Children’s Services’ Sixth Annual LGBTQ & Ally Awards. The event, held at the Tweed Courthouse in Manhattan May 23rd, honored the leadership, contributions, and achievements of key stakeholders committed to promoting and affirming…

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Dads Celebrating Moms

June 5, 2018 / SCO News

Brooklyn, NY  Dads in our Fathers’ Program recognized outstanding moms in the Brownsville community by hosting a Mother’s Day Luncheon May 12th in SCO’s Morris Koppelman Early Childhood Education Center. Mothers were given the white glove treatment in an afternoon that included awards, gifts, massages and activities for the kids.

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SCO’s Karen Abreu-Rosano Inducted into the Women in Human Services Hall of Fame

June 1, 2018 / SCO News

Glen Cove, NY SCO Family of Services, a provider of essential human services throughout New York City and on Long Island, today announced the induction of Karen Abreu-Rosano, Assistant Executive Director of SCO Family of Services’ Foster Care Programs, into the Women in Human Services Hall of Fame. Mrs. Abreu-Rosano was…

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Foster Care Youth Sharpen Skills On and Off the Court

May 25, 2018 / Independent Youth News

May 25, 2018 – Queens, NY  Young men in our family foster care and residential programs honed their court skills recently at a basketball clinic hosted at our Ottilie gym and run by current and former professional basketball players. There was a mentorship component as well as players and youth…

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SCO Brownsville and PBS Kids Present Sneak Peek of New Show – PINKALICOUS & PETERIFFIC!

February 9, 2018 / SCO News

February 9, 2018 – Brooklyn, NY  Screening: Pinkalicious & Peterrific  Thursday, February 15, 2018 11:00am – 12:00pm 519 Rockaway Avenue Brooklyn, NY…

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SCO Family of Services to Open Independence Inn VII

February 1, 2018 / Independent Youth News

February 1, 2018 – Glen Cove, NY – SCO Family of Services has received funding from the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development to open Independence Inn VII, a transitional independent living residence for runaway and homeless teen/young adult mothers and their children. SCO will also provide…

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Sandra Arboleda, SCO Preventive Program Director, Receives Community Leadership Award

December 7, 2017 / SCO News

October 31, 2017 – Elmhurst, NY – Sandra Arboleda, Director of our Woodside Preventive Program, received a community leadership award from the Elmhurst Community Partnership (ECP) for her work with victims of domestic violence in the Latina community. Sandra received the award at ECP’s Third Dinner for Women, held recently…

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Advocates for Children and SCO Family of Services Develop Parent Toolkit to Improve the Education Experience of Children while in Foster Care

September 29, 2017 / SCO News

Report offers key recommendations for parents, foster care agencies, and schools September 29, 2017, Glen Cove, NY – As families across the nation shift their attention back to school, two nonprofits have teamed up to improve the education experience for New York’s children in foster care and their families. Advocates for Children of New York, an agency that works

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