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COVID-19 Information

Find the latest updates regarding SCO Programs and a wealth of information and resources related to COVID-19.

SCO Family of Services Partners with NYC Test & Trace Corps 

SCO Family of Services is partnering with NYC Test & Trace Corps to fight COVID-19 so that New Yorkers can get back to school, work, and help New York City reopen safely. Learn more.

FREE COVID-19 tests are confidential and safe. Visit nyc.gov/covidtest, text “COVID Test” to 855-48, or call 212-COVID19 to find a testing site near you.

Check out our Health Resources for more information about COVID-19 testing.

SCOnward – our safe approach for clients and staff

SCO Safety Plan: SCO has developed a Safety Plan following New York State’s guidance on how to safely operate.  The health and safety of our staff, clients, and families is our top priority and guides all of our decisions. Individual programs that require specialized plans by their oversight agency are listed below.

Day Habilitation Safety Plans: 

Residential Schools Reopening Plan: The 853 Schools Reopening Plan developed by SCO Family of Services for Westbrook Preparatory School, Madonna Heights School, Tyree Learning Center, Christopher School, and Theresa Paplin School follows the reopening guidance issued by New York State Department of Education.

Read the full plan» English  •  Spanish

Reopening Plan Letters to Families

Residential Programs: To help protect our residential clients, all visitors will be prescreened by phone prior to scheduled visits to SCO residences. Please do not visit an SCO residence unannounced. Thank you for doing your part to protect all SCO clients.

Information on the New York State Cluster Initiative and Yellow Zone Testing 

  1. What You Need to Know About New York City’s Localized Restrictions
  2. What Schools Need to Know About the New York State Cluster Action Initiative
  3. COVID-19 Information for Nonpublic and Charter Schools: New York State Cluster Initiative Requirements for Yellow Zones

 

Help us honor our front line heroes at SCO Family of Services. Say Thank You

 

Health Resources

Find information about COVID-19, its treatment, and prevention here.


 

Resources for Families

Click here for educational and online activities for the family as well as food, financial and a variety of other helpful resources.


 

Ways to Help

COVID-19 is challenging the way we do things, but we won’t let it stop us from helping the 60,000 New Yorkers who are counting on us. SCO is actively working on addressing the immediate and long-term needs of our families during this crisis and we need your help. There are many ways you can partner with SCO to offer support.

 

 

 

Tatiania

Bronx Arena High School

"When somebody comes to you and they just really want to learn it's like you know what? I know it. I'm going to teach you." Learn More

John Brown

"SCO has a direct impact on your neighbors." Learn More

98%

of the young adults in our Scattered Site Supportive Housing program were gainfully employed, engaged in school, or both

87%

of young adults in foster care (18+) are enrolled in school or working

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