A Vibrant Brownsville


United for Brownsville

Community Partnerships

A collective impact project incubated by SCO and Community Solutions to improve outcomes for 0-3 year olds and their families by leveraging existing facilities, resources and services. Read More

Fathers’ Program

Support for Fathers Counseling & Support

A support program that helps fathers reconnect with their children and develop essential parenting skills. Read More

Early Head Start

Home Visiting

High quality childcare and parenting support to pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers. Read More


Early Childhood Education Center

FirstStepNYC provides full day, year-round childcare and education services for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Read More

Morris Koppelman Early Childhood Center

Early Childhood Education Center

SCO’s Early Childhood Center fosters children’s cognitive, physical, social and emotional development, giving all children the tools they need to succeed in school and meet their full potential. Read More

Nurse-Family Partnership

Home Visiting

Registered Nurses provide in-home visits for first time mothers from pregnancy through the child’s second birthday. Read More


Home Visiting

Trained SCO staff visit families twice a week, facilitating play, reading activities and early literacy for parents and children. Read More

SCO at PS/IS 41

After-school After-School

After school services for elementary and middle school students and summer camp for middle schoolers, includes academic enrichment, homework assistance, youth development, and weekly instruction in creative/visual arts, performing arts, STEM, literacy, and recreation. Read More

Care Management

Health Home

SCO helps manage and coordinate eligible children and young adults’ health care, behavioral health and service needs to make sure all needs are being met. Read More

East Brooklyn Community High School

Transfer High Schools Community School

A Transfer High School that provides intensive support to promote academic success among young people who are over age and under-credited Read More

Family Foster Care – Brooklyn

Foster Care

Family Foster Care provides temporary homes for children throughout Brooklyn until they can be returned home. Therapeutic Family Foster Care provides a higher level of out-of-home family care for children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges in foster care. Read More

Family Foster Care – Education & Permanency Support Services

Foster Care

A program that helps children and families in foster care receive the assistance and services they need to achieve reunification and other permanency goals Read More

Residential Living for Youth in Foster Care

Residential Foster Care

Group residences that provide a supportive home environment for youth in foster care who have multiple challenges including mental illness, substance abuse, alcoholism or delinquency. We also offer residential programs for young people who identify as LGBTQ as well as programs for youth with developmental disability and behavioral health conditions. Read More

Independence Inns

Homeless Services Transitional Housing

The Independence Inns provide shelter and support for homeless and runaway youth, including young moms with children, to help them become self-sufficient. Read More

We help


children and young adults through foster care programs


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

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