A Vibrant Brownsville


Programs

United for Brownsville

Community Partnerships

A collective impact project 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


FirstStepNYC

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


Shirley Chisholm 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


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


The Parent-Child Home Program

Home Visiting

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


Family Child Care Networks – Brooklyn

Child Care

In-home child care providers in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville and Crown Heights offer families with infants, toddlers and preschoolers a full day, year-round program that fosters healthy development and learning. Read More


Family Dynamics 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 Supports – Brownsville

Counseling & Support

SCO partners with families in Brownsville to prevent crises and enhance family well-being. We help families strengthen relationships and develop resources to solve problems. 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


Medical & Developmental Supports – Brooklyn

Counseling & Support

Intensive supportive services, both onsite and at home, to help families in which a caregiver or child has a medical condition or developmental disability 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

2,000

children get ready for kindergarten

We inspire

8,200

children and teens through academic, after-school, summer and work readiness programs