Click here for IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES from SCO

← Back

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 shared past experiences and discussed future goals and what it will take to achieve them.

This unique opportunity was part of a partnership with Cicatelli Associates (CAI) to strengthen healthy behaviors and provide positive role models for young men in foster care. Photos.

Last year, we helped

418

adults become employed heads of households

3

new locations for our Day Habilitation program are helping 40% more adults with developmental disabilities attain higher levels of socialization and independence