Vice President, Residential and Youth Justice Services
Rasheed Frazier, LMSW, is Vice President, Residential and Youth Justice Services and oversees a portfolio of programs that serve adolescents, young adults, and their families.
His residential portfolio includes Agency Operated Boarding Homes serving youth in foster care with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), who are pregnant or parenting, or identify as LGTBQ. His residential programs also include NYS Special Education Schools and Residential Treatment Facilities for youth developmental disability or dually-diagnosed with mental health and I/DD. He oversees supportive housing programs for young adults who are transitioning from Foster Care and/or struggling with mental health issues.
Rasheed’s Youth Justice portfolio includes evidence-based Juvenile Justice Initiative (JJI) preventive programs for court-involved youth struggling with psychiatric and/or substance abuse issues, as well as our Close to Home program for adjudicated youth. He also oversees our programs on Rikers Island Correctional Facility, providing pre- and post-release services for young adults.
Rasheed joined SCO in 2012 as a Case Planner and has held several leadership positions since. Prior to becoming Vice President, he was the Divisional Director for Residential and Youth Justice Programs. In addition to providing executive leadership to his programs, Rasheed assists in leading agency-wide initiatives, including program integration, model implementation, and DEIB initiatives.
Rasheed graduated from Morgan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and earned his MSW from Howard University.
families and individuals with support services and community activities
children and teens through academic, after-school, summer and work readiness programs