Click here for IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES from SCO

Theresa E. Hassler

Vice President, Government Affairs

Theresa Hassler joined SCO Family of Services in December 2019 as the Vice President of Government Affairs.

In this role, Theresa will serve as SCO’s chief advocate and representative on state and city legislative, policy and budget initiatives and strengthen SCO’s relationships with elected officials who represent the communities in which we work as well as those with oversight of the government agencies with which SCO contracts. Theresa is an attorney with significant experience working in government, the non-profit sector and her own practice representing both individual clients and community-based organizations.

Theresa’s government positions in New York City include Director of Research, Policy & Planning for the Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings (OATH); and Assistant Director of Appointments for the Office of the Mayor. She attended Drake University Law School.

Executive Cabinet

Executive Council

Last year, we placed


youth in employment, subsidized employment or internships

We help


people with special needs develop skills to reach their full potential