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“Making the Connection: Economic Stability & Child Welfare” at our Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium

November 4, 2015 / SCO News

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Center for Family Life’s 2015 Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium for an important discussion on Making the Connection between Economic Stability and Child Welfare.

Special thanks to Keynote Speaker Jennifer March of Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Moderator Jennifer Jones-Austin of Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies and discussion panelists Andrew White of NYC Administration For Children’s Services, Lisa Van Brackle NYC Human Resources Administration, Brian Lyght of Casey Family Programs and Jacqueline Mallon of NYC Department of Small Business Services!

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of 12th graders in SCO's Family Foster Care program graduated high school, with 65% enrolled in post-secondary education

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of children with complex behavioral health needs discharged from SCO's Bridges to Health program are successfully living at home and in the community, averting the need for more restrictive institutional care