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SCO Family of Services Celebrates Graduates in Foster Care Program with Surprise Guests

July 10, 2020 / SCO News

Congratulations to the 151 graduates in our Foster Care program! This year, our Foster Care program celebrated graduates from pre-k, kindergarten, middle school, high school, and college. There were three graduation celebrations and graduation parades led by Stephen Hanmer, Director of Education and Permanency Support at SCO Family of…

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SCO Students to Participate in Garden of Dreams’ STEM & Robotics Summer Workshop

June 30, 2020 / SCO News

Five teens from SCO will be participating in an exciting four-week summer STEM program thanks to Garden of Dreams. Teen Academy STEM & Robotics will give youth hands-on experience exploring STEM related fields. Participants will be given an at-home assignment to be completed prior to each live Zoom session class.

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SCO FAMILY OF SERVICES HOSTS “AT HOME WITH SCO” – A VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF FRONTLINE STAFF

June 25, 2020 / SCO News

(Glen Cove) SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in communities throughout New York City and Long Island, held a special virtual event, “At Home with SCO,” on June 11th to share the incredible stories of resilience and hope happening each day on the frontlines at…

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SCO Family of Services and The Jewish Board Join Forces for Cross-Racial Dialogue

June 24, 2020 / SCO News

On June 12th, more than 600 colleagues from SCO Family of Services and The Jewish Board joined forces for a Cross-Racial Dialogue, “Strength in Numbers: Collaborating for Health Equity in Response to COVID-19.” The two agencies got together to create a dialogue on racial health inequity and discuss how they…

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SCO’s CARE TALKS – In Living Color: COVID’s Illuminating Story of Inequity

June 18, 2020 / SCO News

On May 29th, more than 150 staff took part SCO’s third CARE TALKS open forum – In Living Color: COVID’s Illuminating Story of Inequity. Keynote Speaker Dr. Isma Chaudhry, an expert in Ethnic Barriers to Primary Care and Minority and Immigrant Health, shared her insight on the longstanding health inequities…

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A Message to the SCO Family

June 2, 2020 / SCO News

I am deeply heartbroken and discouraged by the death of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and those whose names we do not know. In the case of Floyd, it was painful to watch the blatant disregard for life seen in the now viral video. Indeed, what we witnessed shocks…

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SCO Family of Services Appoints Vincent Moorehead to Board of Directors

May 27, 2020 / SCO News

(Glen Cove, NY) SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in communities throughout New York City and Long Island, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Moorehead to its Board of Directors. “On behalf of the entire Board, I am delighted to welcome Vincent to…

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Theresa Paplin School Students Pitching in Against COVID-19

April 29, 2020 / SCO News

As we endure these unprecedented times, many children are suffering from anxiety, trauma, and boredom. For many, this pandemic is something that encroaches upon their way of life. Some of the students at our Theresa Paplin School (TPS), SCO’s residential school for adolescents and young adults with serious emotional disturbance…

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Foster Care – It’s All About Caring!

April 21, 2020 / SCO News

OPEN YOUR HEART AND HOME! SCO Family of Services will be offering ONLINE orientations to families interested in becoming foster parents. Please complete the online application and we will contact you. Become a Foster Parent – Attend an Upcoming Orientation Session Visit our Foster Care page to learn more at…

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES & RESOURCES

April 20, 2020 / SCO News

For important COVID-19 updates, information about SCO programs, prevention, health resources, and additional resources, please visit www.sco.org/covid-19 Resources for Families  Health Resources  The health, safety, and well-being of our staff and those we serve is our most important priority. We are actively tracking new developments in coordination…

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SCO Family of Services Providing Meals to New York City and Long Island Families Through a $1.2 Million Anonymous Donation

March 27, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services Partners with DoorDash to Provide Meals to Homebound New Yorkers While Supporting Local Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis. DoorDash Donates a 15% Match to Help Families and Communities in Need GLEN COVE, NY – SCO Family of Services, the region’s largest human services organization, was the recipient…

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Sioban’s Ceilidh Supports SCO’s Career Readiness Initiative

March 17, 2020 / Independent Youth News

Irish eyes were smiling as friends of SCO gathered for Sioban’s Ceilidh, a reception in memory and honor of longtime SCO employee Sioban Rack, to benefit SCO’s Career Readiness Initiative. Ginnie Treiber, Laura Gay, and Grace Del Gadio served as event Co-Chairs. The Irish themed benefit was held March 11th…

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SCO’s Christina Calabrese Inducted in the 2020 Women in Human Services Hall of Fame

March 4, 2020 / SCO News

Congratulations to Christina Calabrese, Vice President, Center for Professional Development, on being inducted into the Women in Human Services Hall of Fame. March is Women’s History Month and this month, Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York is honoring women who provide critical services across New York. Christina…

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SCO President & CEO Keith Little Participates on BBB Charity Symposium Panel

February 27, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services President & CEO Keith Little participated on a panel discussion at the Better Business Bureau Charity Effectiveness Symposium XIV: Culture Shift Embracing New Realities. The event, held at the Baruch College-Marxe School of Public and International Affairs on February 26th, was hosted by the Education…

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SCO’s Harriet Downer Honored at Glen Cove Black History Month Celebration

February 18, 2020 / SCO News

Congratulations to SCO’s Harriet Downer, Accounts Payable Manager, on being honored at Glen Cove’s 4th Annual Black History Month Celebration! Harriet, along with fellow honorees Rev. Dr. Craig JJ. Wright, Sheree Collins and Damon Garner, were recognized for the profound impact they have made in the community. Hosted by former…

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