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SCO Holds 4th CARE Talks – Decolonizing Therapy

October 14, 2020 / SCO News

On October 2nd, more than 300 staff from SCO and colleague agencies took part in SCO’s fourth CARE TALKS open forum – Decolonizing Therapy. It was the first CARE TALKS open to members of other agencies. Keynote Speaker Dr. Jennifer Mullan shared her insight on how mental health is affected…

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SCO to Launch “Recovery Lab” Youth Workshop

September 28, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services is excited to launch a new youth development program for middle and high school students. Recovery Lab Youth Workshop brings 50 participants, ages 12-18, from Brooklyn and Queens together twice a week for remote activities. The program will support participants’ social-emotional and leadership skills development while…

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SCO President & CEO Keith Little Panelist in FPWA Anti-Racism Event

September 28, 2020 / SCO News

Keith Little, SCO Family of Services President & CEO, joined a distinguished group of panelists in FPWA’s virtual event, Power Shift: Casting off racism to create transformative change. Human services staff, leaders, and board members, philanthropic individuals and organizations, government staff and leaders, and policy influencers tuned in to hear…

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Garden of Dreams’ Jump Rope Donation Good for Body & Soul

August 31, 2020 / SCO News

Thanks to a grant from longtime partner Garden of Dreams, SCO was able to purchase more than 800 jump ropes for children, families and individuals with special needs in dozens of our programs throughout New York City and Long Island to help them stay active during the pandemic. Many of…

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SCO Family of Services Receives Massive Burlington Stores Merchandise Donation to Distribute to New York Families

August 26, 2020 / SCO News

Featured on Good Day New York’s Hero of the Day. SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in communities throughout New York City and Long Island, has received a large donation of merchandise from Burlington Stores to distribute to thousands of client…

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SCO Family of Services Partners with NYC Health + Hospitals to Lead Community Outreach Promoting COVID-19 Awareness and Testing

August 25, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services is taking on a new role in the communities we serve to help stop …

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SCO Family of Services Partners with NYC to #FIGHTCOVIDNYC – Get a FREE COVID-19 Test

August 13, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services is partnering with NYC Test & Trace Corps to fight COVID-19 so that New Yorkers can get back to school, work, and help New York City reopen safely. SCO Family of Services helps 60,000 New Yorkers each year to get children off…

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Resource of the Week – Mystery Science

August 11, 2020 / SCO News

Mystery Science – stress-free science lessons for K-5 distance learning…

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Marching for PRIDE at Madonna Heights

July 24, 2020 / Madonna Heights News

June was PRIDE month and SCO’s Madonna Heights program for women and girls wanted to show its support for equality and the LGBTQ community. Clients and staff from Madonna Heights’ Residential Treatment Facility and Group Residence made beautiful posters to show their PRIDE. Flyers and PRIDE flags were displayed around…

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Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® Grant Helps SCO Find Forever Families for Children in Foster Care

July 22, 2020 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services was awarded a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids renewal grant of $126,000 from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption—the fourth year of SCO’s participation in the program. This grant will be used to continue to implement the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Child-Focused Recruitment Model. At SCO Family of Services,…

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United for Brownsville Partners with Riverdale Avenue Community School and Brighter Bites to Establish Brownsville Community Food & PPE Distribution

July 22, 2020 / SCO News

United for Brownsville (UB) has partnered with Riverdale Avenue Community School and Brighter Bites to organize fresh produce and PPE distribution for approximately 600 families a week in Brownsville, Brooklyn. There are no requirements for recipients, whoever asks for help is welcome to receive goods. UB Family Advisory Board members…

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Mask Donation to SCO Family of Services

July 17, 2020 / SCO News

Perry Cyprus, a Registered Dietician and Nutrition Professional from Diet Delights donated masks to SCO Family of Services. The masks were made with the SCO logo on it and distributed to staff and clinicians to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Every year, Mr. Cyprus donates a bunch of prizes…

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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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Last year,

94%

of children in our early education centers met or exceeded goals for social-emotional development

We provide

24,000

families and individuals with support services and community activities

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