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SCO Family of Services Celebrates $1 Million Legacy Gift and Names Residence for Mothers in Recovery the Scanlan-Dufek Residence

April 19, 2024 / Madonna Heights News

April 19, 2024, Dix Hills, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in NYC and Long Island, celebrated a $1 million bequest from long-time champion Marie Scanlan at a special ribbon cutting and dedication of its residence for women in recovery on April 17,…

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Helen P. O’Reilly Named Chief Legal Counsel at SCO Family of Services

April 18, 2024 / SCO News

(Garden City, NY) – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services for over 125 years, announced the appointment of Helen P. O’Reilly as Chief Legal Counsel to further strengthen and guide the agency in its mission-driven work to improve the lives and well-being of New York’s…

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Wonder with Me Holds Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Resource Fair

April 15, 2024 / SCO News

SCO’s “Wonder with Me” infant mental health program held a Resource Fair March 29th at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families received information from many Brooklyn infant and early childhood organizations, participated in art activities, sang and danced with a music therapist, and accessed the children’s museum free…

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Rasheed Frazier Named New Chief Program Officer at SCO Family of Services; Joins Recently Appointed Karen Abreu-Rosano to Complete SCO’s Vision for Program Leadership

April 5, 2024 / SCO News

(Garden City, NY) – Today, SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services in New York, announced the promotion of Rasheed Frazier to Chief Program Officer, continuing SCO’s commitment to developing strong leaders within the agency. After a comprehensive search, Mr. Frazier was selected to provide oversight…

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“Fill the Patrol Car” Fundraiser Benefits SCO Families

March 29, 2024 / Uncategorized

Graduating cadets from the Suffolk County Police Academy held a “Fill the Patrol Car” fundraiser at the North Babylon Fire Department on March 23rd where they filled an entire patrol car with 50 bags of donated items for SCO families. Each bag included clothing, toys, and variety of household items.

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SCO Family of Services Holds “Get to Know SCO” Open House

March 21, 2024 / Independent Youth News

On March 14th, SCO Family of Services held an Open House at the administrative headquarters in Garden City. The event was an opportunity for friends and community members to stop by and get to know a little more about SCO. Staff from SCO’s Long Island programs were on hand to…

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Suzette Gordon and Shamise Harvin Honored as Power Women of Queens

March 19, 2024 / Independent Youth News

SCO Family of Services President and CEO, Suzette Gordon, has been named a Power Woman of Queens, and Career Readiness Specialist, Shamise Harvin, has been named a Power Woman Rising. Each year, Schneps Media recognizes extraordinary women who make Queens a thriving place to work, live and do business. Suzette…

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Gives On-site Performance for SCO After School Students

February 23, 2024 / Independent Youth News

Students in SCO Family of Services’ After School program at the Beacon at MS 35 were treated to a special appearance by performers from the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Greatest Show on Earth!” The youth got an up-close look at some incredible acts from…

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SCO Family of Services Named as Finalist in 12th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

February 20, 2024 / Madonna Heights News

Long Island Imagine Awards Winners to Be Announced on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at the Crest Hollow Country Club GARDEN CITY, NY – [February 20, 2024] – SCO Family of Services, a leading human services agency that provides essential services to children, adults, and families, was named a Finalist…

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SCO Family of Services Partners with Touro University to Help Early Childhood Employees Pursue College Degrees

January 25, 2024 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services is excited to begin a new partnership with Touro University that will help employees in SCO’s five Early Childhood Education Centers in Brooklyn and Queens who are interested in pursuing college degrees in early childhood. The initial phase will focus on Early Education staff who are…

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Astoria Car Club and NYPD Host Annual Toy Run for Children served by SCO Family of Services

December 20, 2023 / SCO News

 The annual event provides SCO’s families and children with the chance to see a variety of cars and receive toys to start off the holidays.  QUEENS, NEW YORK (December 20, 2023) — The Astoria Car Club teamed up with the NYPD Community Affairs Queens Outreach Division to kick off the…

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Northwell Health, NYC Administration for Children’s Services, Center for Fair Futures & Foster Agencies Launch Program to Improve Health Services for Young Adults Transitioning out of Care

December 15, 2023 / Independent Youth News

Kicking off in Queens, NY, a new public-private partnership pilot program will complement the Fair Futures advocacy by connecting young adults transitioning out of foster care to health care Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health system, the New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), the Center for Fair…

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The Divine Nine Hosts Toy Drive for SCO Families

December 11, 2023 / Independent Youth News

The Divine Nine, a coalition of nine sororities and fraternities, came together to host a party and toy drive for SCO Family of Services youth and families. QUEENS, NEW YORK (December 11, 2023) — The Divine Nine sororities and fraternities came together December 6th to throw a holiday party for…

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SCO Family of Services Celebrates Grand Opening of Journey Chic Boutique Operated by Youth in Foster Care

November 29, 2023 / Independent Youth News

SCO Family of Services Received a $25,000 Grant from the Amazin’ Mets Foundation to Create Boutique JAMAICA, NEW YORK (December 5, 2023) — SCO Family of Services held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the exciting opening of its Journey Chic Boutique created and operated by young adults in foster care.

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SCO’s Jennifer Fuchs on OMH Peer Support Panel

October 26, 2023 / Independent Youth News

In honor of Peer Support Celebration Day on October 19th, the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) held a peer support Zoom event. SCO’s Jennifer Fuchs, Peer Engagement Coordinator of our High Fidelity Wraparound and Children and Family Treatment Support Services (CFTSS) programs, participated on the OMH panel, serving as…

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