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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. “We are honored to have Vincent join our dedicated Board of Directors. I…

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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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United for Brownsville Launches Learning Landscapes in Brownsville

January 31, 2020 / SCO News

SEE US IN THE MEDIA! TV: NY1, News12, PIX11, Spectrum Noticias NY1, Univision Print/Online: The City, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Bklyner, Chalkbeat  Learning Landscapes Launches at Food Bazaar to Help Prepare Brownsville’s Youngest Children for Academic Success United for Brownsville,…

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Child Welfare Advocates from Across NY Call on State to Address Children’s Behavioral Health Crisis, Stop Cuts to Children’s Services

January 29, 2020 / SCO News

Youth Suicide on the Rise in NY; Over Half of Children with Mental Health Condition or Substance Use Disorder Who Need Treatment Do Not Receive It. Campaign for Healthy Minds, Healthy Kids, Elected Officials Demand State Improve Access to Quality and Affordable Behavioral Health Care for Children and Families.

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SCO Opens New Residence in Brentwood for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

January 23, 2020 / SCO News

SCO celebrated the opening of our newest Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) in Brentwood, Long Island. This newly renovated residence is now the new home for 8 young men with developmental disabilities, many of whom had been living in SCO’s Robert J. McMahon…

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Site-Based Respite Offers Alternative for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

January 23, 2020 / SCO News

SCO has opened a new Site-Based Respite program, our newest program on Long Island to serve the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities. Located at SCO’s Brentwood offices, the program serves up to 12 teens and adults 16 years and older weekdays from 2:30 to…

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Girls Computer Coding Workshop Sponsored by Senator Persaud

January 23, 2020 / SCO News

The Digital Girl Computer Coding Workshop sponsored by Senator Persaud was a great activity to expose girls and parents to the basics of computer coding. One of SCO’s Brownsville Play and Learn Tutoring participants, Anastasia, and a college student from the SCO College Mixer participated in the workshop,…

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