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October 29, 2020 / Independent Youth News

On October 15th, SCO Family of Services joined with Community Solutions, The Brownsville Partnership and the greater Brownsville community for a virtual Open House. The online event served to introduce local residents to our agency, our Brooklyn Youth Center (BYC), and other programs that focus on children, youth development, and…

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SCO Family of Services Raises Record $600,000 at Treiber Memorial Golf Outing

October 29, 2020 / SCO News

More than 180 golfers hit the links at multiple courses on October 15th for the SCO Treiber Memorial Golf Outing. The event, honoring Mutual of America Chairman, President and CEO John R. Greed, raised over $600,000 in support of SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human…

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SCO Foster Parent Wins “Outstanding LGBTQ Ally Award”

October 28, 2020 / SCO News

Congratulations to SCO foster parent Frances Miller-Stevenson on winning the New York City Administration for Children’s Services “LGBTQ Ally Award”! The award is presented each year to individuals who are committed to improving services for LGBTQ children, youth and families and advancing LGBTQ equity, inclusion, respect, and well-being. Ms. Frances…

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United for Brownsville Presents at Zero to Three Conference

October 27, 2020 / SCO News

United for Brownsville (UB) Co-Directors Kassa Belay and David Harrington presented at the Zero to Three Virtual Conference October 5th, the largest and one of the most prestigious early childhood conferences in the country. United for Brownsville is a collaborative of families and professionals who are improving the…

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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 – Community Tennis Program

August 11, 2020 / SCO News

Community Tennis Program – youth ages 5-18 receive free tennis instruction from trained coaches in schools and public parks in all 51 New York City council districts year-round.

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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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