SCO News

SCO Family of Services Raises over $410,000 at Treiber Memorial Golf Outing

October 25, 2019 / SCO News

Photos SCO Honors Enterprise Fleet Management It was a brisk day but spirits were high as more than 150 golfers hit the links October 22nd for the SCO Treiber Memorial Golf Outing. The annual event raised over $410,000 in support of SCO Family of Services,…

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Celebrating Our Direct Support Professionals!

September 27, 2019 / SCO News

Nearly 200 Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) attended the annual DSP luncheon at the Glen Cove Knights of Columbus to recognize and celebrate the important work they do with our children and adults with disabilities. The “Cowboys and Cowgirls” themed event featured a photo booth, corn hole toss competition, awards and…

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Honoring Former Executive Director Douglas O’Dell

September 26, 2019 / SCO News

A crowd of staff, Board members, and friends of SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of essential human services for nearly 125 years, gathered to honor former SCO Executive Director Douglas O’Dell for his unwavering commitment to improving the lives of children, youth, and families across Long…

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SCO Madonna Heights Opens New Library for Clients and Staff

September 25, 2019 / Madonna Heights News

SCO’s Bagatelle Library at Madonna Heights is officially open to all SCO clients and staff. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was a grand success! Thanks to our supporters and hardworking volunteers for donating books and converting the room into an incredible space. The library was named after the mansion where…

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SCO Co-Hosts Brownsville Job & Resource Fair

August 29, 2019 / SCO News

On August 8th, SCO Family of Services partnered with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, CUNY Kingsborough and Community Solutions to host the Brownsville Job & Resource Fair at the Gregory Jackson Center in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The fair, which was held from 4-7pm to accommodate working adults seeking better opportunities, provided local residents…

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SCO Family of Services Celebrates Harry Potter, Hogwarts, and Habilitation at Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

August 23, 2019 / SCO News

Participants at SCO Family of Services’ Day Hab Center unveil 8ft model inspired by J.K. Rowling’s book series as part of a therapeutic, habilitation program. Participants of SCO Family of Services’ Day Habilitation Center unveiled their massive Harry Potter inspired model of Hogwarts Castle to friends, elected officials, and…

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SCO Welcomes Erase Racism for First Open Forum

August 12, 2019 / SCO News

As part of SCO’s anti-racism initiative, we held our first open forum on race for SCO staff. Erase Racism’s Elaine Gross and Nyah Berg led a thoughtful and informative discussion – “Race Matters: The history of race and why we need to talk about it” that touched on many aspects…

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SCO President & CEO Keith Little Honored in City & State New York’s Queens Power 100

August 9, 2019 / SCO News

Congratulations to Keith Little, President & CEO of SCO Family of Services, on being recognized as one of the most influential people in New York City’s biggest borough (Queens). Keith was included in City & State’s annual list of The Queens Power 100. Keith was appointed President…

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SCO Family of Services Receives $100,000 Pinkerton Grant Funding Internships for Youth in Foster Care

August 6, 2019 / SCO News

New Mentored Internship Program to provide work experience and career development opportunities for youth in foster care SCO Family of Services received a $100,000 grant from The Pinkerton Foundation to fund SCO’s Mentored Internship Program for youth in foster care. This exciting new program will support SCO’s focus of providing…

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1st Annual SCO Staff Summer Outing Brings on the Fun!

August 1, 2019 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services celebrated its 1st Annual Summer Outing! Trampolines, waterslides, basketball and of course, great food…there was something for everyone at our 1st Annual SCO Staff Summer Outing. The Crestwood Day Camp was the perfect venue for staff and their families to spend an enjoyable afternoon together and…

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SCO’s Young Adult Workforce Program Honored

July 24, 2019 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services’ Young Adult Workforce Program received a Referral Partner Award from The HOPE Program at their annual awards dinner July 11th at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. The HOPE Awards celebrates graduates and referral partners like SCO that make their success possible.

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SCO Family of Services Recognized by Brooklyn Defender Services for Helping Fathers in Brooklyn Reconnect with Their Families

July 16, 2019 / SCO News

Brooklyn Defenders Services honored SCO for their comprehensive Fatherhood Program that provides support and parenting classes to fathers in Brownsville, Bed-Stuyvesant and East New York. Brooklyn Defender Services honored SCO Family of Services for the success and widespread influence of its Fatherhood Program. The award was accepted by Fatherhood…

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SCO’s 2019 College Shower in Brownsville

July 8, 2019 / SCO News

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!!! The college applications have been completed, the acceptance letter came, and graduation day passed, so now what? Preparing for college can be a challenging time for families, considering personal expenses, adjusting to new routines, and living independently. Last week, SCO Family of Services…

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Nassau County Fire Riders 13th Annual “Christmas in June” Toy Run

July 1, 2019 / SCO News

Don’t you wish it was Christmas? Well, Christmas came early for the children at SCO’s Roberts J. McMahon Children’s Center.  The Nassau County Fire Riders were joined by hundreds of other motorcycle enthusiasts as they escorted Santa to bring donated toys to distribute to the children and adolescents with…

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Men from At-Risk Communities Graduate from Award-Winning Fatherhood Program Created by SCO Family of Services

June 27, 2019 / SCO News

Fathers from Brownsville, Bed-Stuy, and East New York graduate from SCO Family of Services’ Father’ Program after completing a 12-week parenting training course. On Tuesday afternoon at a ceremony in Brooklyn, 31 dads graduated from SCO Family of Services’ Fathers’ Program. This unique program has empowered hundreds of fathers who…

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Last year, we helped

418

adults become employed heads of households

4 out of 5

runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment