SCO News

Congratulations, Graduates, on a Job Well Done!

June 25, 2019 / SCO News

Graduations, from Pre-K to high school, took place at programs throughout SCO this month. The Class of 2019 received their Regents diplomas at our three transfer high schools for over age, under-credited students: Bronx Arena High School, East Brooklyn Community High School and North Queens Community High School. Youth in…

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Soaring to New Heights at the 2019 Annual Benefit!

June 24, 2019 / SCO News

Hundreds of SCO Family of Services’ friends and supporters came together on Thursday, June 20th at the Cradle of Aviation Museum to celebrate SCO’s 2019 Annual Benefit and its dedication to providing life-changing results for New Yorkers in need. SCO honored two longtime supporters, Central Business Systems and Philip J.

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SCO Foster Youth Hold Girls Symposium

June 19, 2019 / SCO News

Young women in SCO’s foster care program took part in their annual Girls Symposium, a day filled with alternative/creative therapies to create a space for self-actualization and realization of purpose. Activities included a spoken word/journaling exercise led by NYC Urban Word, a high-energy dance class hosted by Urban Bush Women,…

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SCO Foster Youth Visit D.C.

June 11, 2019 / SCO News

Twenty-eight youth from SCO’s Foster Care program got to see our nation’s capital up close thanks to the support of the New York City Council and funding provided through the Wraparound Support for Transitional-Aged Foster Youth Initiative. The youth took a fun-filled four-day tour of Washington D.C. to learn more…

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Celebrating and Honoring SCO Staff!!

May 20, 2019 / SCO News

We honored our incredible staff for their compassion, hard work and dedication at our annual SCO Staff Recognition Dinner May 16th. Congratulation to our longevity honorees (356 strong), our CHAMP award winners, and our TEAM award winners. We are proud and grateful for each and every SCO…

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SCO Family of Services Fathers’ Program Celebrates Moms

May 17, 2019 / SCO News

BROOKLYN, NY – The gentlemen of SCO Family of Services Fathers’ Program held a special event May 11th to recognize outstanding mothers in Brownsville and neighboring communities. The celebration included lunch served by the fathers in the program. “Our dads wanted to do something special for mothers to recognize and…

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Advocates ask $50M for foster care aid

May 17, 2019 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services and Fair Futures took the steps of Borough Hall to ask the city for funding for youth programs in the foster care program. Fair Futures, a coalition of nearly 100 child welfare agencies, nonprofits, foundations, advocates and young adults are hoping the city will be the…

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Advocates Urge Mayor de Blasio to Fully Cover State Budget Cuts to NYC Public Health Programs in FY20 Budget

May 16, 2019 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services joined forces with other nonprofit providers to bring awareness to NYC Mayor’s current executive budget proposal, which excludes matching funds for Council discretionary-funded community-based organizations. Nearly 80 healthcare providers, advocates, and community members joined with City Council Members Levine, Rivera, and Eugene at City Hall to…

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SCO Family of Services Rallies With Fair Futures at Queens Borough Hall

May 16, 2019 / SCO News

Over 4,000 middle and high-school-aged youth are entrusted to the care of New York City through the foster care system, and approximately 600-700 age out of the system each year without a consistent adult to rely on. May is Foster Care Awareness Month, and SCO Family of…

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Jeremiah Program Coaches Single Mothers in Brownsville Through College

April 30, 2019 / SCO News

The program provides a range of supportive services to help mothers and their families find a path out of poverty. Jeremiah Program New York, a national nonprofit providing career preparedness and support services for single mothers, is currently recruiting for the next…

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SCO’s FirstStepNYC Celebrates The Week of the Child

April 29, 2019 / SCO News

At SCO Family of Services, we are no strangers to The Week of the Young Child (WOYC), an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The week-long celebration included five fun-filled themed days that SCO’s FirstStepNYC participated in. This event…

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Making an Impact

April 25, 2019 / SCO News

SCO recently received grants to continue or enhance a variety of programs that are making a difference for our clients and the communities we serve. They include: Renewed funding from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation for SCO’s work in Brownsville as we deepen our roots and collaborate with…

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SCO Family of Services Honors Iconic Child Welfare Advocate Sister Paulette LoMonaco

April 22, 2019 / SCO News

SCO Family of Services supporters and staff gathered to honor long-time child welfare advocate, Sr. Paulette LoMonaco, at SCO’s first annual “Speakeasy Soiree” at the Mutual of America Building in New York City. Sr. Paulette, who recently retired as Executive Director of Good Shepherd Services, is the…

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CFL Participates in Children’s Bureau Foster Care Video Series

April 17, 2019 / Center for Family LIfe News

Check out Center for Family Life’s feature in the Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents video series. Developed by the Children’s Bureau’s Capacity Building Center for States, the following videos illustrate the importance of building supportive relationships in the community and encouraging birth and…

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SCO Takes The Great Stage!

April 12, 2019 / SCO News

The Great Stage, home of The Radio City Rockettes, is where dreams are made and stars are born! It’s every entertainers dream to perform there. The Garden of Dreams Talent Show is an annual show where children from various partner organizations get to perform at Radio City…

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Last year,

97%

of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national literacy performance standards

We help

2,000

children get ready for kindergarten