SCO News

Madonna Heights School Class of 2017 Celebrates Graduation!

August 23, 2017 / Madonna Heights News

  August 23, 2017 - Dix Hills, NY - Our Madonna Heights School celebrated the graduation of nine young women at an emotional ceremony held on our Dix Hills campus August 18. Graduates shared their stories of struggle, hope, perseverance and triumph as they overcame obstacles and self-doubt to achieve the momentous goal of earning their diplomas. They thanked staff for always believing in them no matter what each day might bring, and for giving them the courage to believe in themselves.

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SCO Family of Services Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Develop Integrated Health and Wellness Center for Women in Suffolk County

July 31, 2017 / Madonna Heights News

SCO among 13 Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program Awards on Long Island August 1, 2017 - Dix Hills, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of social services, health care and mental health services to vulnerable populations, announced it has been awarded $933,000 to develop an integrated Women’s Health and Wellness Center

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SCO/Family Dynamics Beacon Center Wins NYC Council Award for Gymnasium Refurbishment

July 24, 2017 / SCO News

Brooklyn<, NY – Thanks to funding from the New York City Council, the gymnasium at our MS 35 Family Dynamics Beacon Center will be completely refurbished. The award was part of the Participatory Budgeting process that engages the community in deciding how to spend a portion of the public budget. Led…

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SCO Family of Services to Host “Brownsville Reads” Literacy Project

July 19, 2017 / SCO News

July 19, 2017 – Brooklyn, NY – SCO Family of Services welcomes families to participate in our Brownsville Reads Literacy Project at the Greg Jackson Center for Brownsville in Brownsville July 20 – August 31. Parent-child sessions will be held every Thursday from 1-2pm (ages 2 months – 4…

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Congratulations, Graduates!

July 7, 2017 / Independent Youth News

June 30, 2017 - Glen Cove, NY - Graduations, Award Ceremonies, End-of-Year Performances…there was much to celebrate at SCO as the school year came to a close! Here are a few highlights:

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Madonna Heights 37th Annual Golf Classic Raises Vital Funds for Women and Families

June 29, 2017 / Independent Youth News

Dix Hills, NY  – Friends of SCO Family of Services’ Madonna Heights programs teed up June 19th for the 37th Annual Madonna Heights Golf Classic in Syosset, Long Island. The event, held at the Woodside Club, raised funds to support the vital work of Madonna Heights to teach, strengthen and empower young and adult women to heal from trauma.

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Congratulations to SCO’s 2017 Employee Recognition Winners!

June 1, 2017 / Madonna Heights News

June 1, 2017 - Glen Cove, NY - Congratulations to Rosemarie Bellock, Alison Critelli, Vonnetta Browne and Nydia Sutherland, winners of SCO's Employee Recognition Program.

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SCO Family of Services Raises Over $300,000 at 2017 Annual Benefit

May 25, 2017 / SCO News

Glen Cove, NY  - SCO Family of Services, the Glen Cove-based human services nonprofit, raised over $300,000 at the 2017 SCO Annual Benefit on May 11th at The Carltun in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow.

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SCO Family of Services Holds Inaugural Brownsville Youth Resource Fair

May 23, 2017 / SCO News

May 19, 2017 – Brooklyn, NY – SCO Family of Services hosted its first-ever Youth Resource Fair at the Greg Jackson Center for Brownsville in Brownsville April 29. The fair connected families to a variety of services available to youth of all ages in Brownsville. Entertainment included a performance by Ms.

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Demetrios Yatrakis Appointed to SCO Board of Directors

May 19, 2017 / SCO News

May 17, 2017 - 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 Demetrios Yatrakis to its Board of Directors.

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SCO’s Holly Brickey Receives Front Line Heroes Award

April 18, 2017 / Independent Youth News

April 18, 2017 - Manhattan, NY - SCO Family of Services is proud to announce that Holly Brickey, a Senior Caseworker in SCO’s Close to Home Program, has been recognized by New York Nonprofit Media as a Front Line Hero.

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Building Leaders at Family Dynamics After School Program

March 23, 2017 / Independent Youth News

March 23, 2017 – Brooklyn, NY   Students from our Family Dynamics East New York Middle School of Excellence (ENYMSE) After School Program have been participating in a leadership series, “Love Thy Self,” designed to build confidence and foster self-expression while developing connections with peers and staff.  The theme for this…

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Center for Family Life Symposium – Cultivating Consciousness

February 22, 2017 / SCO News

February 22, 2017 - Brooklyn, NY  Our Center for Family program hosted the 11th Annual Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium - Cultivating Consciousness: Infusing Our Work with Social Justice,

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Thank You, Rosemary, and Good Luck!

January 18, 2017 / Madonna Heights News

January 18, 2017 - Glen Cove, NY  We recently paid tribute to Rosemary Stein, Chief Program Officer, who retired after a distinguished career spanning 40 years at SCO Family of Services.

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FirstStepNYC Opens “Little Free Library”

December 29, 2016 / SCO News

December 29, 2016 – Brooklyn, NY  Our FirstStepNYC Early Childhood Education Center in Brownsville, Brooklyn opened a “Little Free Library” for their students and families thanks to books donated by individuals and organizations throughout the area. Students, parents and faculty from The Wampus School in Westchester hosted a book drive…

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children were adopted by loving forever families

Last year,

97%

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