SCO News

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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SCO Celebrates the Holidays!

December 28, 2016 / SCO News

December 28, 2016 - Glen Cove, NY  Thank you to all of the SCO supporters and friends who donated thousands of gifts, organized holiday celebrations and supported the children, youth, adults and families we serve during this special time of year. Below are just a few samples of the overwhelming generosity shown toward New Yorkers in need during this season of giving. Phil Catapano and Friends Carry on Tradition of Giving to SCO Youth Phil Catapano and a host of friends loaded 80 duffel bags with hats, gloves, PJs and other goodies for the residents of our five Independence Inns for runaway and homeless youth. The babies at our Inns received gift bags of blankets, books, teddies and more to brighten the holiday season. It’s a tradition that Kathy Catapano began more than 10 years ago and continues in her memory. Thanks, Phil, and everyone involved…our youth couldn’t be more grateful!

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For Bronx Librarian, Bringing Books to Homeless Children Inspires Hope

December 20, 2016 / SCO News

December 19, 2016 – Bronx, NY – Lester Holt did a wonderful story on the NBC Nightly News featuring our Crotona Family Residence’s Reading Literacy Program. A manager from the Morrisania Branch Library, Colbert Nembhard, visits the shelter every Wednesday collaborating with our staff to engage toddlers though reading, sing…

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SCO Welcomes NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariňa to Announce Homeless Shelter Reading Program

December 8, 2016 / SCO News

December 8, 2016 – Brooklyn, NY  SCO Family of Services welcomed NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariňa to our Flushing Family Residence in Brooklyn yesterday as she announced the Afterschool Reading Club (ARC), a brand new literacy enrichment pilot for elementary school students living in shelters. Chancellor Fariňa also took time…

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A New Forever Family

November 28, 2016 / SCO News

Queens, NY – November is National Adoption Month, a collective, national effort to raise awareness of adoption. Each year, SCO finds forever families for more than 100 children…like Heaven. Heaven (2nd from left) was officially adopted by Ketsy Rhodes (left) on November 15th at the Queens County Courthouse with the…

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