SCO News

SCO Brownsville and PBS Kids Present Sneak Peek of New Show – PINKALICOUS & PETERIFFIC!

February 9, 2018 / SCO News

February 9, 2018 – Brooklyn, NY  Screening: Pinkalicious & Peterrific  Thursday, February 15, 2018 11:00am – 12:00pm 519 Rockaway Avenue Brooklyn, NY…

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Direct Support Professionals Program Expands

February 1, 2018 / SCO News

February 1, 2018 – Glen Cove, NY – Thanks to a recent award of $96,000 from the New York State Department of Labor, SCO’s Center for Professional Development is expanding the work of our Direct Support Professionals (DSP) program. The DSP program provides classroom based and online training and…

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SCO Family of Services to Open Independence Inn VII

February 1, 2018 / Independent Youth News

February 1, 2018 – Glen Cove, NY – SCO Family of Services has received funding from the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development to open Independence Inn VII, a transitional independent living residence for runaway and homeless teen/young adult mothers and their children. SCO will also provide…

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SCO Family of Services Appoints Keith Little Executive Director

January 3, 2018 / SCO News

Enhanced Leadership Further Positions Agency to Transform Lives of At-Risk New Yorkers January 3, 2018 – Glen Cove, NY - SCO Family of Services, a provider of essential human services throughout New York City and on Long Island, today announced the appointment of Keith M. Little to the position of Executive Director. In this role, Mr. Little assumes oversight of the agency’s extensive

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SCO’s Close to Home Program Recognized

December 8, 2017 / Independent Youth News

November 9, 2017 – New York, NY – SCO’s Close to Home (C2H) program was recognized for successfully completing the “candidacy” period of Performance-based Standards (PbS) at an awards banquet held by the NYC Administration for Children’s Services Division of Youth & Family Development. Performance–based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven…

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Sandra Arboleda, SCO Preventive Program Director, Receives Community Leadership Award

December 7, 2017 / SCO News

October 31, 2017 – Elmhurst, NY – Sandra Arboleda, Director of our Woodside Preventive Program, received a community leadership award from the Elmhurst Community Partnership (ECP) for her work with victims of domestic violence in the Latina community. Sandra received the award at ECP’s Third Dinner for Women, held recently…

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CFL Participates in Immigrant Advocacy Event

November 19, 2017 / Center for Family LIfe News

Sunset Park, Brooklyn –  The Congregation Beth Elohim Refugee Task Force in partnership with the Community Bookstore staged Undocumented. Unaccompanied. Unwelcome., an immigrant advocacy event, in the Sanctuary Building at the Synagogue at 274 Garfield Place in Park Slope on November 19, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. Valeria Luiselli, author of Tell…

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CFL Appears on NBC’s Give Broadcast

October 28, 2017 / Uncategorized

Sunset Park, Brooklyn – Celebrity Chef Sunny Anderson & NBC’s Give visited CFL and thats when things really started cookin’! The segment aired Saturday, October 28th during NBC’s The More You Know on channel 4. They really surprised us, we hope you love the reveal as much as we do! A…

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SCO Family of Services Raises $445,000 at Annual Treiber Memorial Golf Outing

October 18, 2017 / SCO News

SCO Honors Vincent Parziale, President and CEO of Gramercy Group, Inc. October 18, 2017 - Glen Cove, NY - More than 140 golfers teed off on October 11 for the SCO Treiber Memorial Golf Outing, raising nearly $450,000 to support the work of SCO Family of Services, a provider of human services for over 100 years. The funds will be used to help SCO provide vital services

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Advocates for Children and SCO Family of Services Develop Parent Toolkit to Improve the Education Experience of Children while in Foster Care

September 29, 2017 / SCO News

Report offers key recommendations for parents, foster care agencies, and schools September 29, 2017, Glen Cove, NY – As families across the nation shift their attention back to school, two nonprofits have teamed up to improve the education experience for New York’s children in foster care and their families. Advocates for Children of New York, an agency that works

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SCO Family of Services Expands Programs for Children and Families in Brownsville

September 1, 2017 / SCO News

Brooklyn, NY – SCO Family of Services, a leading provider of social services, announced the creation and expansion of a variety of programs and services to help children and families living in Brownsville, Brooklyn. SCO has partnered with community organizations, government agencies, and private foundations to launch new early childhood programs, parenting…

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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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We help

1,400

children and young adults through foster care programs

Last year,

97%

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