+ + Programs - SCO Family of Services

Family & Community Services

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With deep roots in the neighborhoods we serve, we help build strong families and vibrant communities. Using a person-centered approach, we focus on the entire family’s needs – providing access to counseling; community centers; and literacy, after school, and employment services that support family life. We shelter families who are homeless and help those who are in crisis to keep children safe. When children, youth and adults with special needs are unable to remain at home, we provide caring, family-like settings.

And through strategic partnerships with community organizations, government agencies, and private foundations we are bringing resources and opportunity to communities where it is most needed.


CFL Beacon Communty Center at PS 1

Community Centers

Beacon Community Centers provide a wide range of after-school and evening activities and workshops for community residents of all ages. The programs promote individual growth, support family life, and create a sense of community and welcome all children and adults living in the community. Read More


CFL Beacon Community Center at PS 503/506

Community Centers

Beacon Community Centers provide a wide range of after-school and evening activities and workshops for community residents of all ages. The programs promote individual growth, support family life, and create a sense of community and welcome all children and adults living in the community. Read More


Family Dynamics at MS 35

Summer Programs After-School Community Centers

After school, summer camp, and community programming are offered at SCO’s Beacon Center at MS 35. Activities include academic enrichment, homework assistance, and weekly instruction in creative/visual arts, performing arts, STEM, literacy, and recreation. Read More

We help

1,400

children and young adults through foster care programs

We shelter

4,900

youth, adults and children