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Home & Community Based Waiver OMH – Brooklyn

SCO helps families with youth 5-21 years of age that have a serious emotional disturbance and wish to keep their children at home by offering a broad spectrum of services. Without these services, children would most likely need to be placed in an inpatient hospital setting or a Residential Treatment Facility. Services include respite, skill building, family support, intensive in-home, crisis response, youth peer advocacy, supported employment and pre-vocational services.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Youth with SED with high acuity needs and their families

Age Criteria

5-21 years of age

How to Access this Program or Service

Referrals go through the Children’s Single Point of Acccess (C-SPOA)

Success Stories

East Brooklyn Community High School Students Reflect on Graduation Day

"They're your backbone, they help you and support you no matter what you do in life." Learn More

Jackie Tyree Kos

"It’s exciting to be involved with an agency that is doing so much good for so many people." Learn More

340

young adults served by SCO are in college this academic year

Last year, we placed

2,007

youth in employment, subsidized employment or internships