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SCO Staff Receive ACS Excellence in Practice Awards

October 26, 2021 / Uncategorized

Congratulations to SCO Foster Care staff members Mark McCaskill and Ayain Mohamed on receiving NYC Administration for Children’s Services’ (ACS) Excellence in Practice Award! This honor recognizes their hard work, dedication and partnership in serving the children and families in our care. Ayain and Mark were nominated for the award by ACS staff.

Mark McCaskill:
As Career Readiness and Mentored Internship Program (MIP) Coordinator, Mark oversees the career development of SCO’s youth in foster care. He facilitates MIP workshops and oversees the coordination of assigning foster care youth to SCO internships with Leadership staff.

Ayain Mohamed:
As SCO’s Immigration Specialist, Ayain works with all youth in foster care that are undocumented. Ayain assists each youth with obtaining the necessary documentation for them to remain in the U.S. safely.

87%

of young adults in foster care (18+) are enrolled in school or working

99%

of at-risk families throughout Brooklyn & Queens remained together and stable with family support services

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