+ + Success Stories Archive - SCO Family of Services

Success Stories

Our Clients

Roberto’s Story

Chasing his dreams

SCO’s Independence Inn helped Roberto go from homeless to thriving Read Roberto’s Story

Alisson’s Story

From struggling student to Valedictorian

East Brooklyn Community High School provided the right environment for academic achievement Read Alisson’s Story

RaShaan’s Story

Reigniting educational drive through mentorship opportunities

“She’s the person I call for anything and everything.” Read RaShaan’s Story

Kelly’s Story

A life rebuilt, with the help of Morning Star

Kelly credits her time in Morning Star as life-changing. Read Kelly’s Story

Daniel’s Story

Finding his voice - literally - at SCO's residence for adults with developmental disabilities

New routines, new friends, and new adventures lay in store for Daniel. Read Daniel’s Story

Shalini’s Story

Destined for success with support from her SCO team

That was the “aha” moment that shaped her future. Read Shalini’s Story

Alayah’s Story

Next Stop, College! Alayah O’Sullivan - East Brooklyn Community High School Class of 2022

She wanted to be the first in her family to go to college and she was determined to make it happen. Read Alayah’s Story

Tanisha’s Story

A little academic guidance goes a long way

Tanisha just finished up another successful semester. Read Tanisha’s Story

Carlos’ Story

A world of opportunity through resilience, focus, and assistance from SCO College Specialists

Carlos is a true SCO success story. Read Carlos’ Story

Fatu’s Story

Changing her trajectory - anything is possible when others believe in you

Her turnaround has been nothing short of miraculous, and it serves as an inspiration to other youth. Read Fatu’s Story

Ryan’s Story

Empowerment through mentorship

“There is so much I would not have been able to do without the care and support that I received from SCO Family of Services.” Read Ryan’s Story

Kaitlyn’s Story

From struggling to thriving, Kaitlyn shares personal growth experience at Madonna Heights with others

“Knowing my story can influence the story of another young girl which inspires me to give back,” said Kaitlyn. Read Kaitlyn’s Story

Selena’s Story

Harnessing entrepreneurial spirit to pursue long-term goals with help from SCO

Selena has found her calling. She has found healing through sharing her story and inspiring others. Read Selena’s Story

Jasmine’s Story

Foster Care staff helps Jasmine turn lived experience to advocacy for others

It was the staff’s unwavering support and positive reinforcement that sustained me. Read Jasmine’s Story

Arjun’s Story

Overcoming severe anxiety to achieve personal growth at SCO Individual Residential Alternative (IRA)

With the help and dedication of SCO’s staff, a plan was developed to help Arjun address his challenges and work towards achieving his goals. Read Arjun’s Story

Our Supporters

Adam Graves’ Story

These programs strengthen families and enrich kids’ lives

"Garden of Dreams is the single most important thing we do.” Read Adam Graves’ Story

H. Craig Treiber’s Story

The Treiber ties to SCO go back three generations

"The diversity and impact of the services provided make me proud to support the organization.” Read H. Craig Treiber’s Story

Jackie Tyree Kos’ Story

I can see what a difference love and support can make

"It’s exciting to be involved with an agency that is doing so much good for so many people." Read Jackie Tyree Kos’ Story

John Brown’s Story

It hit home directly

"SCO has a direct impact on your neighbors." Read John Brown’s Story

Cathy Armstrong’s Story

I wanted to share my time and volunteer

"I love working with the children and helping make their holidays and graduations special." Read Cathy Armstrong’s Story

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