SCO News

Nourishing body & soul at Madonna Heights’ Café Believe

September 18, 2014 / Independent Youth News

Homemade breakfast burritos, chocolate chip pancakes and strawberry smoothies served at a five-star table setting…Thursday morning breakfasts haven’t been the same since Café Believe opened at our Madonna Heights Residence in December 2012. What began as a challenge for the overnight staff to create an incentive for residents to complete their morning routines, has turned into a wonderful weekly homemade breakfast prepared and served to the residents by the overnight staff in a cozy campus kitchen.

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Madonna Heights Ladies Golf & Dinner Classic A Big Success!

August 12, 2014 / Independent Youth News

More than 100 supporters hit the greens this week for the 34th Annual Madonna Heights Ladies Golf & Dinner Classic at Huntington Crescent Country Club. The event, which honored Kathy Sullivan, former Director of Development at Madonna Heights, raises funds to support our Madonna Heights programs for teens, women, children…

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SCO Family of Services Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 11, 2014 / Independent Youth News

SCO Family of Services, one of New York City and Long Island’s leading nonprofit human service agencies, is celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 6 to April 12, 2014) by recognizing our outstanding volunteers.

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Last year,

97%

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

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new locations for our Day Habilitation program are helping 40% more adults with developmental disabilities attain higher levels of socialization and independence