Keith Little, Deputy Executive Director

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Keith Little
Deputy Executive Director

Keith Little joins SCO Family of Services in the new role of Deputy Executive Director, overseeing the Executive Cabinet and reporting directly to the Executive Director.  This appointment will serve to further strengthen SCO’s leadership team in delivering life-changing services to more than 60,000 children, adults and families throughout New York City and Long Island each year.

With a wealth of experience in state, city, and the nonprofit arena, Keith has an expert understanding of the issues our consumers and staff face every day. He brings considerable expertise in the oversight and provision of mental health, health care, child welfare, and juvenile justice programs and is a tireless advocate for children, youth, and families throughout the metropolitan area.

Keith joins SCO from his recent position as Executive Director at Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families, where he was credited with building organizational capacity, external collaborations, and financial sustainability. He has held senior organizational and program leadership positions at the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) for two decades, where he last served as Associate Commissioner and Deputy Director at OMH. His vast experience includes posts at the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Service and the New York City Department of Health.

Keith earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Bridgeport and holds an MPA in Public Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA) and the Collaborative for Children and Families, among other industry and community posts.


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