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Cap Com and Twill Deliver!

It was a great morning when staff from Capcom and Twill stopped by Unity House to deliver 75 blankets for Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. The full size blankets will be a great comfort this winter for the residents at Sojourner, especially as they move on to safe housing of… more

Unity House’s Mike Maloney Honored by Justice Center

Unity House’s Assistant Service Director Mike Maloney was honored on September 29th by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. The group honored four people from around the state in recognition of their dedication to helping people live self-directed meaningful lives in their communities, free from abuse and neglect, and protected from… more

Friends and Family of Liza Ellen Warner to host Memorial Gala

Liza Ellen Warner Nikki L. Hart. These two young women were victims of domestic violence who died at the hands of their batterers. Friends and family, and those committed to addressing the issue of domestic violence in our community, are coming together once again to honor their memories and to raise needed funds for services for victim… more

Unity Sunshine Program at Back to School Kids Expo

Staff and friends from the Unity Sunshine Program had the opportunity to participate in the Back to School Kids Expo on Saturday, September 17th at the Empire State Plaza. It was a fun-filled day to showcase the excellent programming at the program’s three locations: two in Troy and one in downtown Albany. The program, which is… more

Homeless Veterans Stand Down

Staff from Unity House’s Community Resources program will attend the 2016 Capital Region Homeless Veterans Stand Down event on Saturday, October 1st. The event is from 8am – 1pm and will be at the Colonie BPE Elks  #2192 at 11 Elks Lane in Latham. As per event organizers, the event is open to homeless and… more

Bicentennial Banner Hangs from Unity House’s Front Door

Unity House’s community resource center, called the Front Door, sits next to an overpass on 6th Avenue in North Central Troy. It was never an ideal place to build, but it’s land where had a storefront and when we needed room to grow, the only place to go was up. Thanks to the many supporters… more

Working Together to address food insecurity

Fall is a time of bounty For families facing food insecurity, however, fall can be a stressful time. For this reason, access to a food pantry and community meals can be a lifeline to individuals and families facing food insecurity- when consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other… more

Albany Times Union Highlights Work of Soldier’s Heart

Soldier’s Heart, a Troy organization, dedicates itself to restoring our warriors and communities. You can read more about Solider’s Heart on their website or you can go straight to this Albany Times Union article about a local veteran of the Vietnam conflict who  travelled with Soldier’s Heart to visit Vietnam. While visiting Vietnam, he journeyed with a… more

Unity House Service Directors to meet with VA Officials

Staff from Unity House programs – Supportive Housing, Domestic Violence Services, Unity Sunshine Program, PROS and Community Resources – are headed to Albany to meet with social worker teams from the Veterans Administration at the Stratton VA Hospital. The visit is part of Unity House’s Veterans Welcome Initiative. Through this initiative, Unity House is working to better… more