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Domestic Violence Services Program Receives $200,000 in Grant Funding

Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program was one of two grant recipients of $200,000 from the NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. The other recipient was Safe Homes of Orange County. Partnership with Law Enforcement The grant money will be used for partnerships with law enforcement in the community to address the issue of domestic… more

ReStyle ReBoot

ReStyle, Unity House’s store offering clothes, shoes and accessories has a new manager! Ms. Christina McClement has joined Unity House and will manage ReStyle. Already making positive changes that can be seen in the store, Christina is a savvy shopper, seen here wearing a cute ReStyle find. You can find like items at ReStyle weekdays… more

Domestic Violence Services Program in Times Union Newspaper

Unity House’s Dave Warren, Director of the Domestic Violence Services Program, was featured in a Times Union article on Sunday, January 3rd. In it, writer Paul Grondahl profiles Dave Warren and his experience in the field of services for victims of domestic violence. As the article mentions, Warren is not a newcomer to DV services. He started… more

Adopt a Child Program Featured in Troy Record

Reporter Mark Robage of The Troy Record stopped by last week to learn more about Unity House’s Adopt a Child Program. The program serves over 1,000 children each year. Targeted to families in need, most of them already consumers of Unity House programs and services, the Adopt a Child program connects children’s individual Wish Lists with… more

Helping Victims Become Survivors by Fostering Pets

“It’s a huge relief and it really changes lives.”  That’s how Unity House’s Director of Domestic Violence Services describes the collaboration his program has with the Hudson Mohawk Humane Society. The humane society works with Unity House and other Capital Region DV Services programs to foster pets of victims of domestic violence while they seek refuge…. more

Hannaford Supermarkets and Times Union Hope Fund Support Summer Camp

Unity House’s Travelling Summer camp program received a $10,000 donation from Hannaford Supermarkets.  The donation is part of a larger sum totaling $80,000 in donations that Hannaford made to eight Capital Region summer programs for at-risk youths as part of a $115,000 donation that targets youth development, child nutrition and student resources. The money will have a tangible… more

Unity House announces three promotions

 (Troy, N.Y.) — Unity House has announced the promotion of Milinda Reed to director of human resources and general counsel, Andrea Ryan to corporate compliance officer, and David Warren to service director of Domestic Violence Services. In her new role, Reed provides guidance, problem resolution, and facilitation in the areas of employee benefits, employee relations,… more

New Director for Domestic Violence Services Program

Unity House is proud to announce Dave Warren is now the Service Director of the Domestic Violence Services Program. Dave brings more than 8 years of service in the Unity House DV Services Program, formerly as the police advocate, and more recently as program director supervising criminal justice services and data management. During his time… more

Unity Sunshine Children: Got Books?

Thanks to the amazing work of NYSUT and First Book, area children will receive books free of charge that are theirs to keep.  Having access to books is key to building literacy and academic success.  That’s why the staff at Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Daycare and Preschool were delighted to be among the recipients of… more

Project Safe Point: Street Outreach and Public Health

Through a collaboration between Unity House and Catholic Charities, Project Safe Point will be coming to Troy, NY.  Project Safe Point is a mobile van offering various services and support for active drug users. The van, an unmarked vehicle offering discreet services, will be parked in Unity House’s parking lot at The Front Door at 2341… more

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