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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

Survivor of domestic violence shares her experience and hope

The Times Union’s 518 Life ran a profile on an inspiring woman who is a true survivor is every sense of the word. You can read more and see some of Daisy’s beautiful artwork here: http://www.timesunion.com/518life/article/The-Face-of-Domestic-Violence-6090274.php?cmpid=email-mobile

Community-wide Collaboration for Teen Dating Abuse Awareness

  #ICanDoSomething On Thursday, February 12 Unity House’s David Warren of the Domestic Violence Services Program in Troy will join Gwen Wright, executive director of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Lansingburgh High School students; their principal, Frank Macri; and other community members to highlight the state’s awareness and prevention efforts designed to… more

Cutie QBs!

Columbia High School football players will visit Unity Sunshine Program on Friday to spend time with the children in their classrooms. In preparation for the Super Bowl, members of the team will help the preschoolers get excited for the big game on Sunday. The football players will play catch and other fun games with the… more

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