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Out of the Darkness: Healing Through Art

A showcase of creativity from those touched by domestic and dating abuse. Held at the Chapel + Cultural Center on Burdett Avenue in Troy, this free event raised awareness, showcased impressive artwork, and provided an opportunity to recognize two very special community collaborators: STEM Running Program will receive the Volunteer Leadership Award and the Rensselaer County Probation… more

SEFCU: GOAT

SEFCU volunteers are Greatest of All Time (GOAT) Many hands help make for a great day at A Child’s Place at Unity House What do goats, chickens, unicorns, and sno-cones have in common? They were among the great offerings at the SEFCU Children’s Carnival for children and families at A Child’s Place at Unity House. It… more

You Bring the Wine, We’ll Bring the Conversation!

A Chance for Community Conversation Hate to paint or buy things you don’t really need, but you’d like to get together with friends to talk, learn and laugh? Consider hosting a “Care & Sip” gathering at your home or favorite tavern. We’ll bring the expertise on community concerns, mental health, addiction and recovery, domestic violence, children’s… more

Survivor Art Show and Vigil Will Honor Community Partners

October 12th event offers light and hope Did you Know? Purple is the signature color  of DV Awarness. Consider wearing the color to show your support and to serve as a beacon of hope for those who may be suffering in silence. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program has a full month of outreach and awareness… more

New Vision Pioneers Answer the Call for Help

Local Group with Long History Continues to Give Back The New Vision Pioneers go way back. Originally called the Telephone Pioneers and started as a service group, they date as far back as, well, the telephone. (That’s 1911 if you aren’t up on your telecom history.) The group started as a way for those working… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Receives Funding

Grants from US Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women help Unity House offer services Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, which offers services and safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse, was awarded funding for comprehensive projects that will further the community collaboration the program already engages in, while expanding the… more

SEFA Appeal Open

Are you or someone you know a New York State Employee? Consider Unity House for your SEFA Support! Each fall, state employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice by participating in New York State’s SEFA Campaign. SEFA stands for the State Employee Federated Appeal. The campaign offers state employees to elect a specific… more

Look for us at Troy Chowderfest!

Annual event a chance for outreach The 12th Annual Troy Chowderfest on October 7th, Columbus Day weekend, will have great food and fun. If you go, look for a table staffed by the domestic violence services team from Unity House. Chances are, there will be lots of purple, which is the signature color to raise… more

Honoring Community Collaboration and Volunteerism

Better together Staff and friends from Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program will be honoring some very special community partners for October’s Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. At the October 12th Survivor Art Show at the Chapel and Cultural Center on Burdett Avenue in Troy, the Coordinated Community Response Award will go to Kelly Miazga of… more

October is Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

The Unity House Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse. For the month of October, staff and volunteers will be working with community stakeholders to Go Purple to raise awareness of the issue of Domestic Violence as well as to share resources for help and outreach. Here’s more of… more

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