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Art Supplies Needed

Peer Led Artist’s Group Seeking Supplies Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space for all victims of dating and domestic abuse. They offer myriad forms of support and services to help victims of domestic violence find refuge and self-sufficiency. Their peer-led arts group is looking for art supplies. If you have any of… more

Unity House Goes ORANGE!

Staff and volunteers sport orange to help create awareness for Teen Dating Abuse Part of the national #LoveIsRespect campaign, February is Teen Dating Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. The color for this campaign is orange and many at Unity House showed their creativity by donning shades of orange. In many ways, the broad spectrum of deep… more

Collaborative Event for Teen DV Awareness and Prevention

DV means Domestic Violence The Unity House Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse. In February, the Unity House team expands their work to include more outreach for February’s Teen DV Awareness and Prevention month, which includes #LoveIsRespect week (Feb. 13-17), in which people wear the color… more

I Love Unity House Gala a Great Evening

Cold and Snow Couldn’t Stop Celebration of Community Heroes The Ferris Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn of Troy was filled with warmth and love for the I Love Unity House Gala on February 10th. It was a chilly night (with some snow!) but that did not keep guests, sponsors, donors and honorees from getting… more

NY Women’s EXPO to benefit Unity House

Organizers of the NY Women’s EXPO have big hearts. They are collecting new and gently used household items to help victims of domestic violence. The proceeds from the drive, which is asking for all sorts of household items from sheet sets to dishware, will help those who are transitioning from shelter to stable housing. Funding… more

St. Michael the Archangel in Troy to Host Irish Night

Gettin’ Their Irish On! Once again, the fab folks at St. Michael the Archangel at 175 Williams Rd. in Troy are hosting a fabulous Irish Night to benefit local non-profits. The annual evening is a fun one with Irish song, dance, and traditions.  The song part features Mike Roche, Mike Donegan and Chris Gil. Additional… more


February Marks Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Join Unity House and wear orange on February 14th to help raise awareness about dating abuse among teenagers. Did you know that a comparison of intimate partner violence rates between teens and adults reveals that teens are at higher risk of intimate partner abuse? Learn the facts and how… more

Unity House to Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

Unity House will be wearing red to raise awareness of women’s heart health. Each year 1 in 3 women will die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Join us by going RED on Friday, February 3rd.

Welcome, Neighbor!

Unity House’s Front Door at 2431 Sixth Avenue has a new neighbor. Conifer Park is a Schenectady-based treatment services group that has been serving the Capital Region since 1983. Originally started as a licensed inpatient treatment facility for alcoholism, Conifer Park today is one of the largest and most comprehensive treatment facilities for addiction in… more

Get Your Raffle Tickets!

Unity House is pleased to announce an amazing raffle! For only $20 per ticket, you can be entered into a drawing to win an autographed jersey from New England Patriots Running Back (and fab Unity House volunteer) Dion Lewis. Yes, the Dion Lewis who set a record for having three different touchdowns in a playoff… more