Public Safety in the time of coronavirus

Across Unity House programs and services, we are taking steps to better ensure the health and safety of our staff, consumers, volunteers, and guests. As we closely monitor developments related to the coronavirus, we are following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local authorities. Some steps we… more

Save the Date for Golf fore Unity House: October 6, 2020

Play on a Premium Course While Doing Good! New date: October 6th (please remove date of June 8th from your calendars.) Schuyler Meadows: a premier course. Drop off your clubs, enjoy a meal on the terrace and then start golfing. A round of golf on this fabulous course is followed by a meal at the Clubhouse where tournament… more

I Love Unity House Celebration Luncheon: Success!

Event Honored Community Heroes Among Us Unity House was thrilled to honor community heroes at our annual I Love Unity House event. This year we celebrated with a luncheon and were blessed with a crisp February day. This year’s honorees were chosen for all they do to help their community and others: Stewart’s/Dake Family RPI/Dr…. more

Come to Nighthawks in Troy and celebrate women

Brunch at Troy restaurant in honor of Women’s Month Call Nighthawks at (518) 272-1000 to make your reservation for brunch on Sunday, March 8th. It’s Unity House’s second annual brunch to celebrate women everywhere in recognition of March as Women’s Month. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Unity House’s domestic violence services program, which… more

What will you do with your extra day?

202o marks Leap Year February 29th is a bonus day on the calendar, one that comes along only every four years. This year, consider dedicating time to make A Leap of Kindness. Initiated by the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce in 2016, the #LeapofKindnessDay has grown to include over 100 chambers nationwide, including the wonderful Rensselaer… more

Unity House on panel for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month Unity House was honored to be among community partners on a panel for Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January. Hosted at the University at Albany and facilitated by the UAlbany Students Stopping Trafficking of People, the event was sponsored by the New York State Interagency Task Force on Trafficking…. more

Help Unity House through your online shopping

AmazonSmile gives a percentage of eligible purchases to your charity of choice when you shop through AmazonSmile. All you need to do is log into your regular Amazon account via the AmazonSmile portal, make sure Unity House is designated as your charity of choice and shop away! Amazon will even tell you how much you’ve… more

The Junior League of Albany: addressing food insecurity

Albany women helping Albany women First, this is not your grandmother’s Junior League. Yes, the Albany chapter of the volunteer group goes back to 1917 and the Junior League has evolved to be one of the largest women’s volunteer organizations in the world, spanning multiple countries. The non-profit Junior League today is as much about… more

February marks Teen Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Unity House program works collaboratively to reach teens February marks Teen Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program is busy planning community events and outreach activities for February. Orange is the color for Teen DV Awareness & Prevention. Consider wearing orange on Friday, February 14th. Join in: School Policy Day:… more

Volunteer Information Sessions

Learn about the opportunities for and expectations of volunteers at Unity House. Volunteers are vital to our success. We are grateful for the many ways they help fulfill our mission. Whether it’s directly working with our consumers in a program, helping behind the scenes, working on a one-off project, cooking and serving a meal,  stocking… more