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Climb Higher!

Children at Unity House’s A Child’s Place Enjoy New Indoor Rock Climbing Wall Did you know that physical and occupational therapy for young children can sometimes be uncomfortable? That’s where the Adaptive Rock Wall is a great new feature in the Motor Room at A Child’s Place in Troy. Working on motor skills is key… more

A Child’s Place Rocks!

Can Painted Rocks Change the World? We think so. Teachers and children at Unity House’s A Child’s Place embrace a unique project. Children will paint rocks that will be part of a project called, “Only One You”. The project is based on the children’s book, “Only One You” by author Linda Kranz. The book is the story of… more

SEFCU Carnival for Children

Ponies, Goats, & Sno Cones! What more could a kid want? There was also face painting, bubbles, music, games, toys, crafts, caramel apples and the Mother of All Bouncy Castles.  Two, actually. Children and families enrolled in A Child’s Place at South Troy, Downtown Troy, and Downtown Albany had an amazing day on October 5th at the… more

Dine to Donate on August 10th

To Support A Child’s Place Join Unity House staff and friends at the Recovery Sports Grill at 235 Hoosick Street in Troy for a great night in support of A Child’s Place at Unity House. Stop in for dinner between 5-9pm, present your coupon to your server, and a portion of your bill will be… more

A Child’s Place featured in Troy Record

Troy Record visits A Child’s Place at Unity House. Read Lauren Halligan’s article here. The visit was prompted by the recent name change of the program. Originally called the Unity Sunshine Program when it was established in the 1970’s, Unity House’s services for children have evolved to meet the growing needs of families with young… more

A Child’s Place at Unity House

New Name for Unity House Children’s Program Unity House’s childcare and special education programs will now be called A Child’s Place at Unity House. Formerly known as the Unity Sunshine Program, services for children date back to the early 1970’s when the founders of Unity House were responding to the needs of families in the… more

Springtime at Unity House

A Time of Renewal In many faith communities, spring is a time of rebirth. At Unity House, we see rebirth all around: whether it’s people getting back on their feet after a sudden loss such as a house fire, loss of income, or after seeking refuge from domestic violence, hope abounds when people are empowered… more

A Rabbit Walks Into a Pre-School…

Happiness Ensues A very special bunny (read: a beloved volunteer in a rabbit costume) is bringing smiles to little children at Unity House’s three childcare programs. You can read more and see some smiling faces in the Albany Times Union.   About the Unity Sunshine Program Serving children six weeks to five years of age, Unity… more