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Bob Talham, Inc. Helps Pave the Way

Helping Make Childcare Affordable Bob Talham, Inc., a Troy-based utility restoration company that you may have seen doing paving work in the Capital Region, is grateful for the opportunity to keep working. Their workforce has been hard at work doing the kind of skilled, manual labor that is very much needed. Realizing the economic toll… more

Are you an Amazon Shopper?

You can help! We love shopping local, but sometimes only the world wide web will do. When that’s the case and you find yourself on Amazon, consider two ways you can help: Start with AmazonSmile. It’s the Amazon foundation that gives a portion of eligible purchases to charities. Unity House has signed up to receive donations… more

Unity House Annual Report 2019 Available Online

The annual report, including a list of those who support Unity House as well as the financials of the organization and snapshots of some programs is now aviable online. You can download the 2019 report. If you would like to receive a paper copy in the mail, please let us know and we would be… more

Hoosick Hillside Study Wants YOU!

…to share your opinion It’s all virtual. Check out the results of all the studying, the recommendations for going forward to make us all more connected in Troy, and weigh in with your thoughts. Presentation Flyer Easy Peasy. Many thanks to organizers for making this online review available- until September 21st!

Faces of the Pandemic to help Faces of the Pandemic

Artist Shares Talent to Help Others The first thing you should know about ceramicist Mary LaFleur is that she is talented. The second is that she is generous. When the Capital District went in to lock-down, Mary went to her clay, a medium she has worked in for over 40 years. A gifted artist and… more

Unity House’s Diane Cameron: a Woman of Distinction

NY State Senate Honors New York Women of Distinction Each year, the New York State Senate honors a select group of outstanding women whose achievements set an extraordinary example. This year, Diane Cameron Pascone, who serves as Director of Development at Unity House, was named a Woman of Distinction by the NY State Senate. Her… more

A Pharmacy at Unity House’s Front Door

New pharmacy offers free delivery or curbside pick–up. The Genoa Healthcare pharmacy located at Unity House’s community resource center at 2431 Sixth Avenue in Troy is open and ready to serve.  The pharmacy:  Fills all medications (not just behavioral health).   Mails and delivers all medications (at no extra cost) or you can pick them up curbside.    Organizes your pills based on the date and time you need to… more

What we talk about when we talk about childcare

Quality childcare: access and affordability are a great struggle for families Even before the pandemic, finding quality, affordable childcare that had a spot for your child was a challenge. Now, with shutdowns and school closures, the issue and its ripple effects, is compounded. On Monday, July 27th, leaders gathered at Unity House’s Community Resource Center… more

Summer Programming for Teens & Young Adults

Domestic Violence Services Team offers resources for Teens In a time of pandemic, the long hot summer can loom large for teens, especially for those who aren’t able to work. What might spell boredom for teens spells opportunity for Unity House’s Domestic Violence (DV) Services program. The program has long been known for their extensive… more

Juneteenth

A day of celebration and opportunity for reflection Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It is celebrated on June 19th and may soon be recognized as a federal holiday. In many places it is already being declared a state holiday and local municipalities, including Troy,… more

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