News + Events

Announcements

Staying Up to Date

News from Unity House Are you signed up to receive Unity House’s e-Newsletter, which comes out about twice a month? You can sign up here. Or read the latest one here. To receive our paper newsletter in the US mail, which is usually published twice a year, consider adding your name to our mailing list… more

A Child’s Place at Unity House

A Letter to families in light of the coronavirus (Covid-19) Please see below for a letter dated March 16 to families whose children receive services through A Child’s Place at Unity House. Dear A Child’s Place Families: In light of the current Coronavirus Pandemic, A Child’s Place at Unity House has made the decision to… more

Accessing Services at Unity House

Update related to public health: Unity House is not closed for those who need us. Our public spaces are accessible by appointment only. Call us at (518) 274-2607. We have modified delivery of services at the Front Door, Unity House’s community resource center at 2431 6th Avenue to reduce gatherings. Those needing food pantry, for… more

Uptick in food insecurity: one side effect of COVID-19

If you lost your job, how long before food insecurity is in your cupboards? The title of Rick Karlin’s piece in the Albany Times Union says it all: Coronavirus’ cost hits sector workers hard. The article highlights the many ripple effects of the Coronavirus. Many of those effects are here already: are you social distancing?… more

Albany Times Union piece highlights problem

Lack of funding for Human Services: it affects everyone You may think that because you don’t rely on human services, it doesn’t affect you. But it does. We all pay when needed services that address the essentials of life are underfunded. Three out of five workers qualify for public assistance and rely on the very… more

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

On your mark…

Get set, Run! Unity House staff and friends will be participating in the CDPHP Workforce Challenge. If you’d like to consider running with us (or training with us!), contact us. If you’d like to register as a solo, here is the link to the CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge.  

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

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

EXIT PAGE