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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!

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

Help is available

Need greater in time of Pandemic Meeting the needs of those suffering from domestic and dating abuse has always been a part of the work at Unity House. It’s a complex issue that requires a coordinated community response. Victims of domestic violence face many challenges, physical safety being the the first on a long list…. more

From Chris Burke, our CEO

Dear Friends, Unity House joins with all who are grieving the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the untold numbers of people who are the victims of systemic racial violence. Our thoughts are with all of you–especially our Black and Brown staff members, consumers, colleagues, neighbors and friends–who are angry, afraid, and… more

Loss of summer camp more than loss of fun and childcare

Summer Camp is also a connection to food for children Just like school can be a valuable, safe space for children who get free breakfast and lunch, summer camps often serve the same purpose: children receive breakfast, lunch, and two snacks at many summer camp programs. With widespread cancellations, including the beloved Unity House Traveling… more

Core Values

Standing as Allies As our community and our employees respond to the horrendous crime committed against George Floyd and the history of institutionalized racism in this country, Unity House shares the grief, anger, outrage and hope for real and dramatic change and the elimination of institutionalized bias. Our core values at Unity House recognize that… more

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