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Founder’s Award

Inaugural Award Unity House will bestow the Founder’s Award on Regis Obijiski, a founder of Unity House. The award is both an homage to the spirit of the trio who founded Unity House in 1971 and recognition of those who work to move forward the conversation on human services, the non-profit sector and the needs… more

Friends and Family of Liza Ellen Warner to host Memorial Gala

Liza Ellen Warner Nikki L. Hart. These two young women were victims of domestic violence who died at the hands of their batterers. Friends and family, and those committed to addressing the issue of domestic violence in our community, are coming together once again to honor their memories and to raise needed funds for services for victim… more

We’re Hiring!

Help Make Life Better A job in human services has a lot to offer. Whether working in direct support, in a classroom, at a desk, or behind the scenes, working at Unity House can be rewarding, challenging, and fun. There are many benefits and great opportunities for professional development. Visit our Jobs Board to learn… more

New Volunteers for the Unity House Board of Directors

A Warm Welcome Volunteers are vital to the fulfillment of the Unity House mission. Among the most dedicated of volunteers are those who serve on the Unity House Board of Directors. This dedicated team works individually and collectively to share their time, talent, and treasure. They exemplify the highest commitment to the people we serve…. more

Workplace Giving for State and Federal Employees

Choose Unity House Federal employees and retirees, as well New York state employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice through the State Employee Federated (SEFA) Appeal or the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).  People have the opportunity to elect a specific amount to be withheld regularly from their pay or as a one-time… more

Community Responsive Art: teens to design & create mural

Summer Arts Program earns valuable support Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Team will once again run their summer arts programming. Designed for teens and young adults, the program engages youth in the visual arts. For summer of 2023, the organizers have big plans, thanks in part to generous support from The Arts Center of the… more

Golf Fore Unity House: A Great Day!

Many thanks to all who attended our charitable golf tournament It was a great day at Schuyler Meadows on Monday, May 8th. A heartfelt thank you to Drue Sanders, who generously donated a custom bracelet which was raffled off to benefit those we serve. Congratulations to our winner, Colleen! Thank you to all who came… more

Unity House to observe National Crime Victims Rights Week

Last week in April is about Survivors Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has brought awareness to achieving justice for all victims of crime. It’s a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement, memorialize crime victims, and honor survivors. NCRW was started by the Dept. of Justice’s Office of Victim… more

Housing: the key for adults living with mental illness

A Community Conversation Unity House’s Supported Housing Program and Case Management Services will join Assemblymember John McDonald III to discuss the importance of community housing options for adults living with persistent mental illness. Our Breakfast Conversation, one of a series, is a small meetup of experts on the topic and interested community members. Led by… more

No More AmazonSmile

Loss of program means loss of donation source AmazonSmile, the mega-retailer’s program that gave a small percentage of eligible purchases to charities that registered, has gone away. With it goes a steady source of donations. Ways to help charities left in the lurch Consider setting up a recurring donation. Recurring gifts, a monthly or quarterly… more