News + Events

Domestic Violence Awareness

Nighthawks Unity Brunch a Success!

Brunch lauding Women of Troy a great time Friday, March 8th marked International Women’s Day. It seemed no better day for a Women of Troy Brunch at downtown eatery, Nighthawks. The restaurant, which features amazing farm-to-table cuisine, hosted the brunch with Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program, whose walk-in offices are right across the street… more

Troy Dance Factory to host Choreo Ball

Choreographing goodness is one way to look at what Nadine Medina of the Troy Dance Factory is doing. Nadine, owner of the fabulous dance and exercise studio located on River Street in downtown Troy, is hosting TDF’s annual Choreo Ball. Troy Dance Factory is an amazing place. They offer classes in all sorts of genres of dance in addition to the occasional… more

Still Dancing!

Troy Dance Factory to host 4th Annual Choreo Ball The Troy Dance Factory is a wonderful place. The classes, dance and fitness, are wonderful and it’s all to be had right in downtown Troy.  Each year they host a Choreo Ball, usually held in The Arts Center for the Capital Region. Also each year, the… more

Come to a Craft Bash!

Pay for your craft online, come to party, and get crafty for a cause! The Family and Friends of Liza Ellen Warner are hosting a craft bash fundraiser in support of Unity House’s domestic violence services program. Here’s how it works, guests on online to Fanny’s Farmhouse DIY Craft Parties, and register for the Family… more

UH Law Project

Unity House Law Project Earns Singular Recognition

Important program the only one nationwide honored with Roth Award Unity House’s Law Project started out to help victims of domestic violence with sometimes complex legal issues and recently earned important recognition and support. The nonprofit Mary Byron Project awarded the Unity House Law Project with a grant in the amount of $10,000.00 Unity House… more

Women of Troy Celebrated

Brunch marks International Women’s Month with local twist Friday, March 8th is International Women’s Day. Staff from Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program are teaming up with fabulous Troy restaurant, Nighthawks, to mark the day with a local twist. The restaurant will be open for brunch where they will celebrate the women of Troy (and… more

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event a Success

February Marked Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Teens from around the area had a great time at the February 23rd event at the Troy Boys and Girls Club. An event made possible through the team work of Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, TeamHERO, and the Boys and Girls Club, it was called… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Wins Prestigious Roth Award from The Mary Bryon Project

One of only three awards granted in U.S. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, which offers comprehensive services to victims and survivors of dating and domestic abuse, will receive the Roth Award from The Mary Byron Project. The Roth Award from the Mary Byron Project was created specifically for programs that address the needs of underserved populations…. more

Will the Federal Shutdown Affect Unity House?

You may have seen news articles, like this one from Glamour, that talk about the impact the federal shutdown could have on programs that provide refuge and resources for victims of domestic violence. It’s true: programs that rely on federal funding at any level will experience issues should the shutdown, now entering it’s 4th week,… more

Out of the Darkness: Healing Through Art

A showcase of creativity from those touched by domestic and dating abuse. Held at the Chapel + Cultural Center on Burdett Avenue in Troy, this free event raised awareness, showcased impressive artwork, and provided an opportunity to recognize two very special community collaborators: STEM Running Program will receive the Volunteer Leadership Award and the Rensselaer County Probation… more

EXIT PAGE