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Domestic Violence Awareness

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

Survivor Art Show and Vigil Will Honor Community Partners

October 12th event offers light and hope Did you Know? Purple is the signature color  of DV Awarness. Consider wearing the color to show your support and to serve as a beacon of hope for those who may be suffering in silence. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program has a full month of outreach and awareness… more

New Vision Pioneers Answer the Call for Help

Local Group with Long History Continues to Give Back The New Vision Pioneers go way back. Originally called the Telephone Pioneers and started as a service group, they date as far back as, well, the telephone. (That’s 1911 if you aren’t up on your telecom history.) The group started as a way for those working… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Receives Funding

Grants from US Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women help Unity House offer services Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, which offers services and safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse, was awarded funding for comprehensive projects that will further the community collaboration the program already engages in, while expanding the… more

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