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Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

The Unity House Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse. For the month of October, staff and volunteers will be working with community stakeholders to Go Purple to raise awareness of the issue of Domestic Violence as well as to share resources for help and outreach. Here’s more of… more

Take Back the Night 2018

Capital Region Events focus attention on issue of sexual violence Take Back the Night, marches at night, are happening in the Capital Region for Crime Victims Rights Week.  For more information on an event near you, go to Locally, the Family and Friends of Liza Ellen Warner and The Niki L. Hart Memorial Children’s Fund will host… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Awarded Valuable Support

Unity House Receives Funding for Fellows The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence announced $150,000 in state funding for two domestic violence services programs that will allow each to hire a graduate student or recent college graduate to help enhance the services they provide. The Family of Woodstock, Inc. in the Ulster… more

Maximistas, of Kindness

Staff at Troy’s TJ Maxx on Vandenbrugh Avenue pitch in to help Unity House’s Sojourner Place. Fans of TJ Max are often called Maximistas, as in Fashionistas to the Maxx. Or folks who like to save to the Maxx. You can consider us Maximist fans of the crew at our local TJ Maxx. Again, the… more

Tabitha Dunn Assumes Role of Service Director

Domestic Violence Services Team Welcomes Familiar Face Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program has a new Service Director who is a familiar face to many: Tabitha Dunn. Ms. Dunn has worked in various capacities in the DV Services Program and is actively involved in community outreach. She has worked in Domestic Violence Services since 2001… more

Theater Institute at Sage to Help Domestic Violence Services Programs through performances

What is The Vagina Monologues? Based on Eve Ensler’s Obie Award winning play, this theater piece explores and celebrates women’s sexuality. By turns funny, provocative, and heart-wrenching, this collection of stories taken from interviews with women throughout the world has developed into an international phenomenon that gives voice to women’s relationships with their vaginas. Unity… more

Bake Sale Superstar

Consistent Baker Brings Joy She’s in 8th grade now. Getting taller, which made us reflect back to when she first came in, five years ago. In 2013 an 8 year old child had a bake sale and wanted to donate the proceeds to charity. She was a delight to meet. We gave her an age-appropriate tour of Unity… more

Good Support

Have you heard of ThirdLove? They’re the company that believes the best bra is one you never think of It’s true. We don’t think about bras. And when women arrive at Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, it’s the last thing on their minds. But often, women arrive with little more… more