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Honoree Spotlight

October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides opportunities to highlight important partners For some victims of domestic violence, finding safety can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why a visible show of support from the community is important: it shows victims of domestic violence that they are not alone and that help is available…. more

Heroic- Every Day

Staff and friends from A Child’s Place Support Hero Walk Autism, a developmental condition of variable severity that is characterized by challenges in social interaction and communication, is usually diagnosed in early childhood. It is considered a spectrum upon which a child might be impacted a little or a lot. Staff at A Child’s Place… more

You Can Be Insightful!

Add your voice to the mix CDPHP is partnering with Unity House to gain insight. For every person who joins CDPHP Insights, a donation of $1 goes to Unity House from CDPHP, for a total of up to $5,000. Check out more at the website.

You Can Be Insightful!

Add your voice to the mix CDPHP is partnering with Unity House to gain insight. For every person who joins CDPHP Insights, a donation of $1 goes to Unity House from CDPHP, for a total of up to $5,000. Check out more at the website.

Teens can see Help Available on Instagram

Instagram, the picture-oriented social media platform that is the most used social media among teenagers, is the latest tool in targeting youth. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services team, which offers safe space to all victims of domestic and dating abuse, was inspired to set up a teen oriented social media channel during February’s Teen DV Awareness… more

Dietetic Intern Serves Up Goodness

Unity House’s community meal serves as many as 200 guests at times. It’s hard work that is the result of the efforts of staff, volunteers, food donations, purchased food, and lots of teamwork. Also helpful are interns. Local students who come from various colleges spend time working at Unity House as interns. Unity House benefits from their help, while… more

Helping People in Need

A woman we’ll call Vanessa came to Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program. She was a young woman, married and living in Troy. Vanessa found herself in an abusive relationship. Her husband was dominating and controlling every aspect of her life: how she spent her time, what she wore, and even what she could have to eat… more

How a Tattoo can Change You

Did you know victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking are sometimes forced by their abusers to receive brands or tattoos? The ink or brand becomes a permanent symbol of ownership and control. In these situations victims often don’t know what to do and may feel shame in seeking help and recovery. A young woman… more

Look for us at Troy Chowderfest!

Annual event a chance for outreach The 12th Annual Troy Chowderfest on October 7th, Columbus Day weekend, will have great food and fun. If you go, look for a table staffed by the domestic violence services team from Unity House. Chances are, there will be lots of purple, which is the signature color to raise… more

Talk Soup to Welcome Exciting Guest Speakers

Soul Fire Farm Visits Unity House for Dinner Conversation Series After a summer hiatus, Unity House’s Talk Soup, a program that brings together people and ideas, is back in action! Talk Soup organizer and Food Security Case Manager Amy Halloran of Unity House is starting the Fall 2018 season off with a bang by inviting… more

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