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 was the only human services agency in the country to receive a Mary Byron Project 2018 Roth Award. Unity House’s program was chosen in part because it goes beyond crisis management to address the root cause of intimate partner violence and help build safer and healthier communities.
As quoted in this recent article in the Albany Times Union, Law Project director Milinda Reed explains, “The Law Project started in 2000, when we identified a need in the Domestic Violence Program for clients to access legal services early on. Our clients come in with so many needs, often times they are facing dire legal issues and having an attorney right there is a valuable resource.”
To learn more about the work of the Law Project at Unity House or to make a donation in support of the valuable work of the Domestic Violence Services program at Unity House, please contact Diane Cameron Pascone at (518) 274-2607 x4133.