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Honor a Special Valentine with a Special Gift

For Valentine’s Day, consider a gift of kindness A gift to Unity House can be a way to show appreciation for the services people rely on. It can also be a way to send love to a special someone in your life. A Special Gift This year, instead of candy or flowers, make a gift… more

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month: Resources are available Expert advocates in Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program are available 24/7 to help those experiencing abuse. For February’s Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, we’ve ramped up our outreach to engage more with teens and young adults.  You can learn more through our Feb newsletter… more

Congratulations to Gwen Wright!

Among the Trailblazers Gwen Wright, who serves on the Unity House board of directors, has been named a 2023 Trailblazer by the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region. Currently, Gwen serves as the Interim Executive Director of the NYS Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Prior to joining the Unity House board, Gwen retired from the NYS… more

February marks Teen Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Unity House program works collaboratively to reach teens February marks Teen Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program is busy planning community events and outreach activities for February. Orange is the color for Teen Dating Abuse Awareness & Prevention. Consider wearing orange on Wednesday, February 8th. Are you a community… more

Residential Services: emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence

Experienced Leader Oversees Shelter Julie Keegan LMHC, formerly Unity House’s Domestic Violence Clinical Program Director, is now Assistant Director of Residential and Clinical Services. Julie will head up the 33-bed confidential domestic violence shelter. A licensed mental health counselor, Julie will also manage the counseling program, serving adults and youth across the program. Working closely… more

Basics for Babies

Campaign for Baby Essentials Babies in need. Truly our most vulnerable citizens. How can you help struggling families to provide for their infants and young children? Here are ways to help with Unity House’s Basics for Babies campaign: Talk to your club, union, employer, church, or civic organization and ask if they want to be… more

So Long to a Legend

Wishing Linda Lewis well on her retirement Unity House has a variety of programs and services. No one has worked in more of them than Linda Lewis, Unity House Chief of Staff who will retire after 40 years in the behavioral health field, 25 of them at Unity House. Linda started in 1982 at Samaritan… more

Trainings and Professional Development on Offer

For Your Staff or Organization Unity House offers training on a variety of topics. These presentations are suitable for staff or professional development days when you bring your team together. For more information and a conversation, contact Diane Cameron Pascone, Director of Development and Grants at (518) 274-2607 x4133 or dCameron@UnityHouseNY.org  

Unity House Publishes Annual Financial Data

Financial Details for year ending 2021 Each year Unity House publishes financial information, reflecting the non-profit organization’s expenses and revenue for the calendar year. This data, known as Unity House’s financials, is published as official statements which are audited by an independent accounting firm. You can view financial information here. If you wish to receive… more

Times Union Capital Region Gives

Vote for Unity House and help us win BIG! Look for the Albany Times Union, in print and online, for their special Capital Region Gives section. Now an annual tradition, this special section each November heralds a season of giving and profiles area non-profits. Helping neighbors in ways big and small, area non-profits make an… more

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