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Help for Victims of Domestic Violence

Resources for victims of intimate partner violence more important now than ever The spread of coronavirus in the Capital Region has meant organizations like Unity House have had to change their ways of meeting the needs of people who come to them for help. At Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, the team hasn’t missed… more

Need for volunteers

Mobilizing help while maintaining social distance Unity House’s food programs, namely prepared food that used to be served in our free, community dining room, and our food pantry, are still working hard to address food insecurity. But they’ve changed their ways. Instead of choosing foods off of the shelf, guests are asked to make an… more

A Child’s Place at Unity House

A Letter to families in light of the coronavirus (Covid-19) Please see below for a letter dated March 16 to families whose children receive services through A Child’s Place at Unity House. Dear A Child’s Place Families: In light of the current Coronavirus Pandemic, A Child’s Place at Unity House has made the decision to… more

Accessing Services at Unity House

Update related to public health: Unity House is not closed for those who need us. Our public spaces are accessible by appointment only. Call us at (518) 274-2607. We have modified delivery of services at the Front Door, Unity House’s community resource center at 2431 6th Avenue to reduce gatherings. Those needing food pantry, for… more

Albany Times Union piece highlights problem

Lack of funding for Human Services: it affects everyone You may think that because you don’t rely on human services, it doesn’t affect you. But it does. We all pay when needed services that address the essentials of life are underfunded. Three out of five workers qualify for public assistance and rely on the very… more

Updates in ReStyle, the Unity House store

Limited access starting Monday, March 16th The Unity House store, ReStyle, is stocked with clothes, shoes and accessories. In the interest of public health, the store will limit access. People who present a need for clothing can still be served but they are advised to call ahead and set up an appointment to pick up… more

Public Safety in the time of coronavirus

Across Unity House programs and services, we are taking steps to better ensure the health and safety of our staff, consumers, volunteers, and guests. As we closely monitor developments related to the coronavirus, we are following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local authorities. Some steps we… more

Save the Date for Golf fore Unity House: October 6, 2020

Play on a Premium Course While Doing Good! New date: October 6th (please remove date of June 8th from your calendars.) Schuyler Meadows: a premier course. Drop off your clubs, enjoy a meal on the terrace and then start golfing. A round of golf on this fabulous course is followed by a meal at the Clubhouse where tournament… more

I Love Unity House Celebration Luncheon: Success!

Event Honored Community Heroes Among Us Unity House was thrilled to honor community heroes at our annual I Love Unity House event. This year we celebrated with a luncheon and were blessed with a crisp February day. This year’s honorees were chosen for all they do to help their community and others: Stewart’s/Dake Family RPI/Dr…. more

Come to Nighthawks in Troy and celebrate women

Brunch at Troy restaurant in honor of Women’s Month Call Nighthawks at (518) 272-1000 to make your reservation for brunch on Sunday, March 8th. It’s Unity House’s second annual brunch to celebrate women everywhere in recognition of March as Women’s Month. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Unity House’s domestic violence services program, which… more

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