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USP Receives Visit from Dept. of Education

Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the U.S. Department of Education, Michael Yudin visited the Albany location of the Unity Sunshine Program in April.  He came to see the fully integrated and inclusive early learning setting for young children with disabilities to learn alongside their typically developing peers. Mr. Yudin met with… more

Unity Sunshine Program and News Channel 13’s Kids Who Care

Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Program was delighted to see a local teen who has a huge heart for children’s literacy profiled on News Channel 13’s Thirteen Kids Who Care. Kristin Connolly is no stranger to the Unity Sunshine Program, where she has worked diligently to create a picture book library for the kids who attend… more

Paws in the Park and Unity House

Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program has formed a team for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society’s Paws in the Park event.  This family-friendly event will be on Saturday, Jun 21st at Siena College Campus.  There will be a Blessing of the Animals and a Zumba warm-up before a community walk kicks off at 9am. Those interested in… more

Bear Hugs Bring Brotherly Love

Sojourner Place, Unity House’s residence for victims of domestic violence, is the grateful recipient of the work of Bridging People and Place’s Bear Hugs Program.  The organization is a local, non-profit whose mission is to connect those wanting to volunteer their time to programs designed to bring comfort to others. They believe that service should… more

Unity House publishes 2013 Annual Report

Unity House published its annual report summarizing its activities for the past year. The non-profit human services agency serving Rensselaer county and the surrounding communities helped more than 4,000 households with emergency services, the essentials of housing, food, jobs and education and guidance towards a life of empowered choices. For a copy of the organization’s… more

Unity House 2011 Annual Report

In 2011, 2,800 families received emergency services, the essentials of housing, food, jobs and education, and guidance towards a life of empowered choices. Download the 2011 Annual Report: Download PDF