March 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Since its inception in 1971, Unity House has grown to meet the increasing needs of those living in Rensselaer County and surrounding communities. Providing crisis intervention, advocacy, skills teaching, information, resources, encouragement and support, Unity House continues to help disadvantaged people lead productive and healthy lives.
Unity House Mission: Unity House is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for:
People living in poverty
Adults with mental illness
Victims of domestic violence
Children with developmental delays and their families
People living with HIV/AIDS
And others whose needs can effectively be met by Unity House services and philosophy.
Unity House provides direct service and works toward social justice.
We help individuals identify their strengths and needs, draw upon their abilities and access community resources.
We educate, collaborate with others, advocate to influence public policy, and create awareness of the people we serve and the issues they face.
ACTIVITY: The group will be split into 2 or 3 smaller groups to help throughout our Community Resources Program, in the kitchen, food pantry, and donation sorting room.
DRESS CODE: Casual (comfortable clothing and shoes)
HOST: Christopher Burke, Chief Executive Officer
LOCATION: 2431 Sixth Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 (there is a guest parking lot in the back of a building, a small public lot under the bridge on the south side of the building, and street parking) There is a main entrance in both the front and back of the building.
CAPACITY: 6-10 people