Unity House receives $15,000 donation | Health
TROY - First Niagra has donated $15,000 to Unity House to support the organizations new 33-bed doestic violence shelter, specifically areas where motehrs and children can play and grow together.
In 2011, 96 woman and their 56 children found refuge in Unity House's then 18-bed shelter and 75 families were provided transitional or long term housing support services. In addition 879 woman and their 1,167 children received non-residential services and advocacy.
Unity House provides victims of domestic violence and their children with a range of comprehensive services. It's Domestic Violence Program is part of a successfull collaboration with the Troy Police Department, Police Court, Family Court, Probation, and Department of Social Services.
Trained domestic violence counselors are available 24 hours a day to provide crisis intervention, information, and referrals to victims.