Abuse/Violence Support Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Unity House of Troy Domestic Violence Services program provides services to all victims and survivors of domestic violence, including victims and survivors of intimate partner violence and family violence. Unity House operates a 33-bed confidential shelter and an extensive non-residential program. The program employs co-located advocates at the Rensselaer County Department of Social Services, Rensselaer County Child Protective Services, and Rensselaer County Family Court. Additionally, advocates are available to assist victims and survivors with law enforcement and prosecution. Services include advocacy, accompaniment, information and referral, support, and extensive safety planning.

Unity House Domestic Violence Services offers several housing programs that provide intensive case management and rental assistance to program participants. Housing options include Permanent Supportive Housing, Rapid Re-Housing, and Transitional Housing. Unity House Domestic Violence Services offers a therapy program, which includes individual and group domestic violence education. Another service is the counseling, specifically designed for the unique circumstances that victims and survivors encounter.

Finally, Unity House offers the Unity House Law Project. The Law Project provides consultation and representation on civil-legal matters to income-eligible victims and survivors within the county.

Unity House Domestic Violence Services maintains the Rensselaer County 24 hour hotline, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Geographical AreaRensselaer, Albany, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake Procedure24-hour Hour Domestic Violence-Sexual Assault Hotline: 518-272-2370
Non-Residential Program: 518 272-5917
Unity House Law Project: (518) 687-1820
Intake RequirementsIntake required
Documents RequiredNot required
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityVictims/survivors of domestic violence
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
Payment NotesDonations accepted
Specific Hours: Shelter is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Non-residential services are available Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 2431 Sixth Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Troy, NY 12180
Main Phone 518-274-2633
Hotline Phone 518-272-2370 24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline
Other Phone 518-272-2352 Service-Intake
Fax 518-271-8502
Service Location Email info@unityhouseny.org
Web Address www.unityhouseny.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: UNITY HOUSE OF TROY
This Service: Abuse/Violence Support Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services (FT-3000.1750)
Domestic Violence Shelters (BH-1800.1500-100)