Empowering Lives.
Securing Futures.

Our mission is to empower and enrich the lives of people in recovery, coping with a mental illness, and/or diagnosed with a developmental disability. This is accomplished by offering services and supports in an inclusive, people-centered environment.

Empowering Lives.
Securing Futures.

Our mission is to empower and enrich the lives of people in recovery, coping with a mental illness, and/or diagnosed with a developmental disability. This is accomplished by offering services and supports in an inclusive, people-centered environment.

Unity House wellness programs save employee’s life

February 15, 2024
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Elspeth Peterson has been taking advantage of Unity House’s biometric screening since it was first offered 14 years ago. She liked that Unity House offered incentives, including extra time off, to encourage employees to record their weight, complete bloodwork and… Continue Reading Unity House wellness programs save employee’s life

Set Up for Success: Empowering Our Workforce

February 14, 2024

When local community colleges began offering credentialing courses to direct support professionals last fall, Unity House DSPs were first in line.

At Tompkins Cortland Community College, all 15 seats were filled by Unity House staff members, said Patty Tvaroha, professor of human services.

“It has been a blessing, I think, to have them all be Unity House people,” Tvaroha said. “They are creating their own natural support system.” Continue Reading Set Up for Success: Empowering Our Workforce

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Unity House Welcomes New Board Member

July 14, 2022

Lorie Fischer of Union Springs joins agency in leadership role Unity House CEO Liz Smith has announced that a new community leader has joined the agency’s board of directors. Lorie Fischer of the Cayuga County Health Department began her new… Continue Reading Unity House Welcomes New Board Member

Unity House Promotes Three New Directors

May 25, 2022

Advancement opportunities pay off for long-time employees Unity House is pleased to promote from within and recognize the good work of three long-time employees. All three positions are based in Ithaca, NY. Director of Day Services Aaron Brozon. Aaron has… Continue Reading Unity House Promotes Three New Directors