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.

2023 Q2 Employees of the Quarter

October 3, 2023

We couldn’t deliver on our mission without our amazing employees. That’s why we’re proud to celebrate some of them here. Each Employee of the Quarter is nominated by their peers. Congratulations and thanks for your service! Carol Rossman – Administrative… Continue Reading 2023 Q2 Employees of the Quarter

Longevity Awards: Recognizing Longstanding Employees

September 27, 2023

Our longstanding staff were recognized during our annual Longevity Awards recognition ceremonies. Congratulations to the following Unity House staff on their 2023 employment milestones. We are so grateful for all of you. Thank you for your years of dedication to… Continue Reading Longevity Awards: Recognizing Longstanding Employees

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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