Unity House Welcomes Three New Directors

Forms clinical department, enhances employment services and mental health outreach effort

Unity House’s CEO Elizabeth Smith is pleased to announce the hiring of three new directors.

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Taylor Casamassima, Director of Mental Health Rehabilitation Services. Taylor first joined the agency in 2014, working her way up from Senior Residential Counselor to Quality Assurance Specialist. She left Unity House in 2019 to gain leadership experience overseeing other residential program operations. Taylor has now rejoined Unity House as the director of the PROS mental health program. She holds a M.A. in business management from Keuka College.

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Dr. Hannah Young, Director of Clinical Services. Hannah was chosen to lead the newly-created Clinical Department to further advance our mission and enhance the lives of the people we support. Hannah has been with Unity House for almost nine years and is a licensed psychologist. She earned her doctorate in psychology from Alfred University, and was previously a professor at the university. Hannah is also a certified trainer in the realm of school crisis intervention.

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Amanda McManus, Director of Unity Employment Services (UES). Amanda joined Unity House in the fall of 2021, first as a program manager and was then promoted to director in the fall of 2022. She aims to continue our legacy of providing person-centered, quality employment services and looks to create meaningful community connections for our pre-vocational and career-specific vocational training programs. Amanda holds a M.A. in literacy education (Grades 5-12) from SUNY Oswego.

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