ABOUT Unity House

Unity House of Cayuga County, Inc. provides transitional and permanent housing, respite care, and rehabilitative and employment services for adults with mental health illnesses, developmental disabilities, and/or chemical dependencies from which they are recovering. A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Unity House partners with these individuals to develop their personal skills and potential, enabling them to live more full and independent lives. The agency serves more than 700 consumers a day in six central New York counties; individuals are accepted by referral only. Unity House is committed to freeing our communities of misconceptions associated with disabilities through innovation, education, and advocacy.

 

PWDD Services
Unity House provides those with developmental disabilities with residential, day habilitation, and service coordination services that motivate, support, and guide them in achieving personal growth, individual goals, and greater independence.
MENTAL HEALTH Services
Our services for individuals with mental health illnesses offer a variety of housing options and rehabilitation and support programs, including a stand-alone Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Treatment program (IPRT) with a family consultation component.
EMPLOYMENT Services
Unity Employment Services (UES) assists individuals with disabilities in securing competitive employment in Cayuga, Onondaga, Seneca, Ontario, and Wayne counties. Serves as liaison for employee-employer relations, and provides on-site employment support after job placement.
ALCOHOL and CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY Services
G.R.A.C.E. House is dedicated to the recovery of individuals suffering from alcoholism and other chemical dependencies. Services include a community residence, individualized recovery plans supported by staff and peers, and a separate supported living program.
  PROFESSIONAL NURSING Services
Our nursing department is composed of highly qualified registered nurses, each working in concert with the OPWDD residential program managers to ensure all physician orders and recommendations are implemented. All nurses are OPWDD-cross-trained in Cayuga and Tompkins Counties to ensure quality medical care for all individuals served.
CONSUMER ADVISORY PANELS
These panels in Cayuga and Tompkins Counties offer an avenue for consumers to provide feedback and constructive criticism about the services they receive. In a confidential setting with staff, service recipients are welcome to voice their concerns and share suggestions for improvement.
PROGRAM LOCATIONS
Unity House offers services and programs in six central New York counties. Check our location summary for where and what we provide to more than 700 consumers daily.