BLACK LIVES MATTER
For more than 27 years Unity Care has fought for equality and justice for youth and families in the foster care and juvenile justice systems throughout Northern California. We stand for ending racism and reducing the overrepresentation of children of color in our formal systems and institutions.

In mid-July, we launched a new initiative, COVID-19 BLACK, to raise awareness about COVID -19 and reduce its spread within the African American community. Learn about COVID-19 BLACK and Unity Care’s commitment to fighting systemic racism.

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BAY AREA HOUSING CRISIS:
FOSTER YOUTH ON THE BRINK – compounded with recent reforms to California’s child welfare system – is leaving many youth with few options for finding safe, stable places to call “home”. Though well intentioned, the child welfare system reforms are having serious unintended consequences.

These include the closure of smaller foster service agencies that are essential to serving culturally diverse populations and significantly increased stress placed on young people who are already struggling to find housing they can afford

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The Unity Care Mission

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Unity Care’s mission is to provide quality youth and family programs for the purpose of creating healthier communities through lifelong partnerships. Our goals are to provide safe, secure, and positive living environments; educate and support underserved youth; and prepare young people to pursue professions in which minorities are chronically underrepresented.

Unity Care News

Meeting This Moment

Here’s what keeps me up at night In March, when the COVID-19 pandemic was still somewhat new, I woke up at 4 a.m. with the

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Programs and Services

Supporting foster youth and young adults toward self-sufficiency.

Housing

We provide safe, secure, and affordable transitional housing

Unconditional Care

Connections for emotional safety, consistency, and permanency.

Well Being

Emotional support fosters security and confidence, that enables full potential.

Volunteer

Change a life, there are countless ways to get involved at Unity Care.

Donate

We applaud your caring commitment to Unity Care. generosity changes lives!

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youth and families’ lives were improved by Unity Care in 2018-2019.

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of our youth have obtained safe, stable, and secure housing.

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of age-eligible youth are working, in school, or seeking employment.

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are benefiting from our services focused on their mental well-being.

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have developed positive permanent adult connections.

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