San Jose teenagers raise funds to help Unity Care’s foster youth impacted by COVID-19 crisis
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San Jose teenagers raise funds to help Unity Care’s foster youth impacted by COVID-19 crisis

San Jose teenagers raise funds to help Unity Care’s local foster youth impacted by the COVID-19 crisis Teen siblings from San Jose demonstrate human kindness and leadership by hosting a fundraiser to raise awareness and $5,000 to help Unity Care’s foster youth who have been impacted by the coronavirus shelter-in-place order. Neha, (a 16-year-old junior…

Unity Care expands supportive transitional housing for female foster youth in Alameda County.

Unity Care expands supportive transitional housing for female foster youth in Alameda County.

San Jose-based youth and family development agency Unity Care opened a five-bedroom shared transitional home in a residential San Leandro neighborhood at the end of February. “We’ve opened a new five-bedroom shared transitional home in a residential neighborhood in Alameda County,” explains a Unity Care spokesperson. The supportive transitional housing for female foster youth in…

Systemic racism worsens homelessness for people of color

Systemic racism worsens homelessness for people of color

As we’ve long known, people of color are much more likely to experience homelessness than their White neighbors, and at rates that are disproportionate to their makeup of the general population. Now, a new report on Race & Homelessness by Destination: Home and SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) looks at the causes and potential…

Santa’s Helpers House Decorating 2019

Santa’s Helpers House Decorating 2019

  Congratulations to the 2019 Holiday House Decorating winners. Our transitional homes for foster youth went head-to-head in our annual holiday house decorating contest with help from corporate and community volunteers. View photos of all decorated houses. Thank you to all of our community supporters who donated holiday decorations, gifts and their valuable time to…

Unity Care Appoints Pamela Carter Regional Director—NorCal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2019 (Auburn, CA) – The Unity Care Group, a youth and family development agency providing housing and supportive services to transitional age foster youth, announces Pamela (Pam) Carter as the Regional Director, NorCal.  She will be charged with providing administrative oversight for housing and community-based services in Placer and El…