Unity Care hosts first annual Summer of Learning program that connects foster youth and their families with fun, educational activities. We celebrate our 15 year anniversary.
Hip Hop 360 is launched, a creative arts program designed to enhance middle and high school students’ artistic expression and build self-esteem. Unity Care introduces Santa’s Helpers donation drive to collect holiday gifts and food for residential foster youth.
Unity Care partners with the City of San José Department of Housing to open Unity Place I, a 12-unit shared permanent and transitional housing complex for former foster youth.
Unity Care launches RISE (Reaching Independence through Sustainable Employment) workforce investment program in Monterey County.
Unity Care receives $250,000 in major funding from Santa Clara County’s affordable housing fund and expands its Transitional Housing for Youth (THP) project. Awarded accreditation by the California Alliance of Child and Family Services for meeting standards for excellence in residential care, day treatment, and family-based services. Cherish Center opens, Monterey County’s first-ever 23-hour receiving…
Unity Care receives commendation from City of San José in celebration of 10 years in service to community.
Unity Care and local officials open top-of-the-line computer center at San Jose group home in partnership with Hewlett-Packard, IBM, the City of San José, and Santa Clara County.
Unity Care expands services to Santa Cruz County, opening 12-bed dual diagnosis drug treatment program. House #11 and #12 open, Monterey County children’s shelter, sub-acute psychiatric facility, and day treatment program. Founder and CEO André Chapman receives MAGIC “Grand Heroes” award, presented by Senator Bob Dole and the Avanti Foundation.
Unity Care receives grants totaling over $120,000 from the Lucile Packard Foundation, the Community Foundation of Silicon Valley, and the Sobrato Foundation.
Our Pre-College Minority Engineering Program (PC-MEP) is launched at San Jose State University with major grants from Applied Materials and Sun Microsystems. House #6 opens, Santa Clara County’s first transitional housing program (THP) for former foster youth (ages 18-21).