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Unity Care Expands Supportive Housing for Transitional Age Foster Youth in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties

San Jose, Calif. (July 9, 2018) – Unity Care, a Northern California nonprofit organization that serves youth in the foster care system, today announced that it has expanded its ability to serve youth aging out of foster care with the acquisition of asupportive housing complex for young women. The complex provides case management and therapeutic…

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Partners in Revitalization: Giving New Life to Dozens of Former Foster Youth

San Jose, Calif. (April 12, 2018) – Unity Care, a non-profit serving Bay Area foster youth and families, is proud to unveil a home revitalization project completed in partnership with the Housing Industry Foundation (HIF). Unity Care’s Unity Place apartment complex, which houses transitional age, former foster youth and their children, has undergone a major…

Unity Care Celebrates 25 Years! With Special Guest Stedman Graham, Author, Educator and Entrepreneur
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Unity Care Celebrates 25 Years! With Special Guest Stedman Graham, Author, Educator and Entrepreneur

San Jose, Calif. – Unity Care is proud to announce their Silver Anniversary and Annual Gala event – YouthLive! (unitycare.org/youthlive) with Keynote Speaker, Stedman Graham. This year’s celebration will take place Saturday, August 25, 2018, purposefully marking 25 years since Unity Care opened their first home for foster youth. Every year, the illustrious black-tie gala draws over 350…

Thanksgiving Feast for Foster Youth November 18th
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Thanksgiving Feast for Foster Youth November 18th

Unity Care and the San Jose Links, Inc. Partner to Share Dinner, Lift Spirits (San Jose, Calif.) Unity Care (www.unitycare.org), youth and family development agency providing services and support for foster and underserved youth, will hold its annual Thanksgiving Feast on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 12:00­ – 2:00 p.m.  The dinner, hosted by the…

Foster Youth Practice Living in the Real World October 28th
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Foster Youth Practice Living in the Real World October 28th

Unity Care’s “Independent City” offers Resources, Workshops, Advice, Support (San Bruno, Calif.) Unity Care, a youth and family development agency providing services and support for San Francisco Bay Area underserved and foster youth, will host its third annual Independent City, a workshop to prepare teens for life after exiting the foster care system. The free,…

Unity Care expands its supportive housing for current and former foster youth in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties
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Unity Care expands its supportive housing for current and former foster youth in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties

San Jose, Calif. October 3, 2017 – Unity Care has finalized its acquisition of San Francisco-based MAC’s Children & Family Services to provide high quality, integrated housing programs for current and former foster youth in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties. The acquisition increases Unity Care’s already expansive housing offerings, and provides transitional housing and…

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Unity Care selected as Bay Area partner for eBay Days of Color campaign

San Jose, Calif. September 21, 2017 – eBay recently launched eBay Days of Color, a month-long celebration of the company’s purpose-driven heritage. Throughout the campaign, their approximately 13,000 employees are selling, buying, and giving through the eBay platform to support select nonprofit partners around the world. Unity Care has been selected by eBay’s headquarters team…

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Unity Care 1st in Northern California licensed by state for Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs

San Jose, Calif. September 5, 2017 – California’s Continuum of Care Reform (Assembly Bill 403) is dramatically changing the landscape of residential group homes for foster youth. With an increased focus on placing children in permanent and supportive family homes, AB 403 requires existing group homes to transition to Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs (STRTP) by…

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Unity Care Hosts 6th Annual YouthLive! Gala May 6th

Unity Care’s 6th Annual YouthLive! is presented by philanthropist Linda Lester and showcases youth talent and achievement! Proceeds benefit programs serving foster and underserved youth and families. NEWS RELEASE Unity Care Hosts 6th Annual YouthLive! Gala May 6th Presented by Linda L. Lester Foster and Community Youth Showcase their Talent, Fashion and Art to Benefit Bay Area…

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Unity Care Appoints Matthew Madaus Chief Operating Officer

Unity Care announces that Matthew Madaus has been named as Chief Operating Officer (COO). He is charged with managing the day-to-day operations of Unity Care’s 22 different programs and services. (San Jose, Calif. March 14, 2017) Unity Care (www.unitycare.org), a youth and family development agency providing services and support for San Francisco Bay Area underserved…