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Sharks Foundation Awards Unity Care $20,000 for new Gang Prevention Mentoring Program

After an extremely competitive proposal process, Unity Care is honored to learn that the Sharks Foundation has granted the non-profit organization $20,000 for its new gang prevention mentoring program, Project Connect. For many individuals, living in Silicon Valley has created an enormous opportunity for prosperity and wealth.  Unfortunately for many youth this is not the…

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Supervisor Shirakawa Selects André Chapman as a Human Relations Award Recipient

Unity Care Group, Inc., a non-profit multi-service youth and family development agency, is extremely excited to learn that Santa Clara County Board Supervisor, George Shirakawa, has selected the agency’s president, André Chapman as this year’s Human Relations Award recipient for his efforts in promoting positive human relations and/or civil rights in Santa Clara County. André…

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Unity Care Strengthens Its Mental Health Department

In the pursuit of excellent culturally proficient mental health services, Unity Care Group, Inc. is excited to announce new leadership in our Mental Health Department. Join us in welcoming our Director of Mental Health Services, Ruth A. Gammon, PhD, LCSW, and our Director of Residential & Clinical Services Tina M. James, MSW, LCSW. Dr. Gammon…

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Santa’s Helper Donation Drive Seeks Gifts to Support Vulnerable Foster Youth and Families

As the Holiday Season approaches, many of Unity Care’s youth who are separated from their families are often left with a feeling of sadness and abandonment. Unity Care aims to brighten their Holiday Season through the Santa’s Helper donation drive. Unfortunately, program funds do not provide for special events such as this; therefore, the agency…

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Unity Care receives the Drum Major Award at the 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon

Unity Care Group, Inc. is excited to be the recipient of the Drum Major Award at the upcoming 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon on Monday, January 19, 2008 presented by the African American Community Services Agency (AACSA). Annually, this prestigious award is presented to organizations that have demonstrated outstanding service to the community….

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Unity Care Celebrates 15 Years of Serving At-Risk Youth and Families

After years of providing life changing services to youth and families, Unity Care Group, Inc. is celebrating its 15th Anniversary by hosting an Open House event. The celebration comes at a time when the non-profit organization continues its efforts to develop quality services for underserved at-risk youth by launching new programs and expanding its services…

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Probation Home Offers Alternative Solutions for the County’s Rising Juvenile Delinquent Population

After postponement of the Santa Clara County’s controversial proposed $1 million dollar expansion of James Ranch, a high risk juvenile offender treatment facility, Unity Care Group, Inc. is responding to the County’s critical need for alternative solutions.  Unity Care has developed Phoenix Home, a residential care improvements to its six-bed probation residential treatment program in…

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Foster Youth Express Deeply Personal Life Experiences through Creative Arts

After spending six Friday afternoons over the past summer writing poems, taking photos, painting colorful canvases, capturing candid moments on video and recording rap songs in the studio, Unity Care’s foster youth are proud and excited to showcase deeply personal works of art.  On Friday, October 10th, 2008, these courageous youth will present unique works…

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