Unity Care Welcomes the Community to its Monterey County Open House

Unity Care Group, Inc., a non-profit muliti-service youth and family development agency, today welcomes the community to the organization’s highly anticipated Open House.  The Open House showcases  Unity Care’s new Salinas office, which is home to three major programs serving Monterey County.  The new office is located at 1123 Baldwin Street, Salinas, and houses Unity Care’s Therapeutic Behavorial Services (TBS), Reaching Independence through Sustainable Employment/Education (RISE) and Wraparound program.

The Open House gives the organization an opportunity to educate community partners about the wide range of programs and services Unity Care offers.   In addition, to the new office Unity Care aims to promote its Monterey Campus, which is one of the few Level 14 Sub-Acute Psychiatric residential facilities in Northern California and is located on a beautiful 7-acre property in Salinas.  Unity Care is also preparing to open a Non-Public School (NPS) in August 2008, that will be located on the Monterey Campus.  The school will offer Special Education services to youth between 7th-12th grade.

Unity Care program staff from across the agency will host information booths to celebrate, showcase and promote their unique programs.  Highlighted programs from all four service areas include: Community and Educational, Mental Health, Residental and After Care Services.  Many community partners are may not even realize that the organization boasts a comprehensive Mental Health Department, with services that include a Community Clinic, Intensive Clinical Services, Therapeutic Behavioral Services and dynamic Wraparound services aimed at strengthening families.

“As I look back and remember Unity Care’s humble beginnings as a residential care provider, I’m extremely proud of our accomplishments and successes.  In almost fifteen years, we’ve grown tremendously and today we have a wide range of programs that prove Unity Care is able to adequately serve our most vulnerable youth and family populations.  We started out with a mission to provide quality services for at-risk youth for the purpose of creating healthier communities and we continue to stay true to our mission and purpose.   Our staff is absolutely outstanding and they are constantly going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure our youth and families have the highest quality care.”, said André Chapman, President and CEO, Unity Care Group, Inc.

The Open House will occur at the new office located at 1123 Balwin Street in Salinas, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and is open to all community members interested in learning more about Unity Care and its programs.  Representatives from County Probation, Mental Health, Social Services, community organizations and elected officials have been invited to enjoy food, meet outstanding staff and to learn more about Unity Care’s diverse programs.