Our VisionUnited Caring Services is committed to creating a community of caring that will break the cycle of poverty and homelessness through championing those that are marginalized, empowering them to lead hopeful and productive lives.
Founded in 1991, United Caring Services, located in downtown Evansville, offers a variety of programs such as a day shelter, night shelter, women’s shelter, and transitional housing.
Our Core ValuesDignity Faith Commitment Compassion Service Passion Unconditional Love
Day ShelterIn September our volunteers cooked and served 9,835 meals. We provided for 232 Loads of laundry, washed and dried for free and 361 Showers were provided.
Night ShelterIn the month of September 115 individual men, 18 of them Veterans, found shelter, safety and support and 1,672 showers were provided.
Ruth's House Women's ShelterIn the month of September, 40 homeless women found shelter, safety and support and 676 showers were provided with clean towels and all toiletries and 116 loads of laundry were washed and dried at no charge to our guests.
Transitional HousingIn September we had 17 men enrolled in our program. One man graduated and one was asked to leave because of repeated non-compliance with program. 2 of the program participants are veterans. Our two year Transitional Housing Program is designed for those who are highly motivated to leave homelessness behind and return to sustainable, independent living in the community.
- Stick deoderant for men and women.
- Bar Soap & Shampoo
- Laundry Detergent
- Spaghetti Sauces
- Bath towels
- Salad Dressings (French, Ranch, Italian)
- Family Sized Tea Bags
- Box lunch items for those working or in school: granola/powerbars pop top fruits pop top soups / ravioli...
- Paper Towels
October Openings: Wednesday 10/15; Wednesday 10/29. Thank You
October Openings: No openings Thank You
October Openings: Monday 10/20, Thursday 10/21. Thank You
You can provide help with donated items. We receive donation of clothing and consumable items on a daily basis. We need volunteers to sort and organize, and document donated items on a regular basis.
We now have a small Library and Reading room. We have a librarian whose has it organized and ready to go. * We need volunteers* to staff the Reading Room from 1-4pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Support is available and room is monitored by cameras. Please call 422-0297 and talk to Bob or Terri.more