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 October our volunteers cooked and served 10,159 meals. We provided for 286 Loads of laundry, washed and dried for free and 330 Showers were provided.
Night ShelterIn the month of October 110 individual men, 22 of them Veterans, found shelter, safety and support and 1,765 showers were provided.
Ruth's House Women's ShelterIn the month of October, 37 homeless women found shelter, safety and support. We served 604 meals at RHWS, 741 showers were provided with clean towels and all toiletries and 145 loads of laundry were washed and dried at no charge to our guests.
Transitional HousingIn October we had 17 men enrolled in our program. Five 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.
- Twin size BLANKETS
- Bath size towels
- Bar Soap & Shampoo
- Laundry Detergent
- Spaghetti Sauces
- 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
November Openings: Saturday 11/29. Thank You
Openings in November: Saturday 11/29 Thank You
Openings in December: Sunday December 7th, Friday December 12th, Monday December 15th, Sunday December 21st, Monday December 29th, Tuesday December 30th, 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