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 December our volunteers cooked and served 10,538 meals. We provided for 296 Loads of laundry, washed and dried for free and 219 Showers were provided.
Night ShelterIn the month of December 96 individual men, 20 of them Veterans, found shelter, safety and support and 1,704 showers were provided.
Ruth's House Women's ShelterIn the month of December, 46 homeless women found shelter, safety and support. We served 480 meals at RHWS, 683 showers were provided with clean towels and all toiletries and 113 loads of laundry were washed and dried at no charge to our guests.
Transitional HousingIn December we had 12 men enrolled in our program. Five of the program participants are veterans. We had 1 successful graduate who moved into his own place! 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
No February Openings: Thank You
February Openings: Saturday, 21st Thank You
Openings in February: Sunday 1st; Thursday 5th; Tuesday 10th; Monday 16th; 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