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 July our volunteers cooked and served 9,563 meals. We provided for 320 Loads of laundry, washed and dried for free and 327 Showers were provided.
Night ShelterIn the month of July 112 individual men, 16 of them Veterans, found shelter, safety and support and 1,699 showers were provided.
Ruth's House Women's ShelterIn the month of July, 46 homeless women found shelter, safety and support and 590 showers were provided with clean towels and all toiletries and 110 loads of laundry were washed and dried at no charge to our guests.
Transitional HousingIn July we had 17 men enrolled in our program. 2 of whom are veterans. We had 2 successful graduates last month! 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.
- Disposable razors
- Box lunch items for those working or in school: granola/powerbars pop top fruits pop top soups / ravioli...
- Laundry Detergent
- Spaghetti Sauces
- BBQ Sauces
- Salad Dressings (French, Ranch, Italian)
- Family Sized Tea Bags
- Stick deoderant for men and women.
- Liquid Hand Soap
- Paper Towels
September Openings: No opening this month. Thank You
September Openings: No openings this month. Thank You
September Openings: 9/9; 9/11; 9/12; 9/14; 9/15; 9/21; 9/29 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 Kimron.more