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 ShelterDuring the month of December 2015, your faithful service allowed 403 men and women to find food, safety and shelter. UCS volunteers served 10,105 meals. 273 guests were able to take showers with clean towels and toiletries provided. 310 loads of laundry were washed and dried. For 3 meals, a shower, and laundry, it costs approximately $3.00 per guest.
Night ShelterYour compassionate support, during the month of December 2015, allowed 112 men who are homeless to have a safe, warm bed for the night with 1,516 showers taken. A single bed night costs approximately $1 per guest.
Ruth's House Women's ShelterDuring the month of December 2015, your loving commitment provided 47 women who are homeless to find shelter, safety and support. UCS served 1322 meals at Ruth's House, provided 522 showers with clean towels and all toiletries with 178 loads of laundry washed and dried at no charge to our guests. A single bed night costs approximately $2.10 per guest.
Transitional HousingDuring December 2015, your passionate generosity provided 12 men and 3 women the needed opportunity to further regain their dignity and rebuild their lives. UCS's two year Transitional Housing/Shared Spaces Program is designed for those who are highly motivated to leave homelessness behind and return to sustainable, independent living in the community.
- Lice Treatment Kits, Deodorant
- Women's Underwear, Backpacks, Jeans
- Coffee, Milk, Eggs
- Seasonings (Oil, Salt, Pepper, Butter, Garlic, etc.)
- Canned Vegetables, Loaves of Bread
- Pasta (Spaghetti, Elbow Macaroni, etc.)
- Forks & Spoons, Soup Bowls
- Industrial Foil
- Bleach, Laundry pods, Dish soap
- Lamps, Twin Mattresses, Loveseats
April 17. Call 812.426.9960
April 16 and 17. Call 812.426.9960
Feb 24; March 21; April 3,6,21,27 and 29. Want to be a weekly server/team? Call 812.426.9960. We need you. Thanks!
CLICK HERE to sign up for one of the volunteer openings listed above by using Volunteer Spot. Thanks!
Meal volunteers need to be on site about 2 hours early. Check with the Day Shelter @ 812.426.9960 to arrange other volunteer opportunities/see what is needed for donation. Be sure to always leave your contact information. We appreciate you. You are making a difference in people’s lives!
Give A’Zip for UCS
On Tuesday, April 26, you need to gather the family, the church, the office, and/or the neighborhood and head to an Azzip Pizza location near you.
- Azzip Pizza Newburgh, 8680 High Pointe Drive,
- Azzip Pizza East, 2121 N. Green River Rd, or
- Azzip Pizza West, 5225 Pearl Drive.
We need 40 participants in order receive the full 20% giveback, but let’s aim for 100 or maybe 200 participants! Use the ticket below — print or show it from online.
See you there!
Use THIS (Click Me) IMAGE to make sure UCS gets credit for your visit.more