United Caring Shelters - Day Shelter
324 Nw 6th St.
Evansville, IN 47708
Class of Housing/Services: Day shelter and meals.
UCS offers the only Day Shelter services in Evansville. We serve over 350 hot meals a day [9am, 12pm, and 5pm], all prepared by our volunteers. We provide services for elderly, disabled, near homeless and homeless men, women and children.
United Caring Services offers a place for people to get out of the elements and provides shower and laundry facilities (for which UCS supplies toiletries and laundry detergent), an address for receiving mail, clothing, a Bike to Work program (providing reconditioned bicycles to anyone who is employed or searching for employment and in need of transportation) and an Art in the Annex program to encourage creativity, imagination and inspire hope.
The Day Shelter is open from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm, seven days a week.
Our Day Shelter works in conjunction with agencies such as Aurora Inc., ECHO Community Health Center, the Veterans Administration, and Southwestern Indiana Behavioral Services, all of which provide outreach support for case management, physical health, and behavioral health. Over 15,000 hours of volunteerism each year occurs as part of the Day Shelter. An Emergency Solutions Grant provided by the City of Evansville, Indiana helps to partially fund some Day Shelter operation.
Helpful Definitions For United Caring Shelters - Day Shelter:
Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities. Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered. Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.
How To Volunteer at United Caring Shelters - Day Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call United Caring Shelters - Day Shelter at (812) 426-9960 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
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In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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