Student Engagement

Local Agencies

The Office of Community Service Initiatives maintains a list of more than two dozen sites around Evansville that have requested student volunteers for community service projects.

Please click the group name below for more information about the group, as well as for contact information. If you represent a local agency or organization and would like to be added to this list, please contact Geoff Edwards at 812-488-2371, or ge21@evansville.edu.

AIDS Resource Group

Address:201 NW Fourth Street - Suite B-7, Evansville
Website: www.argevansville.org

The Mission of the AIDS Resource Group is to provide quality specialized case management, HIV prevention education and supportive services to people living with, at-risk for or affected by HIV/AIDS. Furthermore, it is the goal of ARG to educate and empower the community to recognize and reduce the stigma assciated with this disease.

Albion Fellows Bacon Center

Website: www.albionfellowsbacon.org

The mission of Albion Fellows Bacon Center is to eliminate domestic and sexual violence in our communities through advocacy, education, support services and collaborative partnerships.

American Red Cross

Address:29 S. Stockwell Road, Evansville
Website: www.evansvilleredcross.org

The chapter provides 24-hour disaster response, preparedness training, Health & Safety Services, Military Services and Blood Services for Vanderburgh, Spencer, Perry and Dubois counties in Indiana and Wabash, Edwards and White counties in Illinois.

Angel Mounds

Address:8215 Pollack Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.angelmounds.org

Angel Mounds State Historic Site is part of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Indiana State Museums and Historic Sites. It is one of 16 state museums and historic sites in Indiana.

Aurora

Address:1100 Linoln Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.auroraevansville.org

Aurora, Inc. exists to bring an end to homelessness in our community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Address:101 Plaza East Boulevard - Suite 315, Evansville
Website: www.bbbsevansville.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a caring organization focused on Making a Difference in the lives of our at-risk youth in our communities.

Boys and Girls Club of Evansville, Inc.

Address:716 W. Illinois Street, Evansville
Website: www.bgclubevv.org

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Buffalo Trace Boy Scout Council

Address:3501 E. Lloyd Expressway, Evansville
Website: www.buffalotracecouncil.org/main.html

Buffalo Trace Council was chartered in 1917 and is charged with serving the needs of Scouting's community in 15 counties of Southwest Indiana and Southeast Illinois. Over 250 packs, troops, teams, crews and posts are registered through our council, with a membership of more than 16,000 youth and adult participants!

Carver Center

Address:400 SE 8th Street, Evansville
Website: www.carverorg.org

Carver Community provides programs and services for a better community. We are dedicated to helping people help themselves by meeting the needs of all generations.

C.K. Newsome Community Center

Address:100 E. Walnut Street, Evansville
Website: www.evansvillegov.org/index.aspx?page=593

The C. K. Newsome Community Center is a mult-purpose facility that offers rooms for daily rentals for special occasions, receptions, seminars, parties and recreational activities. The Community Center offers after-school and summer activities for children. A Senior Lunch Program is offered Monday through Wednesday and a special Lunch on Thursdays is open to the public.

Easter Seals

Address:3701 Bellemeade Avenue, Evansville
Website: http://in-sw.easterseals.com

To provide life-changing services that maximize the independence of children and adults with disabilities and to ensure equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in our community.

Evansville Animal Care and Control Center

Address:815 Uhlhorn Street, Evansville
Website: www.petfiners.com/shelters/IN188.html

EVACC is an open-intake shelter serving the city of Evansville and Vanderburgh County and whose responsibility is to ensure public and pet safety through a variety of services. This includes investigation, enforcement, and citations for violation of city and county animal control ordinances. The agency also provides stray animal capture and care, deceased animal removal, and quarantine of bite case animals per Indiana code.

Evansville ARC

Address:615 W. Virginia Street, Evansville
Website: www.evansvillearc.org

To advance the value of and respect for all individuals with disabilities by providing opportunities for development, employment, and independence.

Evansville Rescue Mission

Address:300 SE Martin Luther King Boulevard., Evansville
Website: www.evansvillerescuemission.org/ERM/default.html

A ministry that teaches life skills to adults in residence and struggling families.

Girl Scouts of Raintree Council

Address:223 NW Second Street, Evansville
Website: www.girlscouts-raintree.org

Where girls discover, connect and take action to make the world a better place.

Goodwill

Address:500 S. Green River Road, Evansville
Website: www.evvgoodwill.org

Our mission is to provide quality vocational and developmental opportunities to people who are disabled and/or disadvantaged in order to enhance their full participation in society.

House of Bread and Peace

Address:250 E. Chandler Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.houseofbreadandpeace.com

Care for the hungry and poor of Evansville.

Howell Wetlands

Address:1400 S. Tekoppel Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.wesselmannaturesociety.org/wetlands/index.php

To preserve our natural resources, educate our communities about the value of the natural world, and promote the enjoyment of these treasures.

Keep Evansville Beautiful

Address:223 Main Street, Evansville
Website: www.keepevansvillebeautiful.org

Keep Evansville Beautiful will align with business, government, schools, churches and neighborhoods in order to create a sustained focus on the beautification of Evansville.

Lampion Center

Address:655 Hebron Ave., Evansville
Website: www.lampioncenter.com

Empowering individuals, children and families; lighting their path to stability and hope through counseling, adoptions services, and community outreach.

Matthew 25

Address:452 Old Corydon Road, Henderson
Website: www.matthew25clinic.org

Matthew 25 operates medical clinic locations in both Indiana and Kentucky, providing early intervention specialty HIV/AIDS medical care, medication adherence programs, food pantry, transportation, indigent medication program, referral services, counseling and testing services, education and information in Vanderburgh County, IN, Henderson County, KY and Daviess County, KY.

Ozanam Shelter

Address:1100 Rad Street #2, Evansville
Website: www.wofsevv.org/home

Ozanam`s mission is to provide homeless families and adult single women with quality shelter for emergency situations without charge, on a first come first serve basis. Ozanam Family Shelter will provide for the survival needs of families and single women, shelter, and encourage spiritual growth and accountability of individuals and families.

Patchwork Central

Address:100 Washington Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.patchwork.org/mission.php

Patchwork has worked to serve its neighborhood through flexible and innovative programming that matches the talents and interests of those involved to the needs of our community.

Planetree

Address:3700 Washington Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.stmarys.org/planetree

Planetree is a non-profit membership organization that works with hospitals and health care centers to develop and implement patient-centered care in healing environments.

Potter's Wheel

Address:333 Jefferson Avenue., Evansville
Website: www.potterswheelministries.org

The Potter's Wheel lives out Jesus' Great Commission to go and make disciples of Christ and to be a place of rest and strength for inner-city Evansville. We achieve this objective by providing for the spiritual, physical, emotional, and educational needs of those in inner-city Evansville.

Salvation Army

Address:1040 N. Fulton Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.saevansville.org

The Salvation Army Evansville exists to carry out this mission to the most people in the most appropriate way, and to do the most good to the greatest number of people possible.

Tri-State Food Bank

Address:801 E. Michigan Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.tristatefoodbank.org

Tri-State Food bank will improve the quality of life for our community's families and children by providing adequate food and nutrition through our network of local charities feeding the hungry.

United Caring Shelters

Address:324 NW 6th Street, Evansville
Website: www.unitedcaringshelters.com/home.html

We support and encourage our guests to a life of greater dignity, self-worth and harmony as we struggle for wholeness in our fragile humanity. We seek to serve as a community that will actively work to increase awareness of the issues of poverty and homelessness.

Vanderburgh Humane Society

Address:400 Millner Industrial Drive, Evansville
Website: www.vhslifesaver.org

The Vanderburgh Humane Society, Inc. is committed to the elimination of pet-overpopulation in our community, the prevention of animal cruelty & neglect, and the promotion of the human-animal bond.

Vista Care Hospice

Address:323 Metro Avenue, Evansville
Website: www.vistacare.com

VistaCare provides hospice care primarily designed to reduce pain and enhance the quality of life of patients facing life-limiting illness.

Warrick Humane Society

Address:5722 Vann Road, Newburgh
Website: www.warrickhumanesociety.org

The Vanderburgh Humane Society, Inc. is committed to the elimination of pet-overpopulation in our community, the prevention of animal cruelty & neglect, and the promotion of the human-animal bond.

Wesselman Woods

Address:551 N. Boeke Road, Evansville
Website: www.wesselmannaturesociety.org

To preserve our natural resources, educate our communities about the value of the natural world, and promote the enjoyment of these treasures.

YMCA

Address:222 NW Sixth St., Evansville
Website: www.ymca.evansville.net

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, Inc., following the example of Jesus Christ, responds to community needs, by serving all people, especially youth, through relationships and activities that promote healthy spirit, mind, and body.