Over 400 men, women, and children are homeless in Evansville each year

Aurora has housed over 500 people suffering from homelessness

Our Mission

Creating solutions to prevent and striving to end chronic homelessness in our community.

How We Help

As a homeless service provider, we offer many programs to reach the homeless in our community as well as those at risk of becoming homeless. Our goals are to increase public awareness of homelessness and ensure everyone in our community has a place to call home.

Our Vision

We believe that everyone has value and needs a safe, decent affordable place to call home.

How You Can Help

Aurora’s Monthly Donors fund the organization’s programs and services. Without you, preventing and ending homelessness in our area would not be possible. Join Aurora’s mission today by becoming a Monthly Donor. Learn more about how you can help.

History

Founded in 1988, Aurora has impacted the community for over three decades.

Resources

We believe that actively collaborating with other community agencies, churches, schools, businesses, and more is important to making the end of homelessness a reality. We connect individuals to local housing, food pantries, financial assistance, and more.

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What's Current

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Thank you again to Toby Ellis for joining us last night for another livestream performance from our Harmony of Humanity series. Please join us next Thursday for our final performance with Angel Rhodes Music.#WeAreAurora💙#harmonyofhumanity#endhomelessness ... See MoreSee Less
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We have big creative plans this year for our community and we're working with our partner agencies, organizations and committee members to make it happen, but we also need your help to help make "Artistry Unhoused: Enlightenment from the Streets" a success.Our intention with “Artistry Unhoused” is to build a wider understanding of people who are often overlooked, misunderstood or simply unwelcome through highlighting their creative contributions. These include all types of mediums, including but not limited to, paintings, photography, jewelry, music and more. The opening reception and subsequent exhibit is a collaboration with Aurora Evansville, the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College Evansville photography students, Peace Zone, Inc. - Peer Empowerment and Recovery, Patchwork Central and most importantly, those that are homeless or recently experienced homelessness in the tri-state.The events and the dates are as follows:Opening Reception – July 31, 2021 at 5:00PM at The Ballroom at Sauced with entertainment, light hors d’oeuvres and cash barGallery Exhibit – August 10-28, 2021 at Arts Council of Southwestern IndianaClosing Reception – August 28, 2021 at Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana with music, awards and a celebration of the artists100% of all sales of the artwork will go to the artists.auroraevansville.org/artistry-unhoused-enlightenment-from-the-street/An event page and opening reception tickets will be available soon.If you have any questions, want to participate as a volunteer, sponsor or an artist, please contact us via Messenger or email Nathan Jochum at njochum@auroraevansville.org. #WeAreAurora 💙#CreativeCommunity#WorkingTogether#EnlightenmentFromTheStreets#StreetArt#EndHomlessness ... See MoreSee Less
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Just a reminder that we are closed today in observance of the holiday weekend. We wish you all a wonderful Easter weekend and we'll be back in office on Monday. 🐇#WeAreAurora 💙#happyeaster#endhomlessness ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

Trivia Tonight: Annual Dinner & Game Night

Aurora's 14th Annual Trivia Tonight Event is a fundraiser that takes place at the Evansville Country Club. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise funds to support the organization's mission in creating solutions to prevent and striving to end homelessness in our...

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Artistry Unhoused: Enlightenment from the Street

Lack of affordable housing is a key issue facing our community, causing an increase in homelessness. Our intention with "Artistry Unhoused" is to build a wider understanding of people who are often overlooked, misunderstood or simply unwelcome through highlighting...

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Who We Are

Aurora, Inc., a nonprofit organization in Evansville, IN, strives to prevent and end homelessness in the Evansville community. The Aurora team provides many services for those who are homeless or are at risk of being homeless in the community. Our services include a Homeless Outreach Team to provide shelter and supplies to the homeless in our area, a Re-Entry program to help anyone released from institutions successfully transition back into the community and off the streets, rental assistance for those with disabilities, and much more.

Aurora impacts more than 1,600 individuals each year. This number includes children, men, women, veterans, the re-entry population, refugees, and individuals with disabilities.

Aurora is dedicated to connecting the homeless, near homeless, and those in crisis to resources in the community that can help. Our team strives to expand public awareness of homelessness and conduct research to be shared with city, state, and federal officials in order to prevent and end homelessness in our community.

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Homelessness in Evansville, IN

Did you know that 450 men, women, and children are homeless on any given night in Evansville? 40% of the homeless in our community are women, and over 40% suffer from mental health issues. 

Download the latest Evansville & Vanderburgh County Homeless Facts & Figures.

Homeless in Evansville, IN

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