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ECHO Housing Program’s: By the Numbers 2009

Lucas Place Applications Received: 211 Families Served: 38 Couples Served: 4 Single Fathers: 1 Single Mothers: 33 Children: 95 Classes Offered by Staff or a Board Member: 37….serving 206 clients. (duplicated) Classes offered by outside resources: 19…..serving 144 clients.(duplicated) Support Groups lead by Lucas Place Residents: 10….serving 41 clients. (duplicated) Different types of programs offered: […]

2009 Christmas Season

This Christmas at Lucas Place was amazing! Lucas Place received an extreme amount of help from the community this year due to the 12 Days of Caring Article featured in the Courier and Press. The article gave an intimate look at three of the families currently at Lucas Place and also took a look at […]

2010: The year of the Youth

2010 will bring with it a lot of changes and new surprises for our youth and parents at Lucas Place, starting with our Childcare Voucher Program for Lucas Place residents. This program will go through a pilot experience this month and hopefully be completely up and running by the first of March. It is intended […]

2010 Updates

ECHO welcomes in 2010 with a resounding BANG! So much is happening that there is hardly enough space to cover it all. ECHO was one of three teams from Evansville chosen to participate in the State of Indiana’s Corporation for Supportive Housing Institute which was held over a period of six months in 2009. The […]

Evansville Road Knights: Donation for the Lucas Place Store

The Evansville Road Knights, a hot rod, custom, classic car and truck club, presented Lucas Place with a check on July 19th as a donation for the Lucas Place Store. The funds were raised from proceeds from one of their car shows held earlier this year at Angel Mounds. The charter of the club is […]

Fire Damage Causes Water Damage to Lucas Place

On May 30th, 2009 at around 5:00pm, there was a small kitchen fire that caused substantial damage to Lucas Place due to the sprinkler system going off. No one was injured in the fire which is a good thing, but 5 apartments and the office did receive damages. What started as a grease fire, according […]

Lucas Place 10 Year Anniversary Gala

On October 24, 2009 ECHO Housing Corporation will celebrate Lucas Place Transitional Housing Program’s 10 year anniversary begining at 6:00pm. The Gala will take place in downtown Evansville at Old National Bank in the atrium on the first floor. Guests will begin the night with heavy hors’douvres and a cocktails, followed by a program and […]

Battle of the Bands Benefit

On Saturday August 1st Rubber Needle Records will be hosting The 1st annual Battle of The Bands for Charity! 15 bands will take the stage from 2pm until Midnight.

AA and NA Support Group

Lucas Place Transitional Housing is currently housing three separate support groups through out the month all meeting of different types.