Daria Jones is a tireless champion of human rights for homeless people,
particularly women. She is a board member for the United Caring Services, an
innovative, trauma-informed facility in Evansville, Indiana that provides shelter,
job training, and access to medical and mental health services for homeless
persons. Formerly board president, Daria is now committee chair for United
Caring Services Ruth's House Women's Shelter. United Caring Services' policy is to
refer to residents as guests, and Ms. Jones embodies the spirit of hospitality,
inclusion, and inspiration as she facilitates quality meals being cooked for the
guests, as well as a house garden, art classes, and book discussions for all who
find shelter there.
Ms. Daria Jones resides in Evansville, Indiana with her children ages 20, 18 and 17.
She attended Ivy Tech Community College where she obtained her Medical
Assisting Degree.Daria serves on the Ivy Tech Community College Alumni State
Advisory Council and active in the Ivy Tech local Alumni Association. Daria was
awarded the IVY Tech Community College Outstanding Alumni Award for the
Southwest Region in 2014.
In addition to her groundbreaking work at United Caring Services, Daria works for
a community health clinic In Evansville, Indiana where she facilitated a
prescription assistance program for patients who did not have prescription
insurance benefits. She now provides professional skills as a phone nurse. Ms.
Jones is always thinking of new ways to use her positive attitude to strengthen
and benefit the community.