Community Organizations

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The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.


Landmark Church

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Contact William Parkey
Phone (812) 332-3146
Address 2429 S Ford Ave
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Latino Enhancement Cooperative (LEC)

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~iulec/
Contact Lillian Casillas
Phone 812-855-0174
Email iulec [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 715 E. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

LEC is a student and community organization that focuses on academic achievement, cultural enrichment, community outreach, and activism. Web address: http://www.indiana.edu/~lacasa/

Phone Fax: (812) 855-9788
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Updated October 16, 2014

Latter Day Saints Student Association

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Website https://studentview.lds.org/home.aspx/60431
Contact Robert M Tibbs (Director)
Phone 812-334-3432
Email AndersonLA [at] ldsces [dot] org
Description

Association for IU students involved with the Church of Latter Day Saints.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Leadership Bloomington - Monroe County

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Website http://www.continue.indiana.edu/leadershipBloomingtonMonroeCounty
Contact Mary Catherine Carmichael (Director)
Phone (812) 855-6329
Email mccarmic [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University Bloomington Continuing Studies
101 W. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Leadership Bloomington - Monroe County (LBMC) builds a stronger community by identifying a diverse cross-section of emerging leaders and preparing them for roles in shaping our future. Each year, people who are broadly representative of Bloomington and Monroe County participate in this leadership program to prepare for greater involvement in community life. To date, more than 800 local leaders have participated in this program.

LBMC is a program offered in partnership by Indiana University and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce.

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Updated October 16, 2014

League of Women Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County

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Contact Sally Hageman (President)
Phone 334-1984
Address P.O. Box 5592
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The purpose of the League is to encourage the informed and active participation of all citizens in government and politics on all levels of government regardless of political persuasion.

 

Membership open to women and men. Publishes League Letter.

Additional Contact Linda Shanks (First Vice President)
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Learn More Indiana

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Website http://www.in.gov/learnmoreindiana/
Phone (800) 992-2076
Email info [at] learnmore [dot] org
Address 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204 - 4254
Description

From website: "Learn More Indiana is here to guide Hoosiers on how to get to college so that students of all ages can achieve the dream of a degree. Learn More Indiana is Indiana's college and career connection and helps students and parents: Check out colleges and career training programs; Explore different careers including the fastest growing Indiana occupations; Keep academics on track through grade-specific checklists and tips for supporting life-long learning; and Find ways to save and pay for college. Formerly called Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center (ICPAC).

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Updated January 04, 2013

Libertarian Party of Indiana, Monroe County Chapter

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Website http://lpin.org/
Contact Luke Hilton (Chairman)
Phone (812) 345-9783
Email hiltonjl [at] umail [dot] iu [dot] edu
Address 1135 N Logan Road
Bloomington, IN
Description The mission of the Libertarian Party is to move public policy in a libertarian direction by electing candidates of the Libertarian Party to public office.
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Updated February 02, 2012

Life Church

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Website www.lifeministries.org
Contact Michael Carter
Phone (812) 339-5433
Email life [at] Lifeministries [dot] org
Address 3575 N Prow Rd
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Mission: Loving Jesus; transforming lives

Year Established 1989
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Updated December 09, 2014

Life Education and Resource Network (LEARN)

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Website http://learninbloomington.blogspot.com/
Contact Barbara Benson
Phone (812) 336-8028
Email learn [dot] bloomington [dot] in [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

LEARN is a group of Indiana homeschooling families from Bloomington, Monroe County, and the surrounding area. The network is diverse and inclusive; many political backgrounds, educational philosophies, and religious views are represented, and all are welcome. We are also committed to providing information for the broader community about homeschooling in Indiana.

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Updated October 16, 2014

LIFEDesigns, Inc. (Formerly Options)

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Website http://lifedesignsinc.org/
Contact Susan Rinne (Executive Director)
Phone 800-875-9615
Email support [at] lifedesignsinc [dot] org
Address 200 E. Winslow Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Partner with individuals with disabilities and their communities to bring about self-directed and fulfilled lives. LIFEDesigns provide holistic services to assist individuals achieve their desired lifestyle including housing, rewarding employment, fulfilling relationships, and active citizenship in communities throughout Southern Indiana.

Phone Fax: 812-332-1186
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Updated October 16, 2014

LifeServices EAP

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Website http://www.lifeserviceseap.com
Contact Phil Hess
Phone 812-336-7814
Description

Provides employee assistance programs (workplace literacy, organization consultation) and managed health care services for employees of contracting workplaces and their families.

Additional Contact Peggy Goulet
Phone 812-336-7814
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Updated October 15, 2014

Lifeway Baptist Church

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Website http://www.lifewaybaptistchurch.org/
Contact Kevin Albert
Phone (812) 876-6072
Address 7821 W State Road 46
Ellettsville, IN 47429
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Updated October 16, 2014

Lighthouse Christian Academy

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Website http://lighthouse-christian.com/CMS/index.php
Contact Michael Baldomero (President)
Phone (812) 824-2000
Email lcacontact [at] lighthouse-christian [dot] com
Description

The mission of Lighthouse Christian Academy, Inc., is to partner with Christian parents to provide a Biblically based and academically excellent education that develops each child's Christ-like character, intellectual ability, and physical health to the glory of God.

Additional Contact Richard Holdeman ( Principal)
Email info [at] mylca [dot] net
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Updated October 15, 2014

Lighthouse Community Church

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Website http://lighthouse-lhcc.com/
Phone (812) 339-3306
Address 850 E Winslow Rd
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Updated October 16, 2014

Limestone Daylily and Hosta Society

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Website http://www.daylilies.org/AHSreg2.html
Contact John Simpson (President)
Phone 332-8815
Email nreynol [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

The Limestone Daylily and Hosta Society is a Region 2 club of the The American Hemerocallis Society (AHS). The AHS is a forum for persons interested in the advancement of the daylily. It is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes, and especially to promote, encourage, and foster the development and improvement of the genus Hemerocallis and public interest therein. This club is also associated with the American Hosta Society. The club works with Hilltop Garden Center and has been involved in local community gardening projects.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Listening Line

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Website http://www.hopeline.com
Phone 339-2803 (9 AM-5 PM)
Email reese [at] hopeline [dot] com
Address 407 South Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

A nightly confidential crisis hotline serving Monroe County and the Indiana University campus community. Sponsored by Mental Health Association, a United Way agency.

Part of Kristin Brooks Hope Center.

Phone 332-6060 (6 PM-12AM)
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Updated October 16, 2014

Little Star Center

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Website http://www.littlestarcenter.org/
Email info [at] littlestarcenter [dot] org
Address 3109 Canterbury Drive
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The mission of Little Star Center, Inc. is to provide a structured, sensory-friendly facility where children with autism receive individualized therapeutic intervention. Based on the fundamental principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA), Little Star provides an atmosphere where children, therapists, and families can interact, support each other and receive on-going training so that each child can reach their full potential at home and in a variety of settings outside of therapy.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Little Union Baptist Church

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Website http://www.littleunion.org
Phone (812) 332-0172
Address 5511 N Brummetts Creek Rd
Bloomington, IN 47408
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Updated October 16, 2014

Living Waters Church

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Website http://www.livingwaters-ministries.com
Phone (812) 339-4117
Address 2655 N Smith Pike
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Local Clay Potters Guild

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Website http://localclay.net/
Contact Karen Green Stone (President)
Phone 812-333-8085
Email info [at] localclay [dot] net
Description

Local Clay Potter's Guild promotes individual artistic growth. Promotes the artistic standing of local clay as a whole and contributes to the growth of interest of ceramic arts in Indiana. The guild supports the annual "soup bowl" benefit and sponsors an annual education workshop.

Additional Contact Barb Lund (Vice President)
Phone 812-339-8476
Email barbrlund [at] gmail [dot] com
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Updated October 16, 2014

Local Council of Women, Inc. (LCW)

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Website http://lcwbloomington.org/
Contact Nancy Lumbley (President)
Phone 812-336-4810
Email nlumbley [at] comcast [dot] net
Description

The mission of the Local Council of Women (LCW) is to be a voice for community health, to advocate for solutions to accessibility and delivery of health care, and to exercise the responsibilities inherent in organizational ties to Bloomington Hospital.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Local Growers Guild

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Website http://www.localgrowers.org/
Contact Megan Hutchison (Guild Manager)
Phone 812-333-8287
Email localgrowers [at] localgrowers [dot] org
Description

The Local Growers' Guild is a cooperative of farmers in southern and central Indiana. Our mission is to educate, support, and connect local growers, consumers, businesses and communities about the importance of locally grown food. Our members include growers, businesses, and community members.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Longwood/Devon

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Contact HAND Office City of Bloomington
Phone 812-349-3420
Address 401 N Morton St., Suite 130
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Lothlorien Society

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Website http://www.elvinhome.org
Email lothlorieninfo [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary is a green haven and center for spiritual retreat dedicated to the healing of the earth and of one another. Lothlorien is part of Elvin H.O.M.E., Inc. (Holy Order of Mother Earth) a federal 501c3 organization. Lothlorien is 109 acres of forested hills and valleys located at the edge of Southern Indiana's limestone belt. It is a place to escape the outside world, drop its concerns and masks, and attune to the natural rhythms of the earth.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Lotus Education and Arts Foundation, Inc

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Website http://lotusfest.org/
Contact Sunni Fass (Executive Director)
Phone 812-336-6599
Email sunni [at] lotusfest [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 1667
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

Mission is to create opportunities to experience and celebrate the diversity of the world's cultures through music and arts.

Additional Contact Lee Williams (Artistic Director)
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Updated October 16, 2014

Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1081

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Website http://lodge1081.moosepages.org/
Contact Kevin Russ (Governor)
Phone (812) 336-5281
Email LODGE1081 [at] MOOSEUNITS [dot] ORG
Address Moose Lodge
1580 W. Bloomfield Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Moose Community Service program of today and for the next century challenges people to become volunteers through membership in the Moose.

Phone (812) 333-1213
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Updated October 16, 2014

Lutheran Campus Ministry

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~lutheran/
Contact Kelli Skram (LCM Campus Pastor)
Phone 812-333-2474
Email lutheran [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

Lutheran Campus Ministry is an inclusive ministry in Christ, that invites people in the University community to develop a deeper understanding of the body of Christ, so that they can discover and fulfill their vocation as disciples.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Lyric Music Club

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Contact Tim Reid (Sponsor)
Description A Junior Music Club sponsored by Friday Musicale, Bloomington Chapter. Open to grades 9 -12.
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Updated October 16, 2014

Macon Mentor Academy

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Website http://www.mma-tlc.org/
Phone 812-369-4082
Address 3451 North Kingsley Drive
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Faith-based mentoring and advocating for at risk youth and those considered having special needs. We also extend our support to their families through chaplaincy related services, parenting classes, job prep, ged courses, housing-food-clothing referrals, budgeting and encouragement to obtain postsecondary education.

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Updated March 19, 2014

Malaysian Student Association

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~msaiub/
Contact Mohd Fazhi (President)
Phone 812-855-7133
Email msaiub [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address International Center
116 S. Jordan
Bloomington, IN
Description

Networking group for Malaysian students in Bloomington.

Email msmfauzi [at] indiana [dot] edu
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Updated October 15, 2014
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