Community Organizations

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


HoosierRx

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Website http://www.in.gov/fssa/ompp/2669.htm
Phone 1-866-267-4679
Description HoosierRx is a state program that uses money from a tobacco lawsuit to assist low-income senior citizens buy prescription drugs. See FSSA or HoosierRX website for eligibilty requirements.
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Hoosiers For a Commonsense Health Plan

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Website http://www.hchp.info/
Contact Rob Stone (Dr.)
Phone 812-336-7184
Email rstone [at] hchp [dot] info
Address HCHP
P. O. Box 2632
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan is a group of Indiana citizens who support a publicly financed, privately delivered (single payer) universal health plan at the state and national level. HCHP is working to educate the public and the legislature about the benefits of a single payer plan. We are seeking individuals and groups who have an interest in helping achieve this goal.
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House Rabbit Society, Indiana Chapter

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Website http://www.indianahrs.org/
Contact Dawn Sailer (Chapter manager)
Phone (317) 767-7636
Email info [at] indianahrs [dot] org
Address PO Box 421746
Indianapolis, IN 46242-1746
Description Offering homeless rabbits for adoption to loving, indoor homes as well as education for the public about companion rabbit care.
Additional Contact Amy Young-Leith (Co-Chapter Manager)
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Housing and Urban Development/Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program

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Contact Maryjane McNabb, MSW, LCSW
Phone 812-336-5723
Email maryjane [dot] mcnabb [at] va [dot] gov
Address 455 S Landmark Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description The HUD_VASH Program provides permanent housing to homeless veterans through a partnership with the local housing authority.
Phone 877-683-0865
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Humanetrix

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Website http://humanetrix.org
Contact Rick Dietz (President)
Email rick [dot] dietz [at] humanetrix [dot] org
Description

The mission of Humanetrix (human.net.tricks) is to mobilize technologists to improve themselves and their community.

We develop public interest technology tools and we provide educational opportunities for technologists. Humanetrix activities primarily serve the Bloomington, Indiana and US Midwest areas.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Hungarian Cultural Association

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~hca/
Contact Elli Travis (President)
Phone 812-855-0377
Email hca [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description The Hungarian Cultural Association is a student-run organization at Indiana University. The HCA organizes programs and events for students of the Hungarian language and Hungarian Studies. Our group is comprised of both Americans and Hungarians alike, and our membership includes undergraduates, grad students, and community members.
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hYPe - Helping Young Professionals Excel

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Website http://www.chamberbloomington.org/hYPe/
Phone 812.336.6381
Email hype [at] ChamberBloomington [dot] org
Address 400 W. 7th Street Suite 102
PO Box 1302
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours M-T 8am-5pm, F 8am-4pm
Description

Helping Young Professionals Excel is a program of The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce that is designed to provide opportunities for young professionals to develop a personal network, to grow professionally, and to succeed in business while enhancing the community's quality of life.

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Indian Creek Fire Fighters, Inc.

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Contact Dee Owens (President)
Phone (812) 824-6202
Email icfire [at] bluemarble [dot] net
Description

Indian Creek Fire Fighters, Inc. was organized in 1972 and incorporated in 1973.

Additional Contact Patrick J. Munson (Vice President)
Additional Contact Beverly Himes (Secretary)
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Indian Creek Lions Club

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Website http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/indiancreek/
Contact Lloyd Swango (Membership Chair)
Phone (812) 824-9771
Email lion [dot] watch [at] hotmail [dot] com
Hours Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month, 7pm; corner of Rockport and Tarkington Ln.
Description The Indian Creek Lions Club participates in state and international Lions Club activities, contributes to International Funds, participates with Midwest States in Leader Dog Program, provides some scholarships, eyeglasses (used glasses for donation to the needy), firewood, and minor home repair.
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Indian Student Association

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Contact Varoum Boughram (Presdient)
Email varun [dot] 2288 [at] gmail [dot] com
Address International Center
111 S. Jordan
Bloomington, In 47405
Description

The Indian Student Association (ISA) at Indiana University in Bloomington, is a student-led organization, founded by Indians of Indiana University and led by an elected executive board consisting of sixteen chairpersons. The association strives to bring awareness to Indian culture to both the campus and Bloomington community through some of the university's biggest cultural programs, independently and in conjunction with other ethnic organizations, as well as sponsoring volunteer work in the Bloomington community.

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Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame

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Website http://www.indbaseballhalloffame.org/
Phone 812-482-2262
Address Vincennes University - Ruxer Student Center
851 College Ave.
Jasper, IN 47546
Hours Open Thursday through Sunday from 11 am - 3 pm
Description Located in the Ruxer Student Center, Vincennes University at Jasper,IN. Sponsoring body is the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association, which has served the baseball coaches of Indiana since 1971.
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Indiana Civil Liberties Union Bloomington Chapter

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Website http://www.aclu-in.org/
Contact Paul Newman (Bloomington Chapter Contact)
Phone 734-995-1052
Email attorneypaulnewman [at] yahoo [dot] com
Description

The ACLU of Indiana is the Indiana affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU is dedicated to protecting the freedoms guaranteed to Indiana residents and businesses by the Indiana and United States Constitutions.

Additional Contact Alex LoCicero (Bloomington Student Chapter Contact)
Email alocicer [at] indiana [dot] edu
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Indiana Civil Liberties Union, Legal Panel

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Website http://www.aclu-in.org/
Contact Ken Falk (Legal Director)
Phone 317-635-4059 x.102
Email kfalk [at] aclu-in [dot] org
Description The ACLU of Indiana is the Indiana affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU is dedicated to protecting the freedoms guaranteed to Indiana residents and businesses by the Indiana and United States Constitutions.
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Indiana Coalition for Public Education - Monroe County

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Website http://icpe-monroecounty.weebly.com/
Contact Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer (Chairperson)
Phone 812-320-4400
Email icpe [dot] mc [at] gmail [dot] com
Address P.O. Box 5056
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

ICPE-Monroe County is a grassroots organization of parents, grandparents, and community members dedicated to empowering our community to advocate on behalf of Indiana's children and their right to an equitable and high-quality public education. ICPE is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with 501(c)4 status.

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Indiana Department of Child Services

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Website http://www.in.gov/dcs/
Contact Steven Vaughn (Director of Local DCS Office in Monroe County)
Phone 812-336-6351
Email steven [dot] vaughn [at] dcs [dot] in [dot] gov
Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Description The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) protects children from abuse and neglect. DCS does this by partnering with families and communities to provide safe, nurturing, and stable homes, with the hopes that children will thrive from safe, caring, supportive families and communities. Child Protection Services (24 hrs hotline) (812) 336-6641 National hotline 1-800-800-5556
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Indiana Fiddlers Gathering, Inc.

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Website http://www.indianafiddlersgathering.org/
Phone (765) 742-1419
Description

Devoted to preserving and presenting the music, dance, and storytelling that exemplifies the cultures of Indiana and the Midwest.

 

IFGI's scope reaches beyond the June festival. IFGI sponsors an educational outreach program, "Fiddlers in the Schools," "Fiddlers' on the Road," "Friends of the Fiddlers' Gathering," and offers a youth scholarship to the Mark O'Connor Fiddle Camp.

Phone FAX: 765-742-5724
Address Location: Wells Cultural Center
638 North Street
Lafayette, IN
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Indiana Gourd Society

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Website http://www.indianagourdsociety.org/
Contact Karen Neimeyer (President)
Email president [at] indianagourdsociety [dot] org
Description From the website: The Indiana Gourd Society through individual and organizational activities, promotes educational efforts which advance an appreciation for the gourd's role and significance in past and present cultures and for gourd cultivation, crafting and artistry.
Additional Contact Pat Moore (Membership Secretary)
Email membership [at] indianagourdsociety [dot] org
Additional Contact Emily Wallace (1st Vice-president)
Email emmewal [at] aol [dot] com
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Indiana Hillel, Helene G. Simon Hillel Center

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Website http://www.iuhillel.org/
Contact Rabbi Sue Shifron (Director)
Phone (812) 336-3824
Email hillel [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 730 E. Third St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Monday through Thursday, 9am to 9pm; Friday, 9am - Shabbat; Sunday, 12 to 8pm
Description

The Helene G. Simon Hillel Center at Indiana University is dedicated to assuring that Jewish college students have opportunities to recognize and develop their leadership potential and to express their Jewishness in many traditional and creative ways.

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Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

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Website http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/
Contact David Mank (Director)
Phone 812-855-6508
Email iidc [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description Formerly called Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities. The mission of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community is to provide leadership that enables communities to include, support, and empower people with disabilities and family members.
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Indiana Karst Conservancy

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Website http://ikc.caves.org/
Contact Julian Lewis (President)
Phone (812) 967-7592
Email lewisbioconsult [at] aol [dot] com
Description The Indiana Karst Conservancy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of Indiana's unique karst features. The IKC was formed by concerned individuals when it was apparent that no similar group was actively protecting such features for their inherent geological, biological, and archaeological importance.
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Indiana Legal Services - Indiana Justice Center

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Website http://www.indianajustice.org/Data/LegalServices/LegalService_125
Contact Norman P. Metzger (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 339-7668
Address College Square, second floor
214 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm; Intake hours: Tuesday 1:30 - 4:30pm and Thursday 10am - 1pm
Description Indiana Legal Services (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.
Phone (800) 822-4774
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Indiana Legal Services - Indiana Justice Center

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Website http://www.indianajustice.org/Data/LegalServices/LegalService_125
Contact Norman P. Metzger (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 339-7668
Address College Square, second floor
214 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm; Intake hours: Tuesday 1:30 - 4:30pm and Thursday 10am - 1pm
Description Indiana Legal Services (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.
Phone (800) 822-4774
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Indiana National Guard Family Programs

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Website http://www.in.ng.mil
Contact Margaret Amos
Phone 812-847-9894 ext. 21
Email mrgaret [dot] amos [at] ng [dot] army [dot] mil
Description Family Assistance Centers are established in times of contingency call-up, mobilization, and large-scale deployment to provide support and assistance to service members and their families.
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Indiana Natural Resources Dept, Reservoir Management Division

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Contact Jim Roach (Manager)
Phone 837-9546
Description A division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
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Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network

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Website http://www.inrn.org/
Phone 800-457-1450
Email statewide [at] inrn [dot] org
Address Indiana Association of United Ways
3901 North Meridian Street, Suite 306
Indianapolis, IN 46208-4026
Description

The network is a regionally-based service providing workshops, board retreats, and consultant referral to meet the needs of nonprofit organizations in the state of Indiana. For General Information about the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network contact Indiana Association of United Ways.

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Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

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Website http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/
Contact Ruth Gassman (Executive Director)
Phone 812-855-4940
Email drugprc [at] indiana [dot] edu
Hours Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm
Description The IPRC strengthens prevention efforts through education, resources, and research.
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Indiana Public Health Nursing Association

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000244
Phone 812-353-9300
Description INPHA operates in conjunction with Bloomington Hospital's Community Health Services to offer a wide variety of programs and services to the community. From our work with the local school systems, to programs that help those living with HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer's disease, our goal is to help our community live healthier.
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Indiana Recycling Coalition

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Website http://www.indianarecycling.org
Contact Michelle Cohen (Executive Director)
Phone 812-331-3006
Email info [at] indianarecycling [dot] org
Description A nonprofit organization representing concerned citizens, state and local government officials, business, industry and environmental groups. The coalition encourages integrated recycling, and supports buying recycled-content products and the collection and remanufacturing of recyclable materials.
Phone Free:1-877-283-9550
Email info [at] indianarecycling [dot] org
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Indiana Resource Center for Autism, IRCA

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Website http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/index.php?pageId=32/
Contact Cathy Pratt (Director)
Phone 855-6508
Email prattc [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana Institute on Disability and the Community
2853 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408-2601
Hours Hours: 8 - 5, M - F
Description IRCA staff work with family members & agencies throughout the state to support their efforts on behalf of individuals with autism. IRCA staff participates in research, development, and dissemination of information. They also conduct various training events and provide individual consultations.
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Indiana Search and Rescue Association (INSARA)

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Website http://www.insara.org
Email insara [at] insara [dot] org
Description The Indiana Search and Rescue Association (INSARA) incorporated as a non-profit membership organization in 1994. INSARA is comprised of dedicated paid and non-paid professional search and rescue (SAR) response organizations, agencies, and individuals. The Association is interested in all aspects of SAR and the humanitarian cause of saving lives, serving Indiana so that others may live. The primary missions of the Indiana Search and Rescue Association (INSARA) are: To increase professionalism among its members through the development, promotion, and implementation of nationally recognized search and rescue training and operations standards and the certification of search and rescue responders. To increase and improve the response and preparedness capabilities of its members by providing a comprehensive search and rescue training and education program. To promote the development and implementation of a total, integrated search and rescue response system within the State of Indiana, to include a comprehensive statewide search and rescue plan.
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