Community Organizations

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

 

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American Guild of Organists, Bloomington Chapter

Websitehttps://music.indiana.edu/departments/academic/organ/organ-bloomington-ago.shtml
AddressP.O. Box 2484
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional Address1201 E. Third Street
Merrill Hall 003
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

All individuals interested in the organ and choral music fields are invited to join the American Guild of Organists. Membership is open to everyone, regardless of denominational affiliation or musical ability.

ContactJanette Fishell (Chair)
hjsulliv [at] umail.iu.edu
317-430-1942
Additional ContactJacobs School of Music
812-855-1583
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American Legion Ladies Auxiliary - Unit 18

Address1800 W. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

 

 

The ALA is a service organization comprised of mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, and grandmothers of military personnel.

ContactLisa Liford Brown (President)
lisaliford [at] yahoo.com
812-334-0500
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American Legion, Burton Woolery Post 18

Websitehttps://www.legion18.org
Address1800 West Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation's largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

Contactamleg18 [at] comcast.net
812-334-0500
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American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 2000

Websitehttps://amvets.org
Address5227 W. Airport Rd.
Bloomington, IN
Description

 

 

AMVETS (or American Veterans) has a proud history of assisting veterans and sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens.

AMVETS Mission Statement: To enhance and safeguard the earned benefits of all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.

Contact812-825-2200
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Amethyst House

Websitehttp://www.amethysthouse.org/
Address645 N. Walnut
P.O. Box 11
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional Address322 W. Second
Bloomington, IN
Description

Amethyst House, Inc., is a Bloomington, Indiana, based not-for-profit United Way agency that provides high quality, structured living environments, treatment, education and recovery services to individuals with addictions and substance abuse issues.

Contactamethyst [at] bloomington.in.us
336-3570
Additional ContactWomen's Shelter:
336-2666
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Area 10 Agency on Aging and Disability

Websitehttps://www.area10agency.org
Address631 W. Edgewood Drive
Ellettsville, IN 47429
Description

 

Area 10 Agency on Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation serving older adults in Monroe and Owen Counties. We are the tenth of sixteen Area Agencies on Aging in Indiana. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and celebrate the independence, health, and dignity of all older adults. The following services are available for persons in the Monroe and Owen County area who are 60 or older or who are disabled:

  • Food Pantry Program
  • Nutrition Services
  • Case management & Care planning
  • Respite for care givers
  • Home Health Care
  • Friendly Visitors Program
  • Elder abuse issues
  • Homemaker services
  • Information and Referral
  • Pre-admission screening for nursing homes
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • CHOICE program services
  • Medicaid Waiver services
  • Transportation
  • Assistance to homebound older adults and disabled (includes grocery shopping).
  • Temporary loan of medical equipment
  • Repairs Team
Contactinfo [at] area10agency.org
812-876-3383
Additional ContactToll Free in Indiana:
1-800-844-1010
Year Established1981
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Argus Canine Search & Rescue

Websitehttp://www.argusk9.org
AddressP.O. Box 1906
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

Argus, formed in 2000, was created to train and deploy ground search teams and specialty canine units. The team provides our local area of Monroe County, Indiana and surrounding areas with well-trained and experienced operational units. Members of Argus have experience in ground search, first aid, navigation, communications, crime scene preservation, emergency medicine, geographic information systems (GIS) and search management.

Argus is a not-for-profit group based in Bloomington, Indiana. Our team consists of volunteers from the local community. New volunteers are welcome to join or simply visit one of our twice-weekly training events to see what we're about. Send us an email and we'll be glad to let you know when and where the next one is.

Contactargus [at] argusk9.org
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington

Websitehttps://bloomingtonarts.org
AddressP.O. Box 3294
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional AddressP.O. Box 3294
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

The Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington maintains an Artist Directory & promotes local arts with a unified voice.

The AAGB is an association of artists, art organizations, and arts advocates dedicated to furthering arts of every type in our area by providing a forum for communication, encouragement, and action. It aims to be a collective and unified voice for the arts in all their diversity to improve the general condition of artists and their organizations. Through this collective action the Alliance seeks to reinforce the vitality of the Bloomington area as a center for the arts for our citizens and a vibrant destination for visitors.

ContactJoanne Shank
info [at] bloomingtonarts.org
812-824-9861
Year Established2010
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Asian American Association

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~aaa/
AddressIndiana Memorial Union, Indiana University Bloomington
900 E 7th St, Room 673
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The Asian American Association seeks to bridge the gaps between Asian Americans and all peoples of IU.

Contactaaa [at] indiana.edu
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Association of Monroe County Taxpayers

Websitehttp://www.assmotax.org/
AddressP.O. Box 3066
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

AMCT is a non-partisan public service organization dedicated to acting as a watchdog for the citizenry of Monroe County.

ContactGregory Travis (Executive Director)
info [at] assmotax.org
Additional ContactTim Bridges (Treasurer)
treasurer [at] assmotax.org
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Autism Society of America

Websitehttp://www.autism-society.org/
AddressBethesda, MD
Description

 

The Autism Society, the nation's leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

ContactJody Goddard
812-876-3311
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