Community Organizations

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

 

Click on the title of the organization to view upcoming meetings at the library and links to similar organizations.

Business & Professional Exchange (BPE) Bloomington

Websitehttp://www.b-p-e.org/
Address1800 W 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Business & Professional Exchange is a non­profit association dedicated to supporting individuals in career transition to achieve their employment objectives through networking and educational resources.

BPE features person-to-person networking, guest speakers, and employment information. Job seekers, in addition to learning networking techniques, will also develop referral opportunities, strategies for effective job search and career transition, and community and business-to-business networking.

ContactLen Tieman
ltieman [at] dwd.in.gov
812-331-6000x265
Additional Contact Meets Tuesdays 8:00 am to 9:00 am American Legion
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Camerata Orchestra Series

Websitehttps://music.indiana.edu/giving/scholarships/scholarships-camerata.shtml
Description

Founded in 1989 by concertmaster Lenore Hatfield, the Camerata Orchestra offers a professional setting for Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty, retired faculty, music students, and townspeople in Bloomington, Indiana. Internationally known guest conductors lead the orchestra with soloists from I.U. faculty, concert artists, and Camerata Solo Competition winners.

ContactLenore Hatfield (Executive Director)
lenorehatfield [at] yahoo.com
812-333-6349
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Campus Child Care Center

Websitehttp://bloomingtonmontessori.org
Address1835 Highland Ave
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Bloomington Montessori School is a privately funded, not-for-profit school for children ages 3 to 12, preschool through Grade 6.

Contactadmincoord [at] montessori.k12.in.us
812-336-2800
Year Established1968
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Campus Childrens Center

Websitehttps://childcare.indiana.edu/
Address2613 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

Child Care services at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) are provided to meet the various child care needs of students, staff, and faculty. Indiana University recognizes the numerous benefits generated by the provision high quality child care to both students and employees.

Contactdunnuckt [at] indiana.edu
812-855-5053
Additional ContactSmith (Christin)
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Cardinal Stage Company

AddressBloomington, IN 47401
Description

Founded in 2006, the mission of Cardinal Stage Company is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.

ContactMarc Tschida
info [at] cardinalstage.org
812-336-7110
Year Established2006
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Care Circle

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/in-the-community/south-central-region/alzheimers-resource-services
AddressBloomington Hospital's Alzheimer's Resource Center
431 S. College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

This group provides information, sharing and support for families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease, other dementias, or stroke. Meetings are flexible and informal; drop-ins are welcome.

Contactdthompson6 [at] iuhealth.org
812-353-9299
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Carpenters Local Union #1664

Websitehttps://www.ikorcc.com/
Address1802 W 17th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

The Indiana/Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters shall maintain an open and non-discriminatory out-of-work list in each market area, for its members who desire to be referred for employment.

Contact James Crabb (Manager)
812-336-4350
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Catholic Charities Bloomington

Websitehttps://www.archindy.org/cc/bloomington/
Address631 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Catholic Charities Bloomington is committed to enhancing the availability of quality mental health services in the communities it serves. Catholic Charities Bloomington do this through the delivery of professional mental health education and counseling on a sliding fee scale and through advocacy for affordable, easily accessible community mental health services. Catholic Charities Bloomington serve all residents of the counties of the Bloomington Deanery of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis: Brown, Lawrence, Morgan, Monroe, Orange and Owen Counties. Also accepts medicaid.

ContactMarsha McCarty (Agency Director)
MMcCarty [at] CatholicCharitiesBtown.org
332-1262
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Center for Human Growth

Websitehttps://education.indiana.edu/chg/
AddressIndiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The Center for Human Growth was established in 1970 as a counseling center for residents of south central Indiana. Clients include members of the community as well as people associated with Indiana University. The center is staffed by graduate students in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Indiana University. Each student counselor receives supervision from a faculty member or an advanced graduate student being supervised by a faculty member.

Contactcentgrow [at] indiana.edu
812-856-8302
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Center for Inquiry Indiana - Bloomington Chapter

Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/cfiindiana/info/?tab=overview
AddressBloomington, IN
Description

The Center for Inquiry Indiana—Bloomington Chapter is a source of community and support for area atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and skeptics. They are affiliated with the Indiana branch of the Center for Inquiry.

They have a variety of meetings, including social gatherings, discussion meetings, service projects, and outreach. All meeting information is public and can be found at facebook.com/CFIBloomington/events

Contactcfibloomington [at] gmail.com
317-650-1230
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Center for Sustainable Living

Websitehttps://simplycsl.org/
AddressP.O. Box 1665
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description
The Center for Sustainable Living has been an umbrella organization for the past 25 years promoting sustainable living in the Bloomington region. As of 2015, there are 15 different sustainability projects involving scores of volunteers; and the core activities of the Center utilize permaculture workshops and design courses, research projects, and mutual support to build resilience in the region.

CSL board meetings occur the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm. Potential volunteers or members should contact us by email to schedule a meeting or visit the website to become a member.

 

 

ContactRhonda Baird
csloffice [at] gmail.com
Year Established1992
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Center for the Study of History and Memory

Websitehttp://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/findingaids/search?repository=cshm&sort=title
Address400 North Sunrise Drive
Weatherly Hall North, Room 122
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

 

 

The center's mission encompassed archival, pedagogical, and research goals in the field of oral history, with particular emphasis on the history of Indiana and the Midwest, and to address the growing interdisciplinary field of memory studies, of which oral history is one important facet. The Center for the Study of History and Memory continues to build upon its work in the field of oral history while broadening the range of its research projects to address the many ways that people remember, represent, and use the past in public and private life.

ContactBarbara Truesdell (Dr.)
812-855-2856
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Center for Women's Ministries

Websitehttps://cwmhope.org/locations/bloomington-center-for-women-s-ministries
Address702 N.Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47404
Additional AddressP.O. Box 817
Bloomington , IN
Description

 

The International Center for Women's Ministries, Inc. is a non-profit organization offering free, Christ-centered counseling to women in need. To learn more about us and to see how you can be a part of our organization, please explore our site using the links to the left. We are located in Bloomington, Indiana, and host many centers around the country. Locate the one nearest you from our list of local centers. We'd love to hear from you.

ContactBonnie Porter (Director)
bloomingontoncwm.1 [at] juno.com
812-332-0845
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Center on Aging and Community

Websitehttps://www.iidc.indiana.edu//index.php?pageId=31
AddressIndiana Institute on Disability and Community
1905 North Range Rd
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

The mission of the Center on Aging and Community is to provide leadership that enables older persons to lead self-determined lives within their communities. The Center promotes practices that ensure access to opportunities for meaningful, productive, and healthy lifestyles.

ContactPhilip B. Stafford (Director)
cac [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6508
Additional ContactJane Harlan-Simmons (Research Associate)
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Center on Community Living and Careers (CCLC)

Websitehttps://www.iidc.indiana.edu//index.php?pageId=18
Address2853 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

CCLC is one of seven centers at the Indiana Institute on Diability and Community, Indiana's University Center for Excellence.  Services are available statewide to schools and organizations that support individuals with disabilities and their families.

Career development, secondary education and transition services; integrated employment; community living; systems and policy analysis; and person-directed planning, services, and funding.

ContactTeresa Grossi (Director)
tgrossi [at] indiana.edu
812-855-6508
Additional ContactFax: 812-855-9630
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Centerstone

Websitehttps://centerstone.org/locations/indiana/
Address645 South Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Centerstone is the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and educational services in Indiana and Tennessee. In 2011, we served 74,000 individuals and families. We seek to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction.

Centerstone provides a variety of services and meetings, please visit the website to view options.

Contact812-339-1691
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Centerstone Intensive Outpatient Program

Websitehttps://centerstone.org/
Address645 S. Rogers St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Addictions pod: 337-2268 Program for people who are chemically dependant on alcohol and/or drugs. Fees are arranged on a sliding scale, dependent upon income, for those in need of financial assistance. Accepts insurance, medicaid and medicare.

ContactCindy Houston (Addiction Coordinator - Bloomington)
812-339-1691
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Centerstone Recovery Engagment Center

Websitehttps://centerstone.org/locations/indiana/facilities/centerstone-recovery-engagement-center/
Address221 North Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Recovery Engagement Center (REC) is a low barrier community center for someone who is seeking recovery. It is intended to be a walk-in center, in the community, that is warm, welcoming and non-threatening. An individual who needs to find resources, help, or just a cup of coffee can drop in and feel welcome. The goal of a REC is to be a hub for recovery and to serve as a clearing house for recovery resources for the community. This is a place where faith-based providers can have events, 12-step meetings can occur, treatment referrals can be made, and so forth.

The Recovery Engagement Center is a community center that provides recovery classes, recovery coaching, 12-step meetings, volunteer opportunities, computers with internet, a Friday community lunch, and special recovery events. We strive to help those seeking recovery to regain a sense of hope and possibility from their addiction.

Ages 18 and older.

Contact812-337-2424
Year Established2015
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Centerstone Research Institute

Websitehttp://centerstoneresearch.org/
Address365 South Park Ridge Road, Suite 103
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

Formerly known as South Central Indiana Mental Health Center. Seeks to improve the way mental health care is delivered.

ContactDr. Dennis Morrison (Chief Executive Officer)
contact [at] centerstoneresearch.org
812-337-2302
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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