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

 

Book Circulating Group

Description: 

Must be a member of the University Club. Circulates 15 books a year among members. Books are roughly half fiction and half nonfiction.

Address
900 E. 7th Street
Room 150
Bloomington
IN
47405
Contact
Penny
Gaither
Co-Chair
812-332-8010
Lou
Moir
Co-Chair
822-1515

Books Plus Book Discussion Group

Description: 

Books Plus is an once-a-month discussion group which meets at the library to talk about a wide range of books and issues. Books and other media, both fiction and nonfiction, are the springboards for discussing new trends, social issues, genres, best sellers, foreign authors, etc. Each month, the group focuses on one or more books (chosen in advance). A volunteer leads the discussion.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington
IN
47408
Contact
812-349-3050

Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington

Description: 

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. A Boys & Girls Club provides a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; and hope and opportunity.

Year Established: 
1956 (all day)
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
311 S. Lincoln St.
Bloomington
IN
47401
Additional Address
1037 N. Summit Street
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact
Jeff
Baldwin
Executive Director
812-332-5311
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington Crestmont Club
812-336-6501

Campus Childrens Center

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
2613 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington
IN
47408
Contact
812-855-5053
Smith
Christin

CanopyBloomington, Inc.

Description: 

We are a social impact organization in Bloomington, IN whose mission is to grow and sustainably manage Bloomington's urban forest for the many environmental, health, economic, and social benefits of trees with a focus on tree equity and community engagement.

CORE VALUES:

  • Community and Cooperation - Inspire, educate, empower, and employ the community toward our common goals, working with all stakeholders for the benefit of Bloomington and our urban forest.
  • Equity and Inclusion - Ensure communities that need greening the most are prioritized and have equitable access to opportunities and resources; support youth and those in need with job opportunities.
  • Environmental Sustainability - Promote the stewardship and management of a resilient and sustainably-structured urban forest to yield a highly functional urban ecosystem now and into the future.
  • Public Health and Happiness - Facilitate improved physical and mental health of residents and increase community capacity by building a greener city through community engagement.
  • Science and Creativity - Dedicated to transparent, data-driven decision-making integrated with creative and inspirational initiatives that celebrate and communicate our green goals.

Subscribe to our newsletter and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date and be alerted when there are volunteer opportunities!

Year Established: 
2021 (all day)
Address
Bloomington
In
47407

Care Circle

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington Hospital's Alzheimer's Resource Center
431 S. College Avenue
Bloomington
IN
47403
Contact

Carpenters Local Union #1664

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
1802 W 17th Street
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact
James
Crabb
Manager
812-336-4350

Catholic Charities Bloomington

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
631 N. College Ave.
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact
Marsha
McCarty
Agency Director
332-1262

Center for Human Growth

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Indiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Avenue
Bloomington
IN
47405
Contact
812-856-8302

Center for Sustainable Living

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.

 

 

Year Established: 
1992 (all day)
Incorporation Status: 
Exempt
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
P.O. Box 1665
Bloomington
IN
47402
Contact
Rhonda
Baird

Center for the Study of History and Memory

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.

Address
400 North Sunrise Drive
Weatherly Hall North, Room 122
Bloomington
IN
47405
Contact
Barbara
Truesdell
Dr.
812-855-2856

Center on Aging and Community

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
1905 North Range Rd
Bloomington
IN
47408
Contact
Philip B.
Stafford
Director
812-855-6508
Jane
Harlan-Simmons
Research Associate

Center on Community Living and Careers (CCLC)

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
2853 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington
IN
47408
Contact
Teresa
Grossi
Director
812-855-6508
Fax: 812-855-9630

Centerstone

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.

Address
645 South Rogers Street
Bloomington
IN
47403
Contact
812-339-1691

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