Health Services - Community Organizations

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211 Information and Referral

Websitehttp://www.211.org/
AddressIN
Description

Area 10 Agency on Aging administers 2-1-1 Infolink, in partnership with the United Way of Monroe County and Smithville Telephone. This local 2-1-1 call center maintains a comprehensive database of community resources serving Monroe and Owen counties. Dial 2-1-1 for information about community resources that offer assistance with: Food, Clothing, and Shelter, Affordable Housing Employment, Emergency Financial Assistance Childcare Health and mental health care, including substance abuse services Legal Issues

ContactLiz Jones (Manager)
ljones [at] area10agency.org
211
Additional Contact(812) 876-3383 ext.
Year Established2010
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American Red Cross, Southeast Chapter

Websitehttps://www.redcross.org/local/indiana/about-us/locations/southern-indiana.html
Address1600 West Third
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

Since 1917, the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross has provided disaster relief, services to Armed Forces, emergency preparedness and lifesaving programs to Bloomington and the surrounding communities. Today we serve residents in both Monroe and neighboring Owen County 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

This congressionally-mandated service not only applies to major national tragedies but also to single-family incidents, generally fire, flood or tornadoes. Typically Red Cross responds by purchasing food, new clothing and providing shelter for families to help meet immediate emergency needs.

Blood Services-You can help the Monroe County Red Cross save lives by becoming a blood donor.

To find out where you can donate, visit Give Blood or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE

 

 

ContactRod Cook (Executive Director)
redcross [at] monroe-redcross.org
812-331-1300
Additional ContactFax: 812-332-2447
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Area 10 Agency on Aging and Disability

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

Area 10 Agency on Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation serving elderly persons 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 senior citizens. 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 elderly 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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Be Loved Transportation

Websitehttps://belovedtransportation.net/
AddressBloomington, IN 47404
Description

The mission of Be Loved Transportation Inc. is to provide reliable and courteous non-emergency medical transportation to anyone who needs it. The vision is to ensure anyone needing medical transportation will have it. This will be carried out in an environment that not only transports but provides genuine relationship building. Our purpose is to provide transportation in order to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare. We provide transportation for individuals to and from appointments such as dialysis, chemotherapy, doctors appointments etc. regardless of financial restraints, family availability, or other barriers. We also link individuals and families with resources in the community to provide supportive services for those who come into contact with Be Loved Transportation.

ContactDwayne Cole
belovedtransportation [at] gmail.com
812-287-2610
Year Established2009
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Bloomington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Websitehttp://www.bloomingtonnursingandrehab.com/
Address120 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

Bloomington Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, located in Bloomington, Indiana provides the following services: Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Short Term Care: Rehabilitation. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid.

ContactTessa Tipton (Administrator)
(812) 336-1055
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Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc. (COTA)

Websitehttp://cota.org/
Address2501 Cota Dr
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Children's Organ Transplant Association is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Indiana that helps raise funds for and promote awareness of children and young adults in need of life-saving organ, bone marrow, cord blood, or stem cell transplants.

ContactRichard Lofgren (Executive Director)
cota [at] cota.org
800-336-2682
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Community Eye Care Center

Websitehttps://optometry.iu.edu/patient-care/index.html
Address744 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

You may call or e-mail us for an eye examination appointment--or use our online appointment form. Appointments are not necessary to visit our eyewear center, but please be sure to check in at the main desk when you arrive.

ContactDr. Patricia Henderson (Director)
cecc [at] indiana.edu
855-8436
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Futures Family Planning Clinic

Websitehttps://www.co.monroe.in.us/department/division.php
Address119 W. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Futures Family Health Clinic Provides needed family planning health services for adolescents, men and women. Affordable services are available on sliding fee schedule based on income. Hispanic medical translator available by appointment only.

Contact812-349-7343
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Garden Villa Alzheimer's Care Center

Websitehttps://www.gardenvillahealth.com/alzheimers-care
AddressGarden Villa Health
1100 S. Curry Pike
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

The Adult Day Program provides a safe and secure environment while a caregiver is away. Clients have access to many of the same programs and services provided to our residents. Our Alzheimer's Care Center offers nursing services, nutritional meals, stimulating activities, a beauty salon and barbershop, church groups, and even access to laundry services.

 

For longer-term care, Garden Villa's Advanced Alzheimer's unit provides a quiet, serene environment where residents can receive special care and support. Residents can participate in specialized recreational programs, and our staff can closely assist residents with their day-to-day activities.

 

Formerly a service of the Hospitality House.

Contact812-339-1657
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Garden Villa Health

Websitehttps://www.gardenvillahealth.com/
Address1100 S. Curry Pike
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

With professional care centers in Bedford and Bloomington, our short and long-term accommodations include personalized nursing services, specialty Alzheimer's care, and various forms of recreational and physical therapy. We also offer a sophisticated aquatic therapy program, featuring the state-of-the-art HydroWorx 2000 therapy pool.

 

Contact812-339-1657
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Hannah Center and Hannah House Maternity Home

Websitehttp://www.hannahcenter.org
Address808 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Hannah Center, formerly Crisis Pregnancy Center & Hannah House Maternity Home, is a nonprofit ministry serving women, their partners, and families, who come seeking help in making decisions about their pregnancies and related concerns. Your future is important to us, and we consider it an honor and privilege to be a part of your life, assisting you during such a crucial time.

We help meet spiritual, emotional and physical needs of people affected by crisis pregnancies and early parenting challenges.

ContactSteph Jimenez
stephanie [at] hannahcenter.org
(812) 334-0104
Additional Contactinfo [at] hannahcenter.org
800-712-4357 24 Hour
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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IU Health - Healthy Indiana Plan - (HIP)

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/patient-family-support/individual-solutions
AddressP. O. Box 1149
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

 

UNINSURED? NEED HEALTH INSURANCE? You may qualify for a low cost or no cost state sponsored health insurance program called the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). HIP provides coverage for hospital care, physician care, prescriptions and MUCH more! To lean more about HIP, visit the website above or call the phone number listed.

ContactAngela Foster (Coordinator)
afoster [at] bloomingtonhospital.org
353-2020
Additional ContactLesley Snyder (Coordinator)
lsnyder [at] bloomingtonhospital.org
353-2020
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IU Health - Home Health Services

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/find-medical-services/home-care
Address333 E. Miller Drive
Bloomington, IN
Description

 

Ellen Surburg, Director of Home Health Services 333 E. Miller Dr. Bloomington, IN 47401 812 353-9818 or, 1-800-206-5200 Home Health Aide: 339-0043 Health Services Bureau: 332-2901 Women and Infant Children: 334-0650

Contact812 353-9818
Additional Contact800-206-5200
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IU Health Bloomington Hospital

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/find-locations/iu-health-bloomington-hospital
Address601 West Second Street
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

 

Bloomington Hospital exists to provide comprehensive, high quality, cost-effective and caring services to the people of south central Indiana.

Contactwebmaster [at] bloomingtonhospital.org
812.353.5252
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IU Health Community Health Education Department

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/in-the-community/south-central-region
Address333 E. Miller Drive

Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional Address
Bloomington, IN
Description

 

Bloomington Hospital provides outreach to surrounding communities, serves as a regional hub of physician expertise, supports training tomorrow's health care professionals and takes on issues such as obesity, lack of insurance, and tobacco dependence through targeted services and programs: Tobacco cessation program, obesity prevention, child safety (including bike helmets), teen pregnancy prevention, nutrition counseling, senior health services, Hoosier Healthwise, Alzheimer's Resource Service, prevention education & testing.

Contact812-353-9300
Additional Contact812-353-2901
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La Leche League

Websitehttp://lllofindiana.org/find-a-group/bloomington/
Address303 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN
Description

 

 

The mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.

Evening Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (no evening meeting in January and July) at 7:00 p.m., at Bloomington Area Birth Services, 2458 South Walnut Street (NW corner of Walnut & Country Club/Winslow).

Morning meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the First United Church, Room #1, 2420 East Third Street (SW corner of E. 3rd St. & S. Woodcrest Ave.)

 

ContactJoan
812-334-2698
Additional ContactKelly
812-822-2220
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LifeServices EAP

Websitehttp://www.lifeserviceseap.com
Address320 W. 8th Street #108
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

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

ContactPhil Hess
812-336-7814
Additional ContactPeggy Goulet
812-336-7814
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Local Council of Women, Inc. (LCW)

Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/468778749806820
AddressPO Box 6171
Bloomington, IN 47407
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.

ContactVictoria McClary
lcwbloomington [at] gmail.com
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Monroe County Public Health Clinic (MCPHC)

Websitehttps://www.co.monroe.in.us/department/division.php
Address333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

The MCPHC provides the infrastructure for the clinical division of the Monroe County Health Department. This infrastructure provides systems for identifying health risks in the community, prevention and controlling communicable disease outbreaks, educating the public and health professionals about health risks and prevention practices, and ensuring access to needed health services.

Contact812-353-3244
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Monroe County WIC Program

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/in-the-community/south-central-region/women-infants-and-children
Address333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

ContactKathryn Knecht, R.D. (Program Director)
(812) 353-3221
Additional ContactSandy Arnold (Breastfeeding Coordinator)
(812) 353-3222
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Monroe Hospital

Websitehttps://www.monroehospital.com
Address4011 S. Monroe Medical Park Blvd
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

Monroe Hospital is committed to providing Bloomington and surrounding communities a choice for superior healthcare, ever mindful of each patient's individuality and unique needs.  On the leading edge of technology, the facility provides our highly-skilled physicians, and their patients, with a host of amenities all aimed at providing optimum outcomes.

ContactJeanette Ulrich (Administrative Assistant)
julrich [at] monroehospital.com
(812) 825-1111
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Parish Nurse Program (Bloomington Hospital)

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/in-the-community/south-central-region/health-ministry-network
Address601 W. 2nd St.

Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

 

Parish Nurse Program is coordinated through Bloomington Hospital. The program endeavors to work with church congregations and other area agencies to promote a healthier community. Primary roles are that of educator and personal health counselor. Also check out www.parishnurses.org. 

Contactjvanderzee [at] bloomingtonhosipital.org
812-353-5252
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Parkinson's Awareness Association of Central Indiana, Bloomington Chapter

Websitehttp://www.paaci.org
Address P.O.Box 19575
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Additional Address
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Description

The mission of the PAACI is to be a major source of information and education about Parkinson's Disease and a strong advocate for improvement of services, quality of care, and research support for Parkinsonians in Indiana.

We meet on the first and third Mondays of each month. First Monday is for people with PD and their care partners: 2pm at UU church.
Third Monday: Care Partners support group. 2pm 1141 E. Carnaby, Bloomington

Contactskauffman [at] paaci.org
812-318-06
Additional Contact
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Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky

Websitehttps://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-metropolitan-new-jersey/patients/planned-parenthood-indiana-kentucky
Address200 S. Meridian St #400

Indianapolis, IN 46225
Description

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is uniquely suited to carry out its mission: to protect, provide and promote reproductive health. Focused on helping women and men make lifelong responsible and informed choices, Planned Parenthood's services overwhelmingly focus on prevention.

The medical staff provide safe, confidential health care--including Pap tests for cervical cancers, breast exams, and screenings and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Contact812-336-0219
Additional Contact800-230-PLAN
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State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Websitehttps://iuhealth.org/in-the-community/south-central-region/senior-health-wellness
Address601 W. 2nd St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

SHIP counselors offer free and objective assistance. They are not affiliated with any insurance agent or company. Call for more information.

 

Contact812-353-9300
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Visually Impaired Preschool Services

Websitehttps://vips.org
Address1906 Goldsmith Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Description

 

The Mission of Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Inc. (VIPS) is to offer appropriate services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who are visually impaired or blind and to their families; to maximize each child's developmental potential through direct services, advocacy, and community education.

ContactRebecca Davis (Development Director)
1-888-636-8477
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Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County

Websitehttp://www.vimmonroecounty.org/
Address811 W. Second Street
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

 

In cooperation with others in the community, Volunteers in Medicine plans to provide the following services without cost to the medically underserved in Monroe and Owen Counties: easily accessible, quality primary and preventive health care; treatment for both acute and chronic conditions; and health education that empowers individuals to take responsibility for their own well being.

 

Replaced the CHAP (Community Health Access Program)Clinic in April 2007.

ContactNancy Richman (Executive Director)
info [at] vimmonroecounty.org
Clinic: 812-333-4001
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects