4 - Health - Community Organizations

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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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ACA Volunteers of Monroe County/ Cover Monroe Project

Websitehttp://www.acavmc.org/
Address500 N Walnut St, Suite 204
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Supports the Monroe County, Indiana community by expanding knowledge and awareness of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to maximize the number of residents with health insurance coverage.  Maintains a network of knowledgeable and vetted volunteers that support education of residents on the health insurance Marketplace. Maintains close alignment with local governmental and other local non-profit organizations’ activities in support of ACA communications and implementation.

Note: ACA is now part of South Central Community Action Program

ContactDavid Meyer (President)
info [at] acavmc.org
(812) 339-3447
Year Established2014
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Active Living Coalition

Websitehttp://www.activelivingcoalition.org
Address333 E. Miller Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

 

The Active Living Coalition (ALC) is a network of individuals and organizations whose mission is to work together to promote a healthy lifestyle to those who live, work, and visit Monroe County through events, programs, and policies.

We connect organizations and community members who are interested in creating a culture of health and wellness and offer opportunities for people who live, work, and visit Monroe County to thrive physically, emotionally, and socially.

Vision: To inspire community members to engage in their physical, emotional, social, and environmental health and wellness.

Meeting information (open to all interested individuals and organizations):

First Thursday of each month, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Contactactivelivingcoalition [at] gmail.com
812-353-5429
Year Established2004
Incorporation StatusUnincorporated
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Aktion Club of LIFEDesigns (formerly Options)

Websitehttp://www.aktionclub.org/Home.aspx
Address200 E Winslow Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Aktion Club is a service leadership program of Kiwanis International for adults living with disabilities
We meet on the second Friday of every month at the Bloomington office of LIFEDesigns Inc.

ContactAaron Smith
aaron.smith0307 [at] sbcglobal.net
812-322-0506
Additional ContactVanesssa McClary
812-327-8575
Year Established2008
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AL-ANON and ALATEEN

Websitehttp://indiana-al-anon.org/
Address111 S. Grant Street
Bloomington, IN
Description

AL-ANON is a fellowship of men, women and children whose lives have been affected by the drinking of a family member or friend.

ContactDistrict 12 Coordinator
District12 [at] indiana-al-anon.org
812-323-3771
Additional ContactNational Information
1-888-425-2666
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Alcoholics Anonymous

Websitehttp://dist10.area23aa.org/index.html?page_id=589
Address219 E. 4th Street
Additional Address
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Contactbloomington.in.aa [at] hotmail.com
812-360-0040
Additional ContactMailing Address AA Area 23
334-8191
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All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center

Websitehttp://alloptionsprc.org
Address1014 South Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

At All-Options we provide Hoosiers with open-hearted support across all of their pregnancy and parenting turning points by providing free pregnancy tests and peer counseling, materials support like diapers and baby clothes and referrals to all kinds of community services. We know that every individual’s and family’s reality is different, and we trust and support people through every pregnancy and parenting turning point. Whether you need support for unplanned pregnancy, miscarriage, infertility, abortion, adoption, or parenting, All-Options is here for you. All-Options is secular, client-centered, and all services are free of charge.

All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center is a program of Backline, a national nonprofit organization that has been creating space for people to find unconditional and judgment-free support since 2004.

ContactShelly Dodson
shelly [at] alloptionsprc.org
812-558-0089
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Alzheimer's Resource Center

Websitehttp://iuhealth.org/bloomington/about/community-health/alzheimers-resource-service/
AddressBloomington Hospital Community Health Education Building
431 South College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403-1514
Description

Bloomington Hospital's Alzheimer's Resource Service serves families and professional caregivers who live or work with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Care for the caregiver is a primary mission of the center, and education, support, and resources are offered at no charge. Funded by the Bloomington Hospital Foundation. See also the Care Circle, a support group sponsored by the Alzheimer's Resource Center. 812-353-9299 - By appointment only.

Contactdthompson6 [at] iuhealth.org
353-9299
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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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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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Big Red Roadrunner Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association

Websitehttp://www.indianaena.org
Address619 W. 1st St.
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

Local chapter of National Organization of Emergency Nurses. Purpose: to promote education on emergency medicine and emergency nursing. Four meetings a year, call for dates and location.

ContactLesley R Lopossa (President)
lesleyrn77 [at] gmail.com
Additional ContactBrandy Rae Summers (President Elect)
brandyrae17 [at] hotmail.com
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Blair House

Websitehttps://centerstone.org/locations/indiana/facilities/centerstone-blair-house
Address823 North Maple Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

The mission of the Center for Behavioral Health (CBH) is to improve our customers' quality of life by providing demonstrably effective, efficient, and responsive behavioral healthcare.

 

Specialized programs, for both children and adults, are available to treat a variety of disorders including depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol addiction, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, and severe and persistent mental illness, to name a few.

Contact812-337-2420
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Blooming Memories Through Music

AddressP.O. Box 8202
Bloomington, IN 47407-8202
Description

BMTM has announced the upcoming launch of the pilot program in September 2017 for our complementary residential music sessions for families living with Alzheimer's. We model our initiative after the documentary Alive Inside and our residential teams are made up of one Adult Liaison (mentor) and two BHSN honors music students who create custom playlists for each elder. Our goals is to reduce the stress of the families/caregivers and to increase the joy in the quality of life of the elders. We hope to educate the community on the empathy factor needed to support caregivers. We also attempt to reduce the isolation factors that arise while loved ones are being allowed to age in place in familiar space with family support

 

Blooming Memories Thru Music gather monthly in the early afternoon, Check our Facebook for times and location. Blooming Memories Thru Music@BMTM Bloomington

ContactBarbara Edmonds
bloomingmemoriesinfo [at] gmail.com
812-333-8879
Year Established2016
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Bloomington Area Birth Services, Inc. (BABS)

Websitehttp://www.bloomingtonbirth.org
Address2458 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

We provide educational and support services for pregnant women, new mothers and their families. We have childbirth education classes, pre- and post-natal yoga, support groups, playgroups, and a lending library. We offer education and support through our Lactation Center, and provide resources and services for low-income families through our BloomingFamilies program. We also have a small Boutique specializing in breastfeeding supplies. Some services are free; some have a charge.

ContactMary Jean Holwager (Office Manager)
info [at] bloomingtonbirth.org
812-337-8121
Year Established1994
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Bloomington Epilepsy Support Team (BEST)

Address828 S. Fess Ave
Bloomington, IN 47401`
Description

This is a group to help with seizure disorders and to help their families learn more about epilepsy. It also designed to help teachers, health care workers and others who may interact with seizure disorders. Formerly Epilepsy support Group of Monroe County.

Contactsfrommer [at] juno.com
812-336-5152
Additional ContactEpilepsy Foundation of America
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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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Care Circle

Websitehttp://iuhealth.org/bloomington/about/community-health/alzheimers-resource-service/
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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Catholic Charities Bloomington

Websitehttp://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

Websitehttp://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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Centerstone

Websitehttps://centerstone.org/our-expertise/services-directory?topic=&state=11&age=
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 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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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

Websitehttp://www.optometry.iu.edu/clinics/index.shtml
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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Enis Furley Foundation

Websitehttp://www.e5foundation.org/
AddressPO Box 100
Smithville, IN 47458
Description

Scott Rolen’s Enis Furley Foundation is a non-profit organization created by Scott Rolen of the Cincinnati Reds. Our foundation is named after Scott’s eldest dog, Enis. In 1999 Scott had a vision to brighten the lives of children and their families who are dealing with an illness, hardship or other special needs. The Enis Furley Foundation works to achieve this goal by entertaining distressed families at Camp Emma Lou, our outdoor recreational retreat near Bloomington, IN. The Enis Furley Foundation also provides families unique and exciting, “once in a lifetime” sports experiences through our community outreach program, the Hot Corner Kids. Ultimately, our goals are quite simple and focused … we want to make children smile!

Contactinformation [at] EnisFurley.com
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