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


 

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Aktion Club of LIFEDesigns (formerly Options)

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.

Year Established: 
2008 (all day)
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47401

Alzheimer's Resource Center

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington Hospital Community Health Education Building
431 South College Avenue
Bloomington
IN
47403-1514
Contact

Autism Society of America

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bethesda
MD
Contact
Jody Goddard
812-876-3311

Beat Tobacco

Description: 

Beat Tobacco is a smoking cessation program led and sponsored by IU Health Bloomington Hospital, designed to educate and support you in your decision to be tobacco free. The classes are taught by Monroe County Tobacco Coalition educators from IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Monroe County Health Department and Volunteers in Medicine who have received training on how to help people quit tobacco. They understand the struggles and side effects of tobacco cessation and have an extended knowledge base to give you options on how to successfully quit. These classes are free and no reservation is required.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47401

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

Centerstone Recovery Engagement Center

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.

Year Established: 
2015 (all day)
Address
Bloomington
IN
47401

Centerstone Research Institute

Description: 

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

Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
365 South Park Ridge Road, Suite 103
Bloomington
IN
47401
Contact
Dr. Dennis
Morrison
Chief Executive Officer
812-337-2302

Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc. (COTA)

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.

Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
2501 Cota Dr
Bloomington
IN
47403
Contact
Richard
Lofgren
Executive Director
800-336-2682

Futures Family Planning Clinic

Description: 

The Futures Family Planning Clinic provides family planning health services for adolescents and adults. Affordable services and supplies are available on sliding fee schedule based on income. Insurance and Medicaid are accepted, and appointments are preferred. Walk-ins are accepted ONLY if an appointment time is available. A Spanish-speaking medical interpreter is available by appointment only.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47403

Hannah Center and Hannah House Maternity Home

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.

Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Address
Bloomington
IN
47404

Indiana University - 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
Bloomington
IN
47405

IU Health - Healthy Indiana Plan - (HIP)

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
P. O. Box 1149
Bloomington
IN
47402
Contact
Angela
Foster
Coordinator
353-2020
Lesley
Snyder
Coordinator
353-2020

IU Health - Home Health Services

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: (812) 339-0043 Health Services Bureau: (812) 332-2901 Women and Infant Children: (812) 334-0650

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
333 E. Miller Drive
Bloomington
IN
Contact
(812) 353-9818
(800) 206-5200

IU Health Bloomington's Community Health

Description: 

IU Health Bloomington Hospital Community Health offers a wide variety of programs and services to the community.

From our work with the local school systems, to programs that help those living with HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease, our goal is to help our community live healthier.

Address
Bloomington
IN
47401

La Leche League

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.

Address
Bloomington
IN

Majestic Care (formerly Garden Villa Health)

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.

 

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47403

Mobility Aids Lending Library (MALL)

Description: 

The Mobility Aids Lending Library (MALL) is an initiative started by a local group of women with physical disabilities (aka "the Wheelie Women") to serve the greater Bloomington community.  The MALL program matches "gently used" mobility devices free of charge to those who cannot afford them or only need them for a short period of time.  Items may include: canes, crutches, walkers, rollators, and wheelchairs (both manual and powered).


 


Monroe County Public Library is providing free used canes, crutches, walkers and rollators to the public for checkout during regular library hours. Other mobility aids, such as wheelchairs and powered devices, may be available from other MALL partners. Learn more about this Library service.


 


Year Established: 
2022 (all day)
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Contact

Monroe Hospital

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.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47403

Monroe-Owen County Medical Society

Description: 

The Monroe Owen County Medical Society is the professional organization of physicians in the two county area. The Medical Society is a member organization of the Indiana State Medical Association. The MOCMS is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to our community. For more information, visit our website at: www.mocms.org

Year Established: 
1940 (all day)
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
P.O. Box 5092
Bloomington
IN
47407
Contact
812-332-4033

NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness - Greater Bloomington Area

Description: 

The purpose of NAMI Greater Bloomington Area is: To provide emotional support, education, and advocacy for persons with mental illness, their families, and friends- To promote better quality of care, rights, and interests of citizens with mental illness, particularly of those who cannot speak for themselves- To advocate policies at the local, state, and national levels to accomplish these objectives.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47407

Narcotics Anonymous

Description: 

To support recovering addicts; requires complete abstinence for all. For local information call 812-331-9767 or call national Narcotics Anonymous Help line for meeting information (818) 773-9999.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
205 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington
IN
47402
Contact
812-331-9767
(818) 773-9999

Parkinson's Awareness Association of Central Indiana, Bloomington Chapter

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

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
P.O.Box 19575
Indianapolis
IN
46219
Additional Address
Contact
812-318-06

People’s Cooperative Market

Description: 

People’s Cooperative Market strives to work towards intersectional anti-racism, create space for food justice work, create meaningful collaborations, build equity, cultivate liberation, and ensure access to local food, art, and education. Join us every Saturday at 1st United church for the Farmer’s market. Preorder online by Wednesday for Saturday delivery or pick up! Sponsor a box of local produce, bread, eggs, dairy or meet for hungry Hoosiers in our local community while you shop for your weekly CSA.

Please see the People's Cooperative Market website for more information!

Year Established: 
2020 (all day)
Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky

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.

Address
Bloomington
IN
47403
Contact
800-230-PLAN

Schizophrenic Anonymous

Description: 

Free and confidential support group for people with Schizophrenia. Meets second and fourth Thursday at 7:00 pm at the Fairview United Methodist Church.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Fairview United Methodist Church, Wesley Room
600 West 6th St
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact
Valerie
Markley
Contact Person
812-323-9720

Tandem Community Birth Center

Description: 

Tandem is a community birth center starting in Bloomington, IN. We intend to be a resource and support to perinatal people in Monroe County as well as the surrounding counties. We are a non-profit dedicated to offering medical care from puberty to menopause and supporting the perinatal community.

Year Established: 
2022 (all day)
Address
Bloomington
IN
47401
Contact
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