4 - Health - Community Organizations

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Hannah Center and Hannah House Maternity Home

Address808 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404


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

Address500 N Walnut St, Suite 204
Bloomington, IN 47404


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

Address333 E. Miller Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401



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
Year Established2004
Incorporation StatusUnincorporated
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Active Living Coalition

AddressBloomington, IN

The Active Living Coalition is comprised of individuals and organizations in Bloomington that represent all areas of fitness, wellness, nutrition and active living. Active Living Coalition members include representatives from health care, health and nutrition education, city and county parks and recreation departments, businesses with focus on fitness, wellness and active living and service organizations that promote healthy, active lifestyles throughout the Bloomington community.

What We Do:

Improve overall health and wellness by developing educational materials and coordinating health events

Develop walking guides for Bloomington's trails and streets

Coordinate community walks and health fairs

Write and submit grants

Compile wellness resources to post on our site

Host employee wellness policy workshops

The Active Living Coalition is open to all who have a passion for improving health and wellness of people who live, work and visit Monroe County. Participation ranges from keeping abreast of activities and events to participating in and leading collaborative projects.

We meet the first Thursday of each month from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room at the I.U. Health Bloomington Community Health Office located at 333 East Miller Drive, Bloomington, Indiana .

Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ActiveLivingCoalition

ContactJess Klein
kleinj [at] bloomington.in.gov
Year Established2018
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Aktion Club of LIFEDesigns (formerly Options)

Address200 E Winslow Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47401

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
Additional ContactVanesssa McClary
Year Established2008
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Address111 S. Grant Street
Bloomington, IN

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
Additional ContactNational Information
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Alcoholics Anonymous

Address219 E. 4th Street
Additional Address
Bloomington, IN 47402


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
Additional ContactMailing Address AA Area 23
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All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center

Address1014 South Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47401

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
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Alzheimer's Resource Center

AddressBloomington Hospital Community Health Education Building
431 South College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403-1514

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
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Amethyst House

Address645 N. Walnut
P.O. Box 11
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional Address322 W. Second
Bloomington, IN

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
Additional ContactWomen's Shelter:
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Autism Society of America

AddressBethesda, MD


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
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Big Red Roadrunner Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association

Address619 W. 1st St.
Bloomington, IN 47402


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

Address823 North Maple Street
Bloomington, IN 47404


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.

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Blooming Memories Through Music

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

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
Year Established2016
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Bloomington Health Foundation

Address405 N. Rogers
Bloomington, IN 47404

We are committed to helping the people of Bloomington and surrounding communities lead healthier lives. We invest in and partner with the people and organizations of our community to implement innovative, evidence-based solutions to our community’s most pressing health issues.

ContactLauren Dexter (Director of Marketing and Events)
ldexter [at] bloomhf.org
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Bloomington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Address120 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401


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

AddressBloomington Hospital's Alzheimer's Resource Center
431 S. College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403

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
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Catholic Charities Bloomington

Address631 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404

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
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Center for Human Growth

AddressIndiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405

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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Address645 South Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47403

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.

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Centerstone Intensive Outpatient Program

Address645 S. Rogers St.
Bloomington, IN 47403

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)
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Centerstone Recovery Engagment Center

Address221 North Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47401

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 Established2015
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Centerstone Research Institute

Address365 South Park Ridge Road, Suite 103
Bloomington, IN 47401


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
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc. (COTA)

Address2501 Cota Dr
Bloomington, IN 47403

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
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Community Eye Care Center

Address744 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

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
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