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Serve Indiana


The Serve Indiana Commission consists of up to twenty-five (25) Commissioners who are appointed by the Governor to advocate, review, and adjust the state's position on issues related to the community service and the volunteer sectors.  It is comprised of community leaders with expertise in areas such as education, public safety, human services, volunteer activities, business/labor and government.  They work closely with Serve Indiana to advance service and volunteerism and to appropriately distribute funding to support Serve Indiana's programs.

ContactDebbie Pidgeon (Executive Director)
info [at] ServeIndiana.gov
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State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Address601 W. 2nd St.
Bloomington, IN 47403


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


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Tandem Community Birth Center

Address2613 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47401


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.

Contactadmin [at] tandembloomington.org
Year Established2022
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TOPS #IN 0131

AddressSt. Paul's United Methodist Church
4201 W. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47404

A support group to help people lose weight sensibly. Call for information. TOPS stand for Take Off Pounds Sensibly.

Meeting day: Wed Meeting time: 6:30/7:00 PM Meeting Location: St. Paul's Methodist Church

ContactHester Morris (Coordinator)
Additional ContactRobert Day (Area Captain)
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TOPS IN #1390

Address4201 W. 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47404

TOPS Club, Inc. is a nonprofit, noncommercial, weight-loss support organization based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, with chapters located worldwide.

ContactRobert Day (Area Captain)
days1944 [at] sbcglobal.net
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Visually Impaired Preschool Services

Address1906 Goldsmith Ln
Louisville, KY 40218


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)
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Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County

Address811 W. Second Street
Bloomington, IN 47403



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
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