Emergency Services - Community Organizations

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Bloomington Meals on Wheels

Bloomingon, IN 47402

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Founded in 1973, our program provides nuntritious meals to homebound people who are unable to cook for themselves. We ensure that our clients receive two good meals a day delivered by a friendly visitor. Any person who lives in our Bloomington service area is eligible for Meals on Wheels. We have no age or economic restrictions.

ContactCarrie McHaley
blm-mow [at] iuhealth.org
Year Established1973
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Friend's Place Shelter (Formerly Martha's House)

Address919 S. Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional AddressBloomington, IN

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Emergency Shelter that can house forty people – 28 men and 12 women. Clients can sleep, eat two meals a day, wash their clothes and take care of personal hygiene needs.

Clients can meet with case managers who can connect them to permanent housing, job skills training resources, employment opportunities and help them register for the Healthy Indiana Plan, Indiana’s Medicaid expansion.

And as a program of Shalom, Friend’s Place clients have access to the nonprofit’s services, and staff are supported by the nonprofit’s administration.

ContactJoe Linsky
Incorporation StatusExempt
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Indian Creek Fire Fighters, Inc.

Address8019 S. Rockport Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47403

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Indian Creek Fire Fighters, Inc. was organized in 1972 and incorporated in 1973.

Contacticfire [at] bluemarble.net
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Indiana Search and Rescue Association (INSARA)

AddressP.O. Box 334
Bloomington, IN 47402
Additional AddressBloomington, IN

The Indiana Search and Rescue Association (INSARA) incorporated as a non-profit membership organization in 1994. INSARA is comprised of dedicated paid and non-paid professional search and rescue (SAR) response organizations, agencies, and individuals. The Association is interested in all aspects of SAR and the humanitarian cause of saving lives, serving Indiana so that others may live. The primary missions of the Indiana Search and Rescue Association (INSARA) are: To increase professionalism among its members through the development, promotion, and implementation of nationally recognized search and rescue training and operations standards and the certification of search and rescue responders. To increase and improve the response and preparedness capabilities of its members by providing a comprehensive search and rescue training and education program. To promote the development and implementation of a total, integrated search and rescue response system within the State of Indiana, to include a comprehensive statewide search and rescue plan.

Contactinsara [at] insara.org
Additional ContactMailing Address
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Interfaith Winter Shelter

AddressBloomington, IN

The IWS operates as a "low barrier" shelter during the winter months. It was designed to offer a safe and warm place to sleep for men and women who - for whatever reason - have no other alternative but the streets. The primary criteria for admission into the shelter is respectful behavior, regardless of whether or not a guest is under the influence of alcohol or illegal substance. Experience has taught us incidents of inappropriate behavior are rare. Guests simply appreciate a warm place to sleep. Participating sites and volunteers agree to follow a set of guidelines that allow for the safety and well being of guests and volunteers alike, including no drugs, alcohol, or weapons on the premise.

Contactinfo [at] interfaithwintershelter.org
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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IU Health Bloomington Hospital

Address2651 E Discovery Pkwy
Bloomington, IN 47408

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

Contactwebmaster [at] bloomingtonhospital.org
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Salvation Army

Address111 N. Rogers St.
PO Box 2117
Bloomington, IN 47403
Additional AddressP.O. Box 2117
Bloomington, IN 47402

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Social Services: Monica Clemons- Director 812-336-4310 ext. 100

Thrift Store: 812-334-1366

Volunteering: Lt. Shannon Forney 812-336-4310 ext. 103

Pastor/Executive Director: Lt. Sharyn Tennyson 812-336-4310 ext. 101

The mission of The Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

ContactSharyn Tennyson (Lieutenant)
Sharyn_Tennyson [at] usc.salvationarmy.org
Additional Contactn
Year Established1907
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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