Amethyst House, Inc., is a Bloomington, IN 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.
We operate three transitional houses in Bloomington, IN:
-Men's halfway program serving 19 men. -Men's three-quarter program serving 5 men. -Women's halfway program serving 11 women and dependent children up to age... more
Area 10 Agency on Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation serving Monroe and Owen Counties. We are the tenth of sixteen Area Agencies on Aging in Indiana. Our mission is to lead by offering resources, solutions and connections that empower community members to live more fulfilled lives.
Whether you're trying to find help for yourself or a loved one, our information and referral specialists are here to serve you as a "one-stop shop" for access to programs, services, information... more
We are dedicated to helping those who, for whatever reason, fail to get or do not qualify for services and so remain homeless. Our current goal is viewable in our yahoo group (name above) questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Currently we are trying to provide heat and shelter for as many of the over 5,000 homeless in our area as we can for the winter.... more
807 N. College Ave. Bloomington, Indiana 47404 812-334-2828 fax: 812-344-1718
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana is an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Founded nationally in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest and largest youth mentoring organization in the United States. In 2002, the organization served more than 200,000 youth ages five through 18, in 5,000 communities across the country, through a network of 470 agencies.Mission: Our mission is to empower our community youth. We serve the emotional, social, and educational needs... more
1500 W 15th St Bloomington, Indiana 47404 812-339-3447 ext 218
Mission Statement CirclesË†â„¢ is an intentional way for people to build relationships across class and race lines to end poverty in their communities. CirclesË†â„¢ is a high impact strategy that will:
- Change the mind-set of the community so it wants to end poverty
- Change goals, policies, and approaches to end poverty and,
- Empower people in poverty to help solve community problems while transitioning out of poverty themselves.
1108 W. 8th Street Bloomington, Indiana 47404 812-336-7313 fax: 812-336-7317
Serving nearly 600 girls in Monroe County, we strive to meet the needs of the girls in our community through exciting, research-driven programming, sound mentoring, and our supportive, all-girl environment. We help girls and young women overcome the effects of gender inequities that continue to exist in our society. We exist to empower girls to become responsible, self-reliant, successful women.... more
Habitat for Humanity affiliates build houses in partnership with people in need, and then sell the houses to the homeowner partners. Homeowners are selected by affiliates based on their need for housing, ability to repay a no-profit mortgage and willingness to partner with Habitat. Mortgage payments contribute to a Fund for Humanity, which in turn provides the money to build more houses. Because of Habitat's no-profit loans and because the houses are principally built with volunteer labor,... more
118 S. Rogers Suite #2 Bloomington, Indiana 47404 1-866-598-1543
The Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project is an all volunteer effort that strives to encourage self-education among prisoners in the United States. By providing free reading materials upon request, we hope to aid in the rehabilitation process and stimulate critical thinking behind bars.
The Midwest Pages to Prisoners project is an organization made up of volunteers working in their spare time to provide free books to prisoners. Our volunteers are concerned citizens and activists interested... more
411 E. 7th Street Bloomington, Indiana 47408 (812) 332-7292 fax: 812) 332-2447
Since 1917, the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross has provided disaster relief, services to Armed Forces, emergency preparedness and lifesaving programs to Bloomington and the surrounding communities. ... more
827 W. 14th Court Indiana 47404 (812) 339-3429
MCUM has been providing high-quality, affordable childcare to working families in Monroe County since 1939. Fees are assessed on a sliding scale that considers family size and household income. The care center is licensed by the state and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
MCUM also operates an Emergency Services Program, which provides basic needs assistance to county residents experiencing a financial crisis. Services include food, clothing,... more
1010 S. Walnut Street, Ste. G Bloomington, Indiana 47401 812-355-6843
MHC is a Bloomington food pantry that provides wholesome, healthful food to over 895 people in need per week. Clients enjoy a simple sign-in process, free choice of food items, and one visit per week without a cut off. Pantry hours are Monday-Friday 4-6pm. Please do not arrive on site before 3:50pm.... more
New Hope Family Shelter's mission is to provide temporary shelter for homeless families in Bloomington and Monroe County and, in collaboration with other agencies, to help those families regain housing by addressing the problems that led to homelessness.
We expect some families to be ready to move on to independent housing quickly, within a few days, opening their place up to another family. Some families will need a longer stay, up to 90 days, to complete programs that prepare them for... more
7644 W. Elwren Rd PO Box 1033 (mailing) Bloomington, Indiana 47403 (812) 336-2798 fax: (866) 800-2965
People and Animal Learning Services, Inc. (PALS) is a non-profit organization that offers provides comprehensive individualized therapeutic equine programs designed by professionals to intentionally develop and restore functional skills, enhance well-being and improve quality of life. ... more
More than 60 million Americans volunteer. Are YOU one of them? Contact RSVP to find a volunteer opportunity that will positively change lives-- including your own!
RSVP provides meaningful volunteer opportunities for adults 55+ years of age. We can help you sort through hundreds of volunteer possibilities to find opportunities that uniquely match your interests, talents, and availability. There are no special skills or experience required. No matter who you are or where you are in... more
1500 W. 15th Street Indiana 47404 812-339-3447 fax: 812-334-8366
South Central Community Action Program, Inc. (SCCAP) is a not for profit organization designated by the Indiana Department of Human Services as the Community Action Agency for Monroe, Morgan, Owen, and Brown Counties. SCCAP exists to provide opportunities for low-income citizens to move toward personal and economic independence.... more
Our mission at Susie's Place is to provide a neutral, child friendly center for the investigation of alleged child abuse and neglect, while maintaining the comfort and safety of the child. At Susie's Place, we hope to effect positive change in the communities we serve and have a vision of strengthening communities' abilities to nurture and protect children. ... more
441 South College Ave. Bloomington, Indiana 47403 812-334-8370 fax: 812-334-8387
United Way of Monroe County is a nonprofit organization that improves people’s lives by engaging the caring power of our community. Through community partnerships, United Way works to ensure that Monroe County residents have access to sufficient food, housing, health care and emergency services. United Way also invests in programs that strengthen children and youth, support efforts for seniors to remain independent, and promote workforce preparation.... more