Serving Monroe, Owen, and Greene Counties

Member Agencies

Each of United Way’s member agencies has been carefully reviewed and meets nonprofit standards of efficiency, effectiveness, governance, and transparency. Each member agency undergoes a rigorous certification process and is granted funding through a volunteer-led allocations process.

Member agencies help our community ensure families have opportunities and everyone can meet basic living needs. When you contribute to the United Way of Monroe County Community Action Fund, you give these agencies the ability to make lasting, sustained improvements in people’s lives.

United Way fosters collaboration among our network of member agencies with meetings that focus on education, information sharing, training, advocacy, and strengthening partnerships.


AMERICAN RED CROSS, SOUTHERN INDIANA CHAPTER
1600 W. 3rd St., Bloomington, IN 47403
(812) 332-7292, Monroe.General (at) redcross.org
http://www.redcross.org/local/indiana/about/regional-chapters/southern-indiana
Donna M Colón, Executive Director

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
 


AMETHYST HOUSE
645 N. Walnut St./P.O. Box 11, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 336-3570, amethyst (at) bloomington.in.us
www.amethysthouse.org
Mark DeLong, Executive Director

Provides transitional residential services to men and women with dependent children, outpatient counseling, and case management for persons who are in recovery from alcohol and drug abuse.
 


AREA 10 AGENCY ON AGING
630 W. Edgewood Dr., Ellettsville, IN 47429
(812) 876-3383, area10 (at) area10agency.org
www.area10agency.org
Chris Myers, Executive Director

Provides in-home services enabling elderly to continue living at home (shopping, banking, prescriptions, escorted transportation, etc.); the Endwright Center; supports senior citizen clubs offering companionship, outings, hobbies, and educational programs.  

 

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
501 N. Walnut St./P.O. Box 2534, Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 334-2828, dwitmer (at) bigsindiana.org
www.bigsindiana.org

Danell Witmer, Executive Director

Serves the social, emotional, and educational needs of children by facilitating professionally supported relationships with adult volunteers in a variety of programs.

 

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA-HOOSIER TRAILS COUNCIL
5625 E. State Road 46, Bloomington, IN 47401
(812)336-6809
gsteenberger (at) bsamail.org
www.hoosiertrailsbsa.org
Glen Steenberger, Scout Executive/CEO

Provides youth programs developing character and values-based leadership training, providing a head start to leading a successful life.

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF BLOOMINGTON
803 N. Monroe St./P.O. Box 1716, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 332-5311, info (at) bgcbloomington.org
www.bgcbloomington.org
Jeff Baldwin, Executive Director

Guidance organization fosters physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth for boys and girls 6-18; after-school transportation, tutoring, snacks. At-risk services.

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, BLOOMINGTON
803 N Monroe St., Bloomington, IN 47404

(812) 332-1262, occase (at) ccbin.org

www.ccbin.org 
O'Connell Case, Clinical Director

Enhances human dignity and functioning of all persons through education, social service delivery, and advocacy. Services include parenting groups, individual, couples and family counseling, as well as Theraplay, play therapy, and EMDR.

 

COMMUNITY KITCHEN OF MONROE COUNTY
1515 S. Rogers St./PO Box 3286, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 332-0999, director (at) monroecommunitykitchen.org
www.monroecommunitykitchen.com
Vicki Pierce, Executive Director

Offers, without question, free meals from two locations, meals to at-risk youth participating in non-profit youth programs, summer breakfast delivery, and backpacks of weekend food supplies for low-income children.

 

GIRLS INCORPORATED OF MONROE COUNTY
1108 W. 8th St., Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 336-7313, info (at) girlsinc-monroe.org
www.girlsinc-monroe.org
Gillian Thiebe, Interim Executive Director

Provides after-school/summer/holiday programming for girls ages 6-18. Transportation, organized sports, teen room, technology, self-defense, etc. Inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.



HEALTHNET BLOOMINGTON HEALTH CENTER (formerly Volunteers in Medicine)
811 W. 2nd St., Bloomington, IN 47403
812-333-4001,  info@indyhealthnet.org
www.indyhealthnet.org/Bloomington-Health-Center
Shelley Sallee, Health Center Manager

Provides primary care, dental, and mental health services, treatment for acute and chronic conditions, preventive health education, insurance enrollment and support services for children, teens, adults and seniors from any geographic area. Accepts most insurances. HealthNet provides compassionate high-quality healthcare to all people regardless of ability to pay

 

HOOSIER HILLS FOOD BANK
2333 W. Industrial Park Dr., Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 334-8374, hhfb (at) hhfoodbank.org
www.hhfoodbank.org
Julio Alonso, Executive Director
Collects, stores, and distributes food to nearly 100 charities in six counties. Over 7,500 people receive food bank resources through shelters, emergency pantries, and soup kitchens every week.

 


INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES
214 S. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 339-7668, tom.frohman (at) ilsi.net
http://www.indianalegalservices.org/provider/568
Tom Frohman, Managing Attorney

Provides urgently needed civil legal assistance and legal education to low income households and to seniors.  
 


LIFEDESIGNS
200 E. Winslow Rd., Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 332-9615, info (at) lifedesignsinc.org
www.lifedesignsinc.org

Russell J. Bonanno, CEO

Provides quality, customized services enabling people with disabilities in South Central Indiana to live, work, and participate in their community through education, housing, and ongoing supports.
 


MCCSC SCHOOL ASSISTANCE FUND
315 North Dr., Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 330-7700, rrose (at) mccsc.edu
www.mccsc.edu/domain/65
Becky Rose, Social Services Director

Provides clothing, dental, eye, and emergency medical care for students who need assistance to function in school. MCCSC serves any student in need.
 


MIDDLE WAY HOUSE
318 S. Washington St./P.O. Box 95, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 333-7404, communications (at) middlewayhouse.org
www.middlewayhouse.org
Debra Morrow, Executive Director

24-hour crisis intervention and support services for victims of domestic and dating violence, rape, and sexual assault; emergency shelter for women and children; and prevention education for youth.
 


MONROE COUNTY UNITED MINISTRIES (MCUM)
827 W. 14 Ct., Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 339-3429, mcum (at) mcum.org
www.mcum.org
Katie Broadfoot, Interim Executive Director

Offers high-quality, full-time childcare for children ages 2½-6 and basic needs assistance (food, clothing, hygiene products, financial assistance, etc.) to Monroe County residents in financial crisis.

 

MOTHER HUBBARD'S CUPBOARD
1100 W. Allen, Bloomington, IN 47403
(812) 355-6843, amanda (at) mhcfoodpantry.org
www.mhcfoodpantry.org
Amanda Nickey, President and CEO

Increases access to healthy, wholesome food to people in need through a client choice pantry, community gardens, and nutrition education.

 

NEW HOPE FOR FAMILIES 
PO Box 154, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 334-9840, newhope (at) nhfsinc.org
www.newhope4families.org
Emily Pike, Executive Director

Provides temporary shelter for homeless families in Bloomington and Monroe County and, in collaboration with other agencies, helps those families regain housing by addressing the problems that led to homelessness.

 

PEOPLE AND ANIMAL LEARNING SERVICES (PALS)
P.O. Box 1033, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 336-2798, info (at) palstherapy.org
www.palstherapy.org

 

Provides equine assisted activities to children and adults with physical, learning, cognitive, and/or emotional disabilities as well as to at-risk youth.

 

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF INDIANA AND KENTUCKY
421 S. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47403
(812) 336-0219, karen.friss (at) ppink.org
www.ppink.org
Christie Gillespie, CEO

Provides high quality reproductive health care; and promotes sexual responsibility through understanding and education. United Way supports only education services, pap and other lab tests for women and men.
 

RBB SCHOOL ASSISTANCE FUND
7973 W. Main St., Stinesville, IN 47464
(812) 876-2474, jsanders (at) rbbschools.net
www.rbbcsc.k12.in.us

Dr. Jerry Sanders, Superintendent

Assists with dental, optical, medical, and clothing needs of students who might otherwise go without these services.
 

 

SALVATION ARMY
111 N. Rogers St./P.O. Box 2117, Bloomington, IN 47402
(812) 336-4310
Gordon_Hoag (at) usc.salvationarmy.org or Cindy_Hoag (at) usc.salvationarmy.org
http://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/bloomingtonIN/
Capts. Gordon and Cindy Hoag, Commanding Officers

Provides assistance for individuals and families with food, clothes, furniture, transportation, rent, utilities, and medicine. Operates childcare for infants to five-year-olds.

 

SHALOM COMMUNITY CENTER
620 S. Walnut St./P.O. Box 451, Bloomington, Indiana 47402
(812) 334-5728, admin (at) shalomcommunitycenter.org
www.shalomcommunitycenter.org
Forrest Gilmore, Executive Director

Provides a daytime respite and resource center for Monroe County residents who are living in poverty and experiencing hunger, homelessness, and lack of access to health care and basic life necessities.

 

STONE BELT
2815 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47408
(812) 332-2168, info (at) stonebelt.org
www.stonebelt.org
Leslie Green, Executive Director

Implements innovative educational, employment, residential, and clinical programs for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, creating opportunities for them to fully participate in the life of their community

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  • Bank On Bloomington