Child Welfare

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Family Solutions

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Website http://www.familysolutions.org/
Phone 812-335-1926
Address 315 W. Dodds St.
Bloomington, in 47401
Description

Family Solutions is a private, not-for profit community based agency developed to provide counseling and supportive services to children and families who are at-risk for experiencing out of home placement or have had children removed from the home

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Updated January 16, 2015

Foundation for Autism Resources

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Website http://autismresource.org/
Phone 317-334-9FAR
Address PO Box 141
Smithville, IN 47458
Description

In brief FAR's purpose is to

- Connect families with limited means to the resources that will provide their children on the autism spectrum the ability to attain their fullest potential.

- Provide funding to qualifying families to access ABA therapy and other relevant services for children on the autism spectrum.

- Connect new families to families with more experience.

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Updated July 06, 2015

Susie’s Place Child Advocacy Center

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Website http://susiesplace.org
Phone 812-822-1570
Address 451 S. Parkridge Dr. Suite 102
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The Susie's Place mission 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 as the first priority.

Year Established 2011
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Updated April 22, 2015

Indiana Department of Child Services

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Website http://www.in.gov/dcs/
Contact Steven Vaughn (Director of Local DCS Office in Monroe County)
Phone 812-336-6351
Email steven [dot] vaughn [at] dcs [dot] in [dot] gov
Description

The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) protects children from abuse and neglect. DCS does this by partnering with families and communities to provide safe, nurturing, and stable homes, with the hopes that children will thrive from safe, caring, supportive families and communities. Child Protection Services (24 hrs hotline) (812) 336-6641 National hotline 1-800-800-5556

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Updated April 22, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana

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Website http://www.bigsindiana.org
Contact Stephanie Dean (Monroe County Office)
Phone 812-334-2828
Email bbbs [at] bigsindiana [dot] org
Address 807 N College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

We match responsible, caring adults with at risk children ages 6-17 in Monroe and Owen Counties, to help raise the child's self esteem and confidence. Volunteers must submit to an extensive background check. We have Community and School Matches and require a one year or two semester commitment

Address P. O. Box 2534
Bloomington, IN 47402
Year Established 1973
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated May 28, 2015

Children Cope with Divorce

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Website http://www.vnsi.org/chil.asp
Contact Carolyn Hester (Program Coordinator)
Phone (800) 248-6540
Address Justice Building
301 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

An educational program for parents and other interested persons who want to minimize the impact of divorce on children. All persons who divorce in Monroe County and have underage children are required to attend this program. After attending the seminar, participants receive a certificate and their attendance will be confirmed in court. Each parent should schedule the class within 30 days of filing for divorce.

 

Client Registration - 877-840-2673/317-722-8201

Additional Contact Twylia White
Phone 317-517-2704
Email twhite [at] vnsi [dot] org
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Updated April 27, 2015

Monroe County CASA, Inc.

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Website http://www.monroecountycasa.org/
Contact Kristin Bishay (CASA Director)
Phone (812) 333-2272
Email info [at] monroecountycasa [dot] org
Address 201 N. Morton Street
Bloomington,, IN 47404
Description

Monroe County CASA, Inc. is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains and supervises court appointed volunteers to advocate for children who are involved in the court system due to abuse or neglect. Volunteer advocacy is based on the belief that all children are entitled to a safe and permanent home.

Phone 1-800-800-5556
Year Established 1983
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated April 22, 2015
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