Children

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



MCCSC Parent Teacher Advisory Council for Special Education

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Contact Deborah Myerson (Chair)
Phone 812-330-0898
Description

The MCCSC Parent-Teacher Advisory Council for Special Education (PTACSE) is dedicated to finding opportunities for parents and teachers to work collaboratively to improve special education services for students in the Monroe County Community School Corporation in Indiana.

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Updated April 27, 2015

The Learnability Project

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~sndlrng/
Contact Judith Gierut, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator)
Phone (812) 855-3115
Email geirut [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
200 S. Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The Learnability Project is a research program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. The goal of the Learnability Project is to explore how children learn sounds and words, and to develop new teaching methods to facilitate language learning. We are currently recruiting children, ages 3 to 7, to participate in speech and language programs at no cost to families. Children receive a free speech and hearing screening to determine if they are eligible for the following programs: Speech sound awareness to improve listening skills Speech sound treatment to improve spoken skills Please send email or call for an appointment.

Additional Contact Daniel A. Dinnsen, Ph.D. (Co-Principal Investigator)
Email dinnsen [at] indiana [dot] edu
Year Established 1985
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Updated April 30, 2015

First Book - Monroe County

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Website https://secure3.convio.net/book/site/Donation2?df_id=1344&1344.donation=form1
Contact Akola Krishnan (Chairwoman)
Phone 812-322-7918
Email MonroeCounty_IN [at] FirstBook [dot] org
Description

A recognized leader in social enterprise, First Book has pioneered groundbreaking channels to provide new books and educational resources at deeply reduced prices - and for free - to schools and programs serving children in need.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Early Music In Motion

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Website http://www.earlymusicinmotion.org
Contact Matthew Slatkin (President)
Phone 812-558-0885
Email earlymusicinmotion [at] gmail [dot] com
Address P.O. Box 7921
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

Early Music in Motion is a not-for profit with a mission to provide music related to the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods to young audiences and underserved communities of the state of Indiana through concerts, didactical performances and workshops.

Additional Contact Juan Carlo (Vice-President)
Year Established 2005
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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EIN 161730331
Updated July 01, 2015

Monroe Smart Start: Birth to Five Coalition

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Website http://www.monroesmartstart.org
Contact Lois Hutter-Pishgahi (Director)
Phone 812-345-6843
Email info [at] monroesmartstart [dot] org
Description

Monroe Smart Start: Birth-to-Five Coalition works to ensure that all children in Monroe County are ready for school and ready for life! Our coalition brings together the public and private sectors to bring resources and attention to this critical time in a child's development. We focus on the first five years because that's when 85% of brain development occurs, but only 5% of education funds are invested.

 

 

The Coalition is working towards increasing the number of children in Monroe County who enter kindergarten with the skills and attributes needed to be successful.

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Updated May 06, 2015

Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc. (COTA)

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Website http://www.cota.org
Contact Richard Lofgren (Executive Director)
Phone 800-336-2682
Email cota [at] cota [dot] org
Description

The Children's Organ Transplant Association is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Indiana that helps raise funds for and promote awareness of children and young adults in need of life-saving organ, bone marrow, cord blood, or stem cell transplants.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated June 30, 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

Monroe County Toys for Tots

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Website http://indianapolis-in.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.asp
Contact GySgt Ramon Rivera (Local Coordinating Officer)
Phone 317-923-1584x2012
Email ramon [dot] d [dot] rivera [at] usmc [dot] mil
Description

Note: Monroe County is serviced by the Indianapolis branch of Toys For Tots.

 

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help needy children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation's most valuable natural resources - our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

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EIN N/A
Updated April 25, 2015

Lyric Music Club

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Contact Tim Reid (Sponsor)
Description A Junior Music Club sponsored by Friday Musicale, Bloomington Chapter. Open to grades 9 -12.
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Updated October 16, 2014

Harmony

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Contact Lilin Chen (Sponsor)
Description

A Junior Music Club sponsored by Friday Musicale, Bloomington Chapter of the National Federation of Music clubs. For grades 6, 7, and 8. Meets on the second Sunday of the month October- February, first Sunday of the month March, April and May. Meeting locations vary.

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Updated July 30, 2015
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