Children

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

Monroe County Toys for Tots Inc.

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Contact Bob Sutter
Phone 812-361-9484
Email rsutter208 [at] aol [dot] com
Address 3219 Allendale Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Mission: Through the gift of a shiny new toy, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation provides joy and hope to disadvantaged children who might otherwise be overlooked during the holidays. Sponsor a toy and give a child recognition, confidence and a positive memory for a lifetime.


November & December: Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, you can drop unwrapped toys off at locations around town — places such as The Herald-Times, Black Lumber, Indiana Voice and Data and Cummins Bookkeeping (Ellettsville) through Dec. 14.

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Updated April 25, 2015

Cry of the Children, Inc.

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Contact Dellsie Boddie
Phone 8123614059
Email cryofthechildren [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 540 South Curry Pike
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

In collaboration with local community organizations, schools, and parents this organization seeks to help youth obtain the tools they need to build and maintain successful relationships with parents, teachers, and the larger community of Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana.


Our vision is to provide a positive, fulfilling outlet which allows children to express their creative talent. Cry of the Children Inc. will foster such an environment through the mind, body, and spirit. The programs are based on a support and enrichment model aimed at assisting the young person to overcome some of the obstacles that prevent them from achieving their goals.

Year Established 2002
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated January 27, 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

Reinventing Opera For Kids (ROK) - formerly Roundabout Opera For Kids

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Website http://rokkimcarballo.weebly.com/
Description

Led by Jacobs School of Music faculty coach Kimberly Carballo, and as a community partner in service learning for Indiana University students, ROK’s goal is two-fold: to introduce area children to opera through engaging first experiences as audience members, and to give developing professional musicians an opportunity to hone their performance skills. The musicians donate their preparation and performance time, and ROK provides free performances and curriculum guides to K-12 students.

 

This organization may be contacted via their website.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated May 07, 2015

Little Star Center

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Website http://www.littlestarcenter.org/
Email info [at] littlestarcenter [dot] org
Address 3109 Canterbury Drive
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The mission of Little Star Center, Inc. is to provide a structured, sensory-friendly facility where children with autism receive individualized therapeutic intervention. Based on the fundamental principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA), Little Star provides an atmosphere where children, therapists, and families can interact, support each other and receive on-going training so that each child can reach their full potential at home and in a variety of settings outside of therapy.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Stages Bloomington

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Website stagesbloomington.com
Phone 812-272-2826
Email info [at] stagesbloomington [dot] com
Address P.O. Box 5036
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

Stages Bloomington provides music, dance and theatre arts experiences for young people in grades 1-12. Stages gives youth in Bloomington and surrounding communities the opportunity to learn and participate while building self esteem and self confidence.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated April 27, 2015

Enis Furley Foundation

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Website http://www.enisfurley.com/
Email information [at] EnisFurley [dot] com
Address PO Box 100
Smithville, IN 47458
Description

Scott Rolen’s Enis Furley Foundation is a non-profit organization created by Scott Rolen of the Cincinnati Reds. Our foundation is named after Scott’s eldest dog, Enis. In 1999 Scott had a vision to brighten the lives of children and their families who are dealing with an illness, hardship or other special needs. The Enis Furley Foundation works to achieve this goal by entertaining distressed families at Camp Emma Lou, our outdoor recreational retreat near Bloomington, IN. The Enis Furley Foundation also provides families unique and exciting, “once in a lifetime” sports experiences through our community outreach program, the Hot Corner Kids. Ultimately, our goals are quite simple and focused … we want to make children smile!

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Updated May 06, 2015

Visually Impaired Preschool Services

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Website http://www.vips.org
Contact Rebecca Davis (Development Director)
Phone 1-888-636-8477
Address 2600 S Henderson St, #154
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

The Mission of Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Inc. (VIPS) is to offer appropriate services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who are visually impaired or blind and to their families; to maximize each child's developmental potential through direct services, advocacy, and community education.

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Updated October 15, 2014

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
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