Children

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



Mini 4-H

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Contact Jeff Holland
Phone 812-349-2575
Email jholland [at] purdue [dot] edu
Address Monroe County Extension Office
3400 S. Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

For grades K-2. Offers educational and recreational activities for youngsters interested in 4-H, but too young to participate in traditional activities.

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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 October 16, 2014

Bloomington Blades Youth Hockey Association

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Website http://www.bloomingtonblades.com
Contact Alyson Baer (Varsity and JV Scheduler)
Phone 812-332-3307 Ext.201
Email bloomingtonblades [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

The Bloomington Blades Youth Hockey Association is dedicated to providing an opportunity for children between the ages of 6 and 12 to play ice hockey in a competitive, organized manner under the instruction and supervision of qualified coaches. The program welcomes all children with an interest in playing hockey. In addition to providing a structured format to enjoy the game, BBYHA also strives to help children develop their athletic skills, sense of citizenship, sportsmanship, and fair play.

Email alysonebaer [at] gmail [dot] com
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Updated October 16, 2014

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

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Website http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/
Contact David Mank (Director)
Phone 812-855-6508
Email iidc [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

Formerly called Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities. The mission of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community is to provide leadership that enables communities to include, support, and empower people with disabilities and family members.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Childrens Corner Cooperative Nursery School

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Website http://www.bloomingtonchildrenscorner.org/
Phone 812-337-7897
Email BloomingtonCCCNS [at] gmail [dot] com
Address Fairview United Methodist Church
600 W. Sixth Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

A parent-cooperative nursery school. Children's Corner is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, an independent accrediting system sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Updated October 15, 2014

Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington

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Website http://bgcbloomington.org/
Contact Jeff Baldwin (Executive Director)
Phone 812-332-5311
Email jbaldwin [at] bgcbloomington [dot] org
Address 311 S. Lincoln St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. A Boys & Girls Club provides a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; and hope and opportunity.

Phone 812-336-6501
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Updated October 16, 2014

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 October 16, 2014

Court Appointed Special Advocates - CASA

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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

Provides trained community volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the Monroe County juvenile court.

 

"To help ensure that the abused and neglected children of Monroe County live in safe, permanent homes and have the opportunity to reach their full potential."

Phone 1-800-800-5556
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Updated October 16, 2014

WonderLab Museum of Health, Science, and Technology

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Website http://www.wonderlab.org
Phone 337-1337
Email writeus [at] wonderlab [dot] org
Address 308 West 4th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The mission of WonderLab is to provide opportunities where people of all ages, especially children, can experience the wonder and excitement of science through hands-on experiences that stimulate curiosity, encourage exploration, facilitate discovery and foster learning.

Website contains a link for sending direct emails.

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Updated October 16, 2014
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