Emergency Services-Housing, Food, Money

211 Information and Referral

Website http://www.211.org/
Contact Liz Jones (Manager)
Phone 211
Email ljones [at] area10agency [dot] org.

Area 10 Agency on Aging administers 2-1-1 Infolink, in partnership with the United Way of Monroe County and Smithville Telephone. This local 2-1-1 call center maintains a comprehensive database of community resources serving Monroe and Owen counties. Dial 2-1-1 for information about community resources that offer assistance with: Food, Clothing, and Shelter, Affordable Housing Employment, Emergency Financial Assistance Childcare Health and mental health care, including substance abuse services Legal Issues

Phone (812) 876-3383 ext.
Year Established 2010

American Red Cross, Monroe County Chapter

Website http://www.redcross.org/in/bloomington
Contact Sue Gulley (Executive Director)
Phone 812-332-7292
Email redcross [at] monroe-redcross [dot] org
Address 411 East 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Since 1917, the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross has provided disaster relief, services to Armed Forces, emergency preparedness and lifesaving programs to Bloomington and the surrounding communities. Today we serve residents in both Monroe and neighboring Owen County 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Phone Fax: 812-332-2447

Bloomington Meals on Wheels

Website www.bloomingtonmealsonwheels.org
Phone 812-355-8224
Email mow [at] bloomingtonhospital [dot] org
Address 727 W First St
PO Box 1149
Bloomingon, IN 47402

Founded in 1973, our program provides nuntritious meals to homebound people who are unable to cook for themselves. We ensure that our clients receive two good meals a day delivered by a friendly visitor. Any person who lives in our Bloomington service area is eligible for Meals on Wheels. We have no age or economic restrictions.

Year Established 1973

Emergency Services Program - Monroe County United Ministries

Website http://www.mcum.org/emergency_services.html
Contact Cliff Edens (Emergency Services Coordinator)
Phone (812) 339-3429
Address Monroe County United Ministries, Inc.
827 W. 14th Ct.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Call for more information.
Description This program provides emergency food, clothing, and limited financial aid. Applicant completes a simple form and interviews with social worker who determines eligibility for services. Clients are expected to participate in the solutions to their emergency situations and demonstrate progress if returning for additional services. No financial aid is given until other resources are exhausted, including application to the township trustee.
Additional Contact Vicky St. Myers (Assistant Emergency Services Coordinator)

South Central Community Action Program

Website http://www.insccap.org/
Contact Greg Ingram (general info)
Phone (812) 339-3447
Email public [at] insccap [dot] org
Hours Monday thru Friday 7:30am - 4pm; closed 12pm - 1pm for lunch; the board meets first Monday of every month at 7pm
Description South Central Community Action Program, Inc., serves as an advocate, guide, and leader in providing opportunities for the low-income population to obtain services that will help them become self-sufficient. They offer services to income-eligible households throughout a four-county service area including Monroe, Morgan, Brown, and Owen Counties. They also provide energy and weatherization assistance information, help income eligible households with their heat and electric bills, and administer the Summer Cool Program which provides fans to income eligible households.
Additional Contact Beth Pankoski (Executive Administrative Assistant)
Phone 339-3447 ext. 233
Email beth [at] insccap [dot] org

Monroe County United Ministries (MCUM)

Website http://www.mcum.org
Contact Meri Reinhold (Executive Director)
Phone 339-3429
Email mcum [at] bloomington [dot] in [dot] us
Address 827 W. 14th Ct.
Bloomington, IN 47404

Monroe County United Ministries is a nurturing organization serving working families and those in distress by assisting with emergency needs and subsidized childcare. They provide quality education and a safe place for children, basic needs assistance for the poor, and community service opportunities.

Year Established 1939
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