Project HOPE

Website http://www.centerstone.org
Contact Jennifer Fillmore (Project Manager)
Phone 812-355-6310 ext2439
Email Jennifer [dot] fillmore [at] centerstone [dot] org

HOPE is designed to alleviate the cycle of recidivism by reducing the challenges ex-offenders face. The purpose of HOPE is to apply evidence based practices to provide services and supports that empower ex-offenders to identify and initiate a career path, achieve a recognized certificate or degree, and secure and retain employment in their chosen occupations. Through mentoring and peer support groups, participants will build a social network to help them navigate the complex challenges of returning to their communities, including reuniting with family and obtaining stable housing, physical/mental healthcare, substance abuse treatment etc... Project staff will provide wrap around services to help participants overcome barriers to completing training and securing employment.


National Able Network

Website http://www.nationalable.org/
Phone 312-782-3335
Email able [at] nationalable [dot] org
Description National Able Network provides a full docket of workforce development programming, counseling, training, and job placement services that empower individuals and businesses. All resources are concentrated on delivering best-in-class services to both clients and employers. Able serves job seekers of every age, income and skill level, from entry-level workers to mid-level professionals. Able provides individuals with the training, personal skills, and job search techniques that will help them enter, re-enter. or advance in today's workforce
Phone 1-800-669-8004
Phone 312.782.7700

SHARE Network Indiana

Website http://www.in.gov/ofbci/share/
Email share [at] ofbci [dot] IN [dot] gov
Description The SHARE Network offers a vast array of resources that will aid citizens across the state in obtaining or retaining employment. These resources include food banks, clothing banks, child care, substance abuse rehabilitation, health services, and many more.

SHARE is an acronym for Showing How Access to Resources Empowers. SHARE Network is not an employment service and is not responsible for directly providing services to the public. SHARE Network is an online database of resources available to the public that can be used to help meet employment goals. SHARE Network Indiana is sponsored by the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, the Department of Workforce Development (DWD), and the Department of Correction (DOC), in collaboration with the United States Department of Labor.


Broadview Learning Center (BLC)

Website http://www.mccsc.edu/Domain/30
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone 330-7731
Address 705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Hours Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Monroe County Community School Corporation Adult Education program offers individualized instruction and guidance to teen and adult learners who seek to improve basic skills or learn new ones to create better opportunities for themselves and their families.

The Broadview Learning Center offers the following services:

  • FREE Adult Basic Education/GED Preparation Classes
  • FREE ESL (English as a Second Language) classes
  • FREE Teen Learning Center (TLC) Programs
  • Workforce Development
  • Evening Computer Classes
  • Volunteer Training and Opportunities

Crane Learning and Education Center

Website http://www.clecvets.org
Contact Vicki Baker
Phone 812-863-5003
Description Provides disabled veterans on-the-job training and education to prepare them for a variety of career opportunities.

Military OneSource

Website http://www.militaryonesource.mil
Contact Cynthia Gatto (Consultant)
Phone 317-432-5538
Email cynthia [dot] gatto [at] militaryonesource [dot] com
Description Provides resources and info for service members and their families who have no access to installations or who are too geographically dispersed to receive installation support.

Center on Community Living and Careers (CLLC)

Website http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/cclc/
Contact Teresa Grossi (Director)
Phone 812-855-6508
Email tgrossi [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 2853 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description CCLC is one of seven centers at the Indiana Institute on Diability and Community, Indiana's University Center for Excellence.
,br> Services are available statewide to schools and organizations that support individuals with disabilities and their families.

Career development, secondary education and transition services; integrated employment; community living; systems and policy analysis; and person-directed planning, services, and funding.
Phone Fax: 812-855-9630

My Sister's Closet

Website http://sisterscloset.org
Contact Eliazabeth Brown (Volunteer Coordinator)
Phone 335-6603
Address 1010 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Wednesday - Friday 10 AM - 3 PM and Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Description The mission of My Sister's Closet of Monroe County, Inc. is to provide at-risk, low-income women pursuing employment with free workforce attire. We accomplish our mission through the use of our voucher system and the generosity of those who donate professional attire to our store. Founded in 1998, My Sister's Closet (MSC) is a volunteer run non-profit organziation offering its services to the Monroe and Owen County areas.

LIFEDesigns, Inc. (Formerly Options)

Website http://lifedesignsinc.org/
Contact Susan Rinne (Executive Director)
Phone 800-875-9615
Email support [at] lifedesignsinc [dot] org
Address 200 E. Winslow Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47401

Partner with individuals with disabilities and their communities to bring about self-directed and fulfilled lives. LIFEDesigns provide holistic services to assist individuals achieve their desired lifestyle including housing, rewarding employment, fulfilling relationships, and active citizenship in communities throughout Southern Indiana.

Phone Fax: 812-332-1186
Phone 812-332-9615

MCCSC Adult Education GED Testing Center

Website http://www.mccsc.edu/adulted
Contact Sherry Dick (Director)
Phone 330-7731
Email sdick [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address Broadview Learning Center
705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Hours Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Provides Basic Adult Education, GED Test preparation, ESL and Teen Learning, Workforce development and evening computer classes.

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