Employment

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



Project HOPE

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

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.

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Updated June 18, 2013

Crane Learning and Education Center

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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.

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Updated October 16, 2014

National Able Network

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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
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Updated October 16, 2014

Serve Indiana

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Website http://www.in.gov/serveindiana/index.htm
Contact Debbie Pidgeon (Executive Director)
Phone (317) 233-4273
Email info [at] ServeIndiana [dot] gov
Description

The Serve Indiana Commission consists of up to twenty-five (25) Commissioners who are appointed by the Governor to advocate, review, and adjust the state's position on issues related to the community service and the volunteer sectors.  It is comprised of community leaders with expertise in areas such as education, public safety, human services, volunteer activities, business/labor and government.  They work closely with Serve Indiana to advance service and volunteerism and to appropriately distribute funding to support Serve Indiana's programs.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Center on Community Living and Careers (CCLC)

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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.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
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Updated October 16, 2014

Broadview Learning Center (BLC)

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Website http://www.mccsc.edu/Domain/30
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone 330-7731
Address 705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

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
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Updated October 15, 2014

My Sister's Closet

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Website http://sisterscloset.org
Contact Eliazabeth Brown (Volunteer Coordinator)
Phone 335-6603
Address 1010 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
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.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

LIFEDesigns, Inc. (Formerly Options)

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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
Description

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
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Updated October 16, 2014

MCCSC Adult Education GED Testing Center

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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
Description

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

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Updated October 16, 2014

Stone Belt Arc

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Website http://www.stonebelt.org
Contact Leslie Green (Central Office/Headquarters)
Phone 812-332-2168
Email Lgreen [at] stonebelt [dot] org
Address 2815 E 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

Stone Belt believes in the uniqueness, worth and right to self-determination of every individual. Therefore, it is their mission, in partnership with the community, to prepare, empower and support persons with developmental disabilities and their families to participate fully in the life of the community.

Stone Belt is a nonprofit organization that provides education and support for people with disabilities. They are the oldest and largest agency of their kind in South Central Indiana. They provide residential, employment, manufacturing, life skills training, family support, child development and psychological services to help people actively participate in their community.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 15, 2014
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