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 March 05, 2015

MCCSC Adult Education at Broadview Learning Center (BLC)

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Website http://www.mccsc.edu/adulted
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/TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) classes (formerly GED)
  • 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 May 07, 2015

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

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

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

LifeServices EAP

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Website http://www.lifeserviceseap.com
Contact Phil Hess
Phone 812-336-7814
Description

Provides employee assistance programs (workplace literacy, organization consultation) and managed health care services for employees of contracting workplaces and their families.

Additional Contact Peggy Goulet
Phone 812-336-7814
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Updated October 15, 2014

Indiana Workforce Development Services

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Website http://www.workforce.in.gov
Phone 331-6000
Address 450 Landmark Ave.
P.O. Box 3000
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

Employment training and re-training service. Federally funded. For low-income or dislocated workers. Also single-parent program for displaced homemakers. IDWD serves the worker and the employer to ensure workplace success. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (IDWD) is committed to innovating and invigorating Indiana's economic future. Primary services include: WorkOne Centers, Unemployment Insurance, Labor Market Information, and Regional Workforce Strategies

Phone 1-800-891-6499
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EIN N/A
Updated April 21, 2015

Bloomington Vocational Rehabilitation Services

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Website http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2636.htm
Phone 332-7331
Description

Job placement assistance and follow-up for residents of Monroe,Morgan, Lawrence, and Owen counties who have a proven disability which interferes in preparing for and engaging in gainful employment. Free. A WorkOne partner.

Phone 332-9372
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EIN N/A
Updated April 16, 2015

Business & Professional Exchange (BPE) Bloomington

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Website http://www.b-p-e.org/
Contact Len Tieman
Phone (812) 331-6000x265
Email ltieman [at] dwd [dot] in [dot] gov
Address 1800 W 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Business & Professional Exchange is a non­profit association dedicated to supporting individuals in career transition to achieve their employment objectives through networking and educational resources.

BPE features person-to-person networking, guest speakers, and employment information. Job seekers, in addition to learning networking techniques, will also develop referral opportunities, strategies for effective job search and career transition, and community and business-to-business networking.

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EIN N/A
Updated April 14, 2015
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