Health Education

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



Active Living Coalition

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Website www.activelivingcoalition.org
Phone 812-353-5429
Email activelivingcoalition [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 333 E. Miller Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

The Active Living Coalition (ALC) is a network of individuals and organizations whose mission is to work together to promote a healthy lifestyle to those who live, work, and visit Monroe County through events, programs, and policies.

We connect organizations and community members who are interested in creating a culture of health and wellness and offer opportunities for people who live, work, and visit Monroe County to thrive physically, emotionally, and socially.

Vision: To inspire community members to engage in their physical, emotional, social, and environmental health and wellness.

Meeting information (open to all interested individuals and organizations):

First Thursday of each month, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Year Established 2004
Incorporation Status Unincorporated
Subjects
Updated October 15, 2014

Bloomington Area Birth Services

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Website http://www.bloomingtonbirth.org
Contact Mary Jean Holwager (Office Manager)
Phone 812-337-8121
Email info [at] bloomingtonbirth [dot] org
Address 2458 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

We provide educational and support services for pregnant women, new mothers and their families. We have childbirth education classes, pre- and post-natal yoga, support groups, playgroups, and a lending library. We offer education and support through our Lactation Center, and provide resources and services for low-income families through our BloomingFamilies program. We also have a small Boutique specializing in breastfeeding supplies. Some services are free; some have a charge.

Year Established 1994
Subjects
Updated October 15, 2014

ACA Volunteers of Monroe County/ Cover Monroe Project

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Website http://www.acavmc.org/
Contact David Meyer (President)
Phone (812) 345-9124
Email info [at] acavmc [dot] org
Address 500 N Walnut St, Suite 204
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Supports the Monroe County, Indiana community by expanding knowledge and awareness of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to maximize the number of residents with health insurance coverage.  Maintains a network of knowledgeable and vetted volunteers that support education of residents on the health insurance Marketplace. Maintains close alignment with local governmental and other local non-profit organizations’ activities in support of ACA communications and implementation.

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EIN 463808394
Updated April 24, 2015

Futures Family Planning Clinic

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Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Community/Health/FuturesFamilyPlanningClinic.aspx
Phone 812-349-7343
Description

The Futures Family Health Clinic Provides needed family planning health services for adolescents, men and women. Affordable services are available on sliding fee schedule based on income. Hispanic medical translator available by appointment only.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Volunteers for Change

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Website https://volunteer.truist.com/cobvn/org/10319548052.html
Contact Anne McLaughlin (Member)
Phone (812) 327-3804
Description

We are a group of concerned citizens from south-central Indiana who believe that the challenges the nation and the world are facing are so serious that they can only be solved through a rebirth of citizenship.

Additional Contact Jeff Thomas (Member)
Phone 443-220-1673
Email thomasjgb [at] hotmail [dot] com
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 15, 2014

Monroe County Public Health Clinic (MCPHC)

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Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Community/Health/MonroeCountyPublicHealthClinic.aspx
Phone 812-353-3244
Address 333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

The MCPHC provides the infrastructure for the clinical division of the Monroe County Health Department. This infrastructure provides systems for identifying health risks in the community, prevention and controlling communicable disease outbreaks, educating the public and health professionals about health risks and prevention practices, and ensuring access to needed health services.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County

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Website http://www.vimmonroecounty.org/
Contact Nancy Richman (Executive Director)
Phone Clinic: 812-333-4001
Email info [at] vimmonroecounty [dot] org
Address 811 W. Second Street
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

In cooperation with others in the community, Volunteers in Medicine plans to provide the following services without cost to the medically underserved in Monroe and Owen Counties: easily accessible, quality primary and preventive health care; treatment for both acute and chronic conditions; and health education that empowers individuals to take responsibility for their own well being.

 

Replaced the CHAP (Community Health Access Program)Clinic in April 2007.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated April 25, 2015

Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH001344
Contact Kathryn Knecht, R.D. (Program Director)
Phone (812) 353-3221
Address 333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Additional Contact Sandy Arnold (Breastfeeding Coordinator)
Phone (812) 353-3222
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EIN N/A
Updated April 16, 2015

Planned Parenthood of Greater Indiana

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Website http://www.ppin.org
Phone 812-336-0219
Description

Planned Parenthood of Indiana is uniquely suited to carry out its mission: to protect, provide and promote reproductive health. Focused on helping women and men make lifelong responsible and informed choices, Planned Parenthood's services overwhelmingly focus on prevention.

 

The medical staff provide safe, confidential health care--including Pap tests for cervical cancers, breast exams, and screenings and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Phone 800-230-PLAN
Subjects
Updated April 30, 2015

Parkinson's Awareness Association of Central Indiana, Bloomington Chapter

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Website http://www.paaci.org
Contact Margie Kobow
Phone (812) 332-5555
Address Monroe County YMCA Family Fitness Center
2125 S. Highland Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

The mission of the PAACI is to be a major source of information and education about Parkinson's Disease and a strong advocate for improvement of services, quality of care, and research support for Parkinsonians in Indiana.

Phone (317) 255-1993
Subjects
Updated October 15, 2014
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