Health Services

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



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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American Red Cross Blood Donation Center

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Website http://www.redcross.org/blood
Phone 812-331-1300
Address 1600 W. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Blood Services - You can help the Monroe County Red Cross save lives by becoming a blood donor.

 

To find out where you can donate, visit www.givebloodgivelife.org or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE

Phone 1-800-GIVE-LIFE
Phone 812-332-7292
Email redcross [at] monroe-redcross [dot] org
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IU Health Bloomington Hospital

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/Default.asp
Phone 812.353.6821
Email webmaster [at] bloomingtonhospital [dot] org
Description

Bloomington Hospital exists to provide comprehensive, high quality, cost-effective and caring services to the people of south central Indiana.

Phone 353-5252
Phone 353-6821
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State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000082
Phone 812-353-9300
Address Bloomington Hospital Community Services
P.O. Box 1149
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours 8:30-5, M-F
Description SHIP counselors offer free and objective assistance. They are not affiliated with any insurance agent or company. Call for more information.
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Local Council of Women, Inc. (LCW)

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Contact Susan Wier (President)
Phone 812-336-4810
Description The mission of the Local Council of Women (LCW) is to be a voice for community health, to advocate for solutions to accessibility and delivery of health care, and to exercise the responsibilities inherent in organizational ties to Bloomington Hospital.
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Indiana Public Health Nursing Association

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000244
Phone 812-353-9300
Description INPHA operates in conjunction with Bloomington Hospital's Community Health Services to offer a wide variety of programs and services to the community. From our work with the local school systems, to programs that help those living with HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer's disease, our goal is to help our community live healthier.
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Community Eye Care Center

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Website http://www.optometry.iu.edu/clinics/index.shtml
Contact Dr. Patricia Henderson (Director)
Phone 855-1671
Email cecc [at] indiana [dot] edu
Hours Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Description

You may call or e-mail us for an eye examination appointment--or use our online appointment form. Appointments are not necessary to visit our eyewear center, but please be sure to check in at the main desk when you arrive.

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American Heart Association, Indianapolis

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Website http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
Phone (317) 873-3640
Address 6100 W. 96th Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Description Education and fundraising to reduce death and disability from heart disease and stroke.
Phone fax: (317) 873-3070
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Planned Parenthood of Greater Indiana

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Website http://www.ppin.org
Phone 812-336-0219
Hours Monday 8:30 AM to 4 PM, Tuesday 10:30 AM to 7 PM, Wednesday 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Thursday 8:30 AM to 7 PM, Friday 8:30 AM to 5
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
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Leukemia-Lymphoma Society of America, Indiana Chapter

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Website http://www.lls.org/
Phone 317-726-2270
Address 941 East 86th St.
Suite #100
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Description The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

The Society's Information Resource Center (IRC), (800) 955-4572, provides the public, health professionals and patients (and their families) living with blood cancers accurate, current, disease-related information. IRC information specialists are master's level social workers and health educators. They are available to speak with callers Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

Phone 800-955-4572
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