Local Government

Democracy for Monroe County

Website http://www.democracyformonroecounty.org/

Democracy for Monroe County (DFMC) is a grassroots political action committee dedicated to supporting progressive policies at the local and state levels, and candidates who support those policies. DFMC is part of a nationwide coalition of grassroots groups allied with Democracy for America, the political action committee inspired by the Presidential campaign of Howard Dean.


White Oak Cemetery

Website http://bloomington.in.gov/documents/viewDocument.php?document_id=1747
Contact Barb Dunbar
Phone (812) 349-3498
Email dunbarb [at] bloomington [dot] in [dot] gov

Originally the United Presbyterian Cemetery, White Oak Cemetery was purchased by the City of Bloomington in 1914 and renamed White Oak in 1983.


Monroe County Public Health Clinic (MCPHC)

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Community/Health/MonroeCountyPublicHealthClinic.aspx
Phone 812-353-3244
Address 333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Monday-Friday 8AM-4:30PM, Closed 12-1 for lunch
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.

Monroe County Veterans' Affairs Office

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Community/VeteransAffairs.aspx
Contact Larry Catt (Veterans Service Officer)
Phone 349-2568
Email lcatt [at] co [dot] monroe [dot] in [dot] us
Address Graham Plaza
205 N. College Ave., Suite 612
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Monday and Thursday, 8am - 3pm; Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 8am - 12pm

The Veterans Affairs Department serves the veterans, veterans' dependants and veterans' survivors of Monroe County. State Office: Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs 302 W. Washington St., Room E120 Indianapolis, IN 46204-2738 Telephone: 317-232-3910 Fax: 317-232-7721 TOLL FREE (In State) 1-800-400-4520

Additional Contact Doreen Sue Ray (Secretary)
Email vethelp [at] co [dot] monroe [dot] in [dot] us
Additional Contact Dova Crowe (Secretary)

Monroe County Public Restitution Program

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/CommunityCorrections/ProgramDescriptions.aspx
Phone 349-2000
Hours M-Th 7:00am - 7:00pm, Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm
Description Public Restitution was initiated in 1983 and maintains a volunteer labor source for nonprofit and government agencies. Probationers are referred to various agencies to complete Court ordered community service hours. The agency representative is responsible for supervision and documentation of hours worked by participants. More than forty agencies in the community are involved with the program. In 1997 a new user fee of $1 per each hour ordered was placed into effect to help cover expenses of operation. As of July 1, 2002 the fee was increased to $2 per hour.

Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) - Monroe County

Website http://www.in.gov/fssa/dfr/3143.htm
Phone 800-403-0864
Address Monroe County Division of Family Resources
1711 N College Avenue, Suite 101
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description The Monroe County Division of Family and Children
Division of Family Resources: receives applications and approves eligibility for Medicaid, Food Stamps, cash assistance via Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and childcare.

Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning: Administers Medicaid programs including the managed care system for Hoosier Healthwise participants. Performs medical review of Medicaid disability claims.

Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services: Manages the delivery of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. Oversees the First Steps rehabilitation program for children from birth to age three.

Division of Mental Health and Addiction: Support network of mental health care providers.
Phone 1-800-403-0864

Citizens Advisory Committee to the Board of Directors of the Solid Waste Management District

Website http://mcswmd.org/
Email bstogsdi [at] mcswmd [dot] org
Address Bloomington City Hall - McCloskey Conference Room
401 N. Morton Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description Council Members are appointed by Board of Directors annually.

Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service

Website http://www.ces.purdue.edu/monroe/
Phone 812-349-2575
Email monroeces [at] purdue [dot] edu
Description The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation's largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It's a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America.

Monroe County Prosecutor's Office

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/Prosecutor.aspx
Contact Chris Gaal (Prosecutor)
Phone (812) 349-2669
Address Justice Building
301 N. College Ave., room 211
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description We represent the people of the State of Indiana to seek justice, promote greater public safety, and assist victims of crimes. We receive reports from law enforcement agencies and file criminal charges in appropriate cases. We will vigorously prosecute those who are guilty, while ensuring that the innocent are not wrongly convicted or oppressed.

Monroe County Legal Department

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Government/Support/Legal.aspx
Phone 812-349-2525
Email legal [at] co [dot] monroe [dot] in [dot] us
Address 100 W. Kirkwood Ave.
Courthouse, Room 220
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday
Description The Monroe County Legal Department is also referred to as the Monroe County Attorneys' Office. The Legal Department is responsible for drafting and enforcing county ordinances and codes and for providing legal advice and representation to Monroe County government officials and employees on government matters.
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