Support Groups

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



Alzheimer's Resource Service

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Phone 812-353-9299
Email DThompson6 [at] iuhealth [dot] org
Address 431 S. College Ave.
PO Box 1149
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

The Alzheimer's Resource Service provides support and resource connections to caregivers and individuals with an Alzheimer's or other dementia diagnosis. Service provided include but are not limited to: individual/family consultation and counseling, resource referral, support groups, education (family or professional).

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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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Autism Society of America - South Central Indiana Chapter

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Website http://www.autism-society.org/
Contact Jody Goddard
Phone 812-876-3311
Hours Mondays 7pm - St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 100 N. Ind. 45/46 Bypass
Description

The Autism Society, the nation's leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

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Vet To Vet

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Website http://www.vettovetbloomington.com
Contact Terri Languell
Phone 812-863-2178
Email thoneyhush [at] aol [dot] com
Description We are veterans committed to helping ourselves and other veterans achieve recovery from the psychiatric and adjustment problems that we,as veterans, face.
Additional Contact Cathi Johnson
Email rockice1 [at] yahoo [dot] com
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Monroe County Suicide Prevention Coalition

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Website http://bloomington.in.gov/sections/viewSection.php?section_id=593
Contact Matt Oliver (Director of Clinical Services)
Phone 812-339-2284
Email matt [dot] oliver [at] centerstone [dot] org
Address 645 S. Rogers Street
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Monroe County Suicide Prevention Coalition of dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people at risk and those impacted by suicide.

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Military Fellowship

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Website http://www.thepourhousecafe.com/
Contact Mick Love (Facilitator)
Phone 812-345-6147
Address Pour House Cafe
314 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Hours 2nd and 4rth Thursdays of the month at 7:00pm
Description After U.S. Marine Corps veteran Mick Love had a vision of a group of "grandpa" soldiers reaching out to younger soldiers returning home after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, he started a local support group.

The group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Pour House Cafe, 314 E. Kirkwood Ave. If you can't make a gathering but would like to find out more, call Love at 345-6147

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Monroe County Circles Initiative

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Website http://indianapublicmedia.org/communityminute/monroe-county-circles-initiative/
Contact Bonnie Vesely (Coordinator)
Phone (812) 339-3447, x218
Address South Central Community Action Program
1500 W. 15th St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description Circles is an intentional way for people to build relationships across class and race lines to end poverty in their communities. A Circle is a supportive, intentional, reciprocal, befriending relationship made up of one Circle Leader who is living in poverty and two to five Circles Allies who usually are from the middle class.
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Debtors Anonymous

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Website http://www.glada.org/
Phone 812-339-8768
Address First Presbyterian Church
221 E. Sixth Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Saturdays 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Description

A self help 12 step program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous, for people with debt and spending problems.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Phone 812-330-3978
Email bloomington [dot] in [dot] aa [at] hotmail [dot] com
Description Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Phone 334-8191
Phone 1-800-589-8153
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Overeaters Anonymous

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Phone 812-335-3839
Hours Please visit website for meeting times and locations.
Description OA is a fellowship of men and women who help each other arrest their disease of compulsive overeating one day at a time. Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive overeating and to carry this message of recovery to those who still suffer.
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