Health Education

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



Bloomington Area Birth Services, Inc. (BABS)

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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
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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EIN 900194963
Updated May 29, 2015

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

IU Health Community Health Education Department

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000244
Phone 812-353-9300
Description

Bloomington Hospital provides outreach to surrounding communities, serves as a regional hub of physician expertise, supports training tomorrow's health care professionals and takes on issues such as obesity, lack of insurance, and tobacco dependence through targeted services and programs: Tobacco cessation program, obesity prevention, child safety (including bike helmets), teen pregnancy prevention, nutrition counseling, senior health services, Hoosier Healthwise, Alzheimer's Resource Service, prevention education & testing.

Phone 812-353-2901
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Updated July 08, 2015

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

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

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

Junior Volunteer Program

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000037
Phone (812) 353-9468
Address Bloomington Hospital
601 W. Second St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Junior Volunteer Program is an excellent opportunity for young people to learn about the world of healthcare. The program is open to teens who will be enrolled in high school in the fall or graduating in May.

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EIN N/A
Updated July 30, 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
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Updated June 02, 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
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Updated October 15, 2014

Parish Nurse Program

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Website http://iuhealth.org/bloomington/about/community-health/parish-nurse-program/
Phone 812-353-5252
Email jvanderzee [at] bloomingtonhosipital [dot] org
Address Bloomington Hospital
601 West Second Street
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

Parish Nurse Program is coordinated through Bloomington Hospital. The program endeavors to work with church congregations and other area agencies to promote a healthier community. Primary roles are that of educator and personal health counselor. Also check out www.parishnurses.org. 

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Updated February 26, 2015
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