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
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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
Hours Hours: M-F, 10-5, Sat, 10-2
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
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Monroe Hospital

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Website http://www.monroehospital.com/
Contact Jeanette Ulrich (Administrative Assistant)
Phone (812) 825-1111
Email julrich [at] monroehospital [dot] com
Address 4011 S. Monroe Medical Park Blvd
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Monroe Hospital is committed to providing Bloomington and surrounding communities a choice for superior healthcare, ever mindful of each patient's individuality and unique needs.  On the leading edge of technology, the facility provides our highly-skilled physicians, and their patients, with a host of amenities all aimed at providing optimum outcomes.

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ACA Volunteers of Monroe County

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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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Futures Family Planning Clinic

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

Language Spanish
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Volunteers for Change

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Website https://volunteer.truist.com/cobvn/org/10319548052.html
Contact Anne McLaughlin (Member)
Phone (812) 327-3804
Hours no office hours
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
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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
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.
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Hoosiers For a Commonsense Health Plan

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Website http://www.hchp.info/
Contact Rob Stone (Dr.)
Phone 812-336-7184
Email rstone [at] hchp [dot] info
Address HCHP
P. O. Box 2632
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan is a group of Indiana citizens who support a publicly financed, privately delivered (single payer) universal health plan at the state and national level. HCHP is working to educate the public and the legislature about the benefits of a single payer plan. We are seeking individuals and groups who have an interest in helping achieve this goal.
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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
Hours Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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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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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