The Mission of Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Inc. (VIPS) is to offer appropriate services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who are visually impaired or blind and to their families; to maximize each child's developmental potential through direct services, advocacy, and community education.
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with the congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement.
UNINSURED? NEED HEALTH INSURANCE? You may qualify for a low cost or no cost state sponsored health insurance program called the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). HIP provides coverage for hospital care, physician care, prescriptions and MUCH more!
To lean more about HIP, visit the website above or call the phone number listed.
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.
Area 10 Agency on Aging administers 2-1-1 Infolink, in partnership with the United Way of Monroe County and Smithville Telephone. This local 2-1-1 call center maintains a comprehensive database of community resources serving Monroe and Owen counties.
Dial 2-1-1 for information about community resources that offer assistance with:
Food, Clothing, and Shelter, Affordable Housing
Employment, Emergency Financial Assistance
Health and mental health care, including substance abuse services
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.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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.
Since 1917, the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross has provided disaster relief, services to Armed Forces, emergency preparedness and lifesaving programs to Bloomington and the surrounding communities. Today we serve residents in both Monroe and neighboring Owen County 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.