Legal Aid

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



SCORE Bloomington

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Website http://bloomington.score.org
Phone 812-334-2392
Email score527 [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
Address 216 West Allen St
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is America's premier source of free & confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. SCORE is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization formed in 1964 to help small businesses flourish. SCORE provides a public service to America by offering free small business advice and training.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Counsel in the Court

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Website http://www.d10probono.org/
Contact Diane Walker (Program Director)
Phone (812) 339-3610
Email dist10probono [at] gmail [dot] com
Address Justice Building
301 North College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404-3843
Description Law students who conduct interviews and do forms for people for family law. A lawyer oversees the work, double checks the forms, and gives advice to walk-in clients. People who want help should bring all documents they have connected with their legal problem for maximum efficiency
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Updated October 16, 2014

Tenant Assistance Project

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Website http://law.indiana.edu/about/outreach/tenant.shtml
Contact Jennifer Prusak (Faculty Advisor)
Phone (812) 339-7668
Email jennifer [dot] prusak [at] ilsi [dot] net
Address Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington
211 S. Indiana Ave
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

IU Maurer School of Law students work out of Bloomington's Justice Building to assist tenants who face an immediate threat of eviction. TAP offers quality, one time legal information, advice, and representation at the Justice Building. The program does not provde legal help or referrals during other times.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Monroe County Bar Association

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Website http://www.monroecountybar.com
Contact Joyce A. Jewell (President)
Phone 812-325-1903
Address 120 W 7th St, Ste 306
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Founded in 1917, the Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA) numbers among its members attorneys who provide representation and address a wide range of legal needs for individuals, families, businesses, and institutions in Monroe County, throughout the state of Indiana, and beyond the state’s borders.

The mission of the Association is to assist its member attorneys through networking events, educational presentations, and related activities aimed at improving the skill and integrity of the legal profession, throughout Monroe County and Indiana.

Additional Contact Inge Van der Cruysse (Treasurer)
Phone 812.332.4431
Address 205 S Walnut St, Ste 3
PO Box 279
Bloomington, IN 47402
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Indiana University Student Legal Services

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Website https://www.indiana.edu/~sls/
Phone 812-855-7867
Description

For IU students only. Prospective clients should visit the Student Legal services office in person or online. Intake forms are available on the website.

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Updated October 16, 2014

District 10 Pro Bono Project

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Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/CircuitCourt/LegalServicesforLowIncomeParties.aspx
Contact Intake Line
Phone (812) 339-3610
Email dist10probono [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Matches low-income clients with volunteer attorneys in the community who will take the case for free. For civil cases only. This organization serves Lawrence, Greene, Owen and Monroe Counties.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Shalom Community Center

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Website http://shalomcommunitycenter.org/
Contact Forrest Gilmore (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 334-5734
Address 620 S. Walnut
P.O. Box 451
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

The Shalom Community Center is dedicated to relieving the plight of those experiencing homelessness and poverty in South Central Indiana. Since access to food, housing, education, and health and human services are fundamental human rights; we seek to meet these basic needs. As a non profit resource center, we deliver social services directly and in collaboration with other agencies in a respectful and secure environment. We advocate for the most vulnerable among us and promote activities that empower people to develop their assets to the fullest extent possible.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated December 09, 2014

Indiana Legal Services - Indiana Justice Center

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Website http://www.indianalegalservices.org/
Contact Norman P. Metzger (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 339-7668
Address College Square, second floor
214 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Indiana Legal Services (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.

Phone (800) 822-4774
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Updated October 16, 2014

Indiana Legal Services - Indiana Justice Center

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Website http://www.indianajustice.org/Data/LegalServices/LegalService_125
Contact Norman P. Metzger (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 339-7668
Address College Square, second floor
214 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Indiana Legal Services (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.

Phone (800) 822-4774
Year Established 1999
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Updated October 16, 2014
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