Shelters

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



Ubuntu Shelter

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Website https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ubuntu-Shelter/554931191204922
Description

Ubuntu Shelter is an organization attempting to address the lack of low-barrier homeless shelters in Bloomington during the months that the winter shelters do not operate.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Bloomington Catholic Worker/Christian Radical

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Phone 812-339-4456
Email lertmer [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 821 N. Blair Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The Bloomington Catholic Worker is a community in the tradition of the Catholic Worker movement. The Catholic Worker movement lives the vision of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin, who believed that a peaceable revolution would result if people imitated Jesus Christ's nonviolence, voluntary poverty, and radical hospitality. The BCW/CR is an ecumenical Christian intentional community that tries to live, pray and work both with each other and with the poor we encounter.

 

The BCW/CR is completely autonomous and has no institutional connection to the Roman Catholic Church. We try to offer housing, food, clothing and love to people facing homelessness. We perform the works of mercy and nonviolently oppose the works of war. We strive to practice the Sermon on the Mount, community living, voluntary poverty, personalism, and care for the environment.

 

We host a potluck every Thursday evening from 5:30 - 7:30 pm that is open to all who may be interested in our mission or in need of a meal. You may also call to make arrangements to join us for dinner any other night of the week.

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Updated October 16, 2014

New Hope Family Shelter

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Website http://newhopefamilyshelter.org/
Contact Elaine Guinn (Executive Director)
Phone 812-334-9840
Email newhope [at] nhfsinc [dot] org
Address PO Box 154
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

New Hope Family Shelter’s mission is to provide temporary shelter for homeless families in Bloomington and Monroe County and, in collaboration with other agencies, to help those families regain housing by addressing the problems that led to homelessness. The shelter provides accommodation for up to six families at a time for up to 90 days each while our case manager and director works with those families in daily contact and weekly conferences.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated March 06, 2015

Interfaith Winter Shelter

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Website http://interfaithwintershelter.org/
Email info [at] interfaithwintershelter [dot] org
Description

The IWS operates as a "low barrier" shelter during the winter months. It was designed to offer a safe and warm place to sleep for men and women who - for whatever reason - have no other alternative but the streets. The primary criteria for admission into the shelter is respectful behavior, regardless of whether or not a guest is under the influence of alcohol or illegal substance. Experience has taught us incidents of inappropriate behavior are rare. Guests simply appreciate a warm place to sleep. Participating sites and volunteers agree to follow a set of guidelines that allow for the safety and well being of guests and volunteers alike, including no drugs, alcohol, or weapons on the premise.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County

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Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Community/YouthServices.aspx
Contact Kim Meyer (Director)
Phone (812) 349-2506
Email yshelter [at] co [dot] monroe [dot] in [dot] us
Description

The mission of the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County is to provide services, programs, referrals, and advocacy for youth and community education on issues concerning youth. Since 1972, the Youth Services Bureau has provided services to the citizens of Monroe County, Indiana in an effort to strengthen families, divert youth from the juvenile justice system, and foster positive youth development. YSB offers services which promote positive family functioning and help lay the groundwork to build healthy, productive individuals. The Binkley House Youth Shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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EIN N/A
Updated April 14, 2015

Community Kitchen of Monroe County, Inc

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Website http://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/
Contact Vicki Pierce (Executive Director)
Phone 812-332-0999
Email director [at] monroecommunitykitchen [dot] com
Address 1515 South Rogers St.
PO Box 3286
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

501(c)3 Hunger Relief agency providing free meals to anyone in need from two locations, from 4-6 pm, M-Sat, and outreach programs to the community's most vulnerable: children, senior adults, and the chronically ill.

Address Express:
1100 W 11th St
Bloomington, IN 47404
Year Established 1983
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated February 26, 2015

Salvation Army

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Website www.bloomingtonsa.org
Contact Sharyn Tennyson (Lieutenant)
Phone 812-336-4310
Email Sharyn_Tennyson [at] usc [dot] salvationarmy [dot] org
Address 111 N. Rogers St.
PO Box 2117
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Social Services: Monica Clemons- Director 812-336-4310 ext. 100


Thrift Store: 812-334-1366


Volunteering: Lt. Shannon Forney 812-336-4310 ext. 103


Pastor/Executive Director: Lt. Sharyn Tennyson 812-336-4310 ext. 101

The mission of The Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Address P.O. Box 2117
Bloomington, IN 47402
Year Established 1907
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
EIN N/A
Updated April 10, 2015

Martha's House

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Website http://www.marthashouseofbloomington.org/
Contact Bobbie Summers
Phone 812-332-1444
Address 919 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Martha's House is an overnight homeless shelter that occupies the space previously used by Shelter, Inc. It has been in operation since January 2004, and has space for 28 individuals, including room for up to 6 women. The shelter is open to individuals between the ages of 18 and 74 from Monroe, Owen, and Lawrence counties, and people must have a referral from the police station in order to receive services from the shelter. Individuals may stay at the shelter for 3 days at a time, for a maximum of 30 days per year. Nightly breathalyzer tests are given.

 

People from Monroe, Lawrence and Owen Counties can stay 30-90 days if they follow case plan. People from outside the 3 county area can stay for 3 days. Must first get police check at Bloomington Police Department on 3rd Street. Intake done from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Doors locked at 10:00 pm and lights out at 11:00 pm.

Address P.O.Box 2115
Bloomington, IN
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
EIN N/A
Updated April 10, 2015

Middle Way House, Inc.: Shelter for Abused Women and Their Children

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Website http://www.middlewayhouse.org/
Phone (812) 333-7404
Description

CRISIS LINE is 24 Hrs. Long Distance callers can call collect. Mission: To end violence, both structural and interpersonal, in the lives of women and children.

Phone (812) 336-0846
Address P.O. Box 95
Bloomington, IN 47402
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
EIN 237300355
Updated April 09, 2015

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
Subjects
EIN 743056968
Updated March 27, 2015
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