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The City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Department has compiled the content on this site with the purpose of assisting residents experiencing homelessness and those interested in assisting residents in our community seeking resources for shelter or to alleviate hunger.

 

The groups and organizations listed on this site may have requirements for services or admission or may offer specialized services. Although updated regularly, the content that appears on this site may not be a comprehensive list of all services, providers and organizations that are available in the city of Bloomington and Monroe County. Some locations are undisclosed for reasons of confidentiality.

 

Although some of the agencies listed may receive funding from the City of Bloomington through Jack Hopkins grants, Community Development Block Grants or other funding sources, the listing of any group or organization on this site does not reflect an endorsement by the City of Bloomington.

Counseling •  Emergency Services  •  Food  •  Housing  •  Medical/Health •  Preventative  •  Specialized Services

 

Counseling

City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development

401 N Morton Street, Suite 130

Bloomington, IN

812-349-3401

https://bloomington.in.gov/housing/counseling

Details: Services provided: Housing counseling options that cover a wide-range of housing issues. Counseling is free of charge and designed to help you make informed decisions for yourself about your housing options.
Default counseling
Reverse Mortgage Counseling

 

Middle Way House

PO Box 95

Bloomington, IN

812-333-7404

https://www.middlewayhouse.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MiddleWayHouse/

Details: Services provided: 24 hour Crisis hotline, Emergency Shelter for those fleeing violence at home and victims of human trafficking; Legal Advocacy-For victims of sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, child abuse, harassment, financial coercion, or of other related crimes Transition Housing To help low-income adults recovering from the impacts of domestic violence, to secure permanent, safe and affordable housing; achieve economic security; and develop their capacities for self-determination. Prevention services: Building Healthy Relationships (BHR) School-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention  Youth-Serving Agencies-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention Programming Campus & Community-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention Programming Queer Talk (QT)

 

Emergency Services

American Red Cross

411 E. 7th Street

Bloomington, IN

812-332-7292 or 888-684-1441

www.redcross.org

Details: Services provided: Assistance to families and communities in recovery from disasters

 

Wheeler Mission Center for Women and Children Agape House

400 S. Opportunity Lane

Bloomington, IN

812-334-4047

Details: Services provided: Emergency Services for women and women with children; 30-day program Assist to women and with basic temporal needs, like meals and shelter, while assessing the factors that led them to homelessness.


Wheeler Mission Street Center for Men

215 S. Westplex Avenue

Bloomington, IN

812-333-1905

Details: Services/Programs: Emergency Services: Shelter to homeless and/or disadvantaged men, meals, hygiene, chapel services, case management, Medical, dental, podiatric and vision services are also available; Residential Programs Long-term programs, Designed to address the specific issues that contribute to life instability and homelessness; Addiction Recovery

 

Food

Community Kitchen of Monroe County Inc.

1515 S. Rogers Street

Bloomington, IN

https://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/monroe.community.kitchen/

Details: Service provided: warm, nutritious meals to individuals in need Monday through Saturday, free of charge, with no questions asked. Also distributes meals to children through Feed our Future, Summer Food Service Program, Backpack Buddies and Head Start, and to chronically ill and homebound seniors through Nutrition Links and Senior Links.

 

Community Kitchen of Monroe County Inc. - Express

1100 W. 11th Street

Bloomington, IN

https://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/monroe.community.kitchen/

Details: Service provided: Offers warm and cold carryout meals from 4:00 - 6:00 PM, Monday-Saturday.

 

Harvest House Soup Kitchen

1107 S. Fairview Street

Bloomington, IN

812-339-4462

http://www.oocities.org/hhsoupkitchen/

Details: Service provided: Serves free soup and sandwich lunches on Sundays from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

 

Hoosier Hills Food Bank

2333 W. Industrial Drive

Bloomington, IN

812-334-8374

http://www.hhfoodbank.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hoosier-Hills-Food-Bank-48412266243/

Details: Service provided: Collects, stores, and distributes nutritious food products to nonprofit organizations, which provide free feeding programs that serve both ill and needy families and individuals in Monroe, Martin, Owen, Orange, Brown, and Lawrence Counties in Central Indiana.

 

Monroe County United Ministries

827 W. 14th Court

Bloomington, IN

812-339-3429

http://mcum.org/programs/ssc/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MCUMorg/

Details: Coaching and resource assistance to families and individuals of the Monroe County community who are experiencing hardship, short or long term crisis. Programming to ensure that these crises don’t have to leave families hungry, cold, or faced with utility shut-off or eviction.

 

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

1100 W. Allen Street

Bloomington, IN

812-355-6843

http://mhcfoodpantry.org/what-we-do/food-pantry/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MHCHub/

Details: Services provided: Food Pantry Hours: Mondays – Fridays 12 noon-6pm. The Food Pantry operates on the honor system and the patron choice model. Patrons don’t need ID or proof of need.  All they have to do is sign in. We ask patrons to meet one of our guidelines while visiting the pantry. These guidelines are listed at the bottom of the page. The pantry is set up like a small grocery and patrons walk through and choose the items they need. MHC provides one bag per person in the household and an extra bag for produce. They stock a variety of foods including produce, bread, soy products, canned goods, oats, rice, yoghurt, dairy and more.

 

Housing

A Friend's Place (The Shalom Community Center)

919 S. Rogers Street

Bloomington, IN

812-332-1444

http://shalomcommunitycenter.org/programs-and-services/overnight-shelter-a-friends-place#sthash.ZI6QClzU.dpbs

 

Bloomington Catholic Worker/Christian Radical

821 N. Blair Avenue

Bloomington, IN

812-339-4456

Details: "Service: Provides In home hospitality-  extended stay with a local family, requirements for admission"

 

Bloomington Housing Authority

1007 N. Summitt Street

Bloomington, IN

812-339-3491

http://www.bhaindiana.net/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bhaindiana/

Details: Provides veterans affairs supportive housing, housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) rental assistance for homeless veterans. Combines rental assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the VA. The VA provides these services for participating Veterans at VA medical centers (VAMCs) and community-based outreach clinics."
 

Housing First at Crawford Homes (Shalom Community Center)

620 South Walnut

Bloomington, IN

Hospitality: (812) 334-5728 Office: (812) 334-5734

Details: Services provided: Housing and supportive services for individuals, couples, and families experiencing long-term homelessness due to a disability. The Crawford Homes program is part of a national campaign to eliminate homelessness for those who suffer with the greatest needs and struggles.

 

Interfaith Emergency Winter Shelter

Location varies

Bloomington, IN

https://www.interfaithwintershelter.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/interfaithemergencyshelter/

 

Middle Way House

PO Box 95

Bloomington, IN

812-333-7404

https://www.middlewayhouse.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MiddleWayHouse/

Details: Services: 24 hour Crisis hotline, Emergency Shelter for those fleeing violence at home and victims of human trafficking; Legal Advocacy-For victims of sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, child abuse, harassment, financial coercion, or of other related crimes Transition Housing To help low-income adults recovering from the impacts of domestic violence, to secure permanent, safe and affordable housing; achieve economic security; and develop their capacities for self-determination. Prevention services: Building Healthy Relationships (BHR) School-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention  Youth-Serving Agencies-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention Programming Campus & Community-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention Programming Queer Talk (QT)"


New Hope Family Shelter, Inc.

301 W. 2nd Street

Bloomington, IN

812-334-9840

http://newhopefamilyshelter.org/

Details: Emergency shelter for families of all genders, legal guardians with current physical custody/guardianship of all gender/aged children. Shelter services: case management, life skills training, advocacy, Strategies for Family Coping Resources, tutoring for homeless students, job coaching and mentoring programming for adults and children. Emergency services include drop in day shelter for parents with children and unaccompanied youth: food pantry, daily use items (such as toiletries), laundry, computer/phone access, job search assistance, guidance area resources, street outreach program, early childhood day care provided to at risk and homeless children at The Nest at New Hope (infant - kindergarten). LGBTQ homeless services.

 

Stepping Stones

PO Box 1366

Bloomington, IN

812-339-9771

http://www.steppingstones-inc.org/mission.html

Details: Transitional housing and supportive services to youth 16-20 years old who are experiencing homelessness that includes: Transitional Housing, Independent Living , Essential skills to achieve a successful transition into adulthood and become self-sufficient. Educational Assistance
Job Coaching, Financial Counseling, Health & Wellness, Health Care, and Recreational activities Alternatives & Awareness (AA)-Educates youth on the negative effects of drug use and gives them healthy alternatives.


Wheeler Mission Center for Women and Children Agape House

400 S. Opportunity Lane

Bloomington, IN

812-334-4047

Details: Emergency Services for women and women with children; 30-day program Assist to women and with basic temporal needs, like meals and shelter, while assessing the factors that led them to homelessness.


Wheeler Mission Street Center for Men

215 S. Westplex Avenue

Bloomington, IN

812-333-1905

Details: Services/Programs: Emergency Services: Shelter to homeless and/or disadvantaged men, meals, hygiene, chapel services, case management, medical, dental, podiatric and vision services are also available; Residential Programs Long-term programs designed to address the specific issues that contribute to life instability and homelessness; Addiction Recovery.

 

Medical/Health

Amethyst House Inc.

645 North Walnut Street

Bloomington, IN

812-336-3570 ext. 206

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Amethyst-House-56501853800/

Details: not-for-profit United Way agency that provides residential and outpatient services for people with drug and alcohol addiction and problem gambling issues. Services provided: Residential and Outpatient. Preferential admission for pregnant women and IV drug users. Outpatient services includes: Intensive outpatient treatment, Individual, group, and family therapy, evaluation, case management, and referral services, Intervention/Education classes (including Prime For Life) Problem gambling treatment and education.  
 

Bloomington Meadows Hospital

3600 North Prow Road

Bloomington, IN

812-331-8000

http://www.bloomingtonmeadows.com/Programs/

Details: Programs: Outpatient Services, Acute Inpatient, and Adolescents Partial Hospitalization: Outpatient-Psychiatric Evals/Medication Reviews; Acute Inpatient-Youth and Adult Behavioral Health, Adult- Detoxification;  Adolescent Partial Hospitalization-This program is strength-based, solution-oriented and provides family-focused interventions for lasting change.
 

Centerstone Inc.

645 South Rogers Street

Bloomington, IN

812-355-6310

https://centerstone.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CenterstoneIN/

Details: Services: Addictions Care for teens and adults, Counseling for adults, Counseling for children and teens, Health Home Care, Child and Teen Community (home and school) Mental Health Care, Adult Community (home and beyond) Mental Health Care.
Crisis Services (outpatient, telephone, walk-in, mobile), Psychiatric Medical Services, Employment Coaching, Forensic Diversion (helping teens and adults with court and jail issues), Pharmacy (Genoa), Grant Services"

 

Centerstone Inc.

812 West 1st Street

Bloomington, IN

812-337-2435

https://centerstone.org/locations/indiana/facilities/centerstone-bloomington-peer-run-recovery

Details: Services: Addictions Care to adults, Adult Community (home and beyond) Mental Health Care, Grant Services
 

Centerstone Inc.

221 North Rogers Street

Bloomington, IN

812-337-2424

https://centerstone.org/locations/indiana/facilities/centerstone-bloomington-recovery-engagement-center

Details: Services: Addictions Care for adults, Forensic Diversion (helping teens and adults with court and jail issues)
 

Indiana Center for Recovery

1004  W. First Street

Bloomington, IN

812-822-2510

https://treatment.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Indiana+Center+for+Recovery_Bloomington_Indiana_339889

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IndianaCFR/

Details: Treatment for addictions of all kinds: alcohol, benzodiazepines, cocaine, heroin and other opiates, inhalants, marijuana and synthetic marijuana, methamphetamine and other stimulants, and oxycodone and other painkillers. The center accepts private-pay insurance; Medicaid and Medicare are not accepted.
 

Midwest Intervention Group

500 West Fourth Street, Suite #3

Bloomington, IN

812-223-7223

http://www.midwestinterventions.com/ServicesProvided.en.html

Details: Treatment specialization: Drug and alcohol interventions, Treatment Consulting, Sober Coaching, Parent Support Coaching, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Work and Career Coaching, Stress Management, Addiction & Recovery, Conflict Resolution
 

Volunteers In Medicine of Monroe County

811 West 2nd Street

Bloomington, IN

812-333-4001

http://www.vimmonroecounty.org/services.php

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VIMMonroeCounty/

Details: Services: Free, quality primary and preventive care for both chronic and acute illnesses. The following services are also available at no cost: primary care, walk-in urgent care, women's health, diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing specialists, including orthopedics, podiatry, cardiology, neurology and others, behavioral and mental health, medications,* dental care, health support services, care management, chronic disease education, assistance with insurance enrollment and system navigation.

* Clinic doctors prescribe narcotics only on a very short-term basis for immediate and temporary issues such as extractions or a broken leg.

 

Wheeler Mission Training Center at Camp Hunt

7790 N. Fish Road

Bloomington, IN

812-332-2452

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Wheeler-Mission-Training-Center-at-Camp-Hunt-118894301496186/

Details: Programs/Services: Long-term, residential programs. Our property is situated on 285 acres in north Bloomington, bordering the Morgan Monroe State Forest. It is dedicated to Christian Regeneration, Discipleship, and Fellowship. Camp Hunt exists to serve men and their families and specializes in serving those overcoming addictions or life dominating sin.

 

Preventative

City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development

401 N Morton Street, Suite 130

Bloomington, IN

812-349-3401

https://bloomington.in.gov/housing/counseling

Details: Housing counseling options that cover a wide-range of housing issues. Counseling is free of charge and designed to help you make informed decisions for yourself about your housing options.
Default counseling
Reverse Mortgage Counseling

 

The Salvation Army

115 N. Rogers Street

Bloomington, IN

812-334-1366

http://corps.salvationarmyindiana.org/bloomington/services/social-services-2/

Details: Housing: In the event of natural disaster or other such emergency such as a fire, tornado or flooding; Healthcare and medical assistance; Food pantry/meals/toiletries/clothing: (pantry-Wednesday: 9am – 11:30am) Holiday Meals, clothing: Thrift Store Wednesday: 9:00am-11:30am, Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00pm-3:30pm, Friday: 9:00am-11:30am  Jan. through Oct.; Preventative services: Rental Assistance, Utility Bill Assistance

 

South Central Community Action Program, Inc.

1500 W. 15th Street

Bloomington, IN

812-339-3447

http://www.insccap.org/pages/programs

Details: Opportunities for low-income citizens to move toward personal and economic independence which include: Provide cash grants and financial assistance,  information on other Indiana and federal government assistance programs, Energy Assistance Program, Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Programs, Weatherization Program, Section 8 Housing Vouchers assistance.

 

Specialized Services

American Red Cross

411 E. 7th Street

Bloomington, IN

812-332-7292

www.redcross.org

Details: Service: Assistance to families and communities in recovery from disasters

 

Amethyst House Inc.

645 North Walnut Street

Bloomington, IN

812-336-3570 ext. 206

http://www.amethysthouse.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Amethyst-House-56501853800/

Details: not-for-profit United Way agency that provides residential and outpatient services for people with drug and alcohol addiction and problem gambling issues. Services provided: Residential and Outpatient. Preferential admission for pregnant women and IV drug users. Outpatient services includes: Intensive outpatient treatment, Individual, group, and family therapy, evaluation, case management, and referral services, Intervention/Education classes (including Prime For Life) Problem gambling treatment and education.  
 

Area 10 Agency on Aging

631 W. Edgewood Drive

Ellettsville, IN

812-876-3383

http://www.area10agency.org/services

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/area10agency/

Details: Services: Information and access to resources for seniors, persons with disabilities and family caregivers living in Monroe and Owen counties. Programs that serve aging population include the Aging and Disability Resource Center, case management, meal delivery and food pantry, assistance to the homebound, transportation services, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, senior housing, and the Endwright Center.

 

Bloomington Catholic Worker/Christian Radical

821 N. Blair Avenue

Bloomington, IN

812-339-4456

Details: In home hospitality- extended stay with a local family, requirements for admission

 

Bloomington Housing Authority

1007 N. Summitt Street

Bloomington, IN

812-339-3491

http://www.bhaindiana.net/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bhaindiana/

Details: Services provided: veterans affairs supportive housing, housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) rental assistance for homeless veterans; rental assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the VA. The VA provides these services for participating Veterans at VA medical centers (VAMCs) and community-based outreach clinics.
 

Bloomington Meadows Hospital

3600 North Prow Road

Bloomington, IN

812-331-8000

http://www.bloomingtonmeadows.com/Programs/

Details: Programs/Services provided: Outpatient services, acute inpatient, and adolescent partial hospitalization: Outpatient includes: psychiatric Evaluation and medication reviews; Acute Inpatient includes: Youth and adult behavioral health, adult- detoxification;  adolescent partial hospitalization-This program is strength-based, solution-oriented and provides family-focused interventions for lasting change.

 

Hoosier Hills Food Bank

2333 W. Industrial Drive

Bloomington, IN

812-334-8374

http://www.hhfoodbank.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hoosier-Hills-Food-Bank-48412266243/

Details: Service provided: collects, stores, and distributes nutritious food products to nonprofit organizations, which provide free feeding programs that serve both ill and needy families and individuals in Monroe, Martin, Owen, Orange, Brown, and Lawrence Counties in Central Indiana.


Middle Way House

PO Box 95

Bloomington, IN

812-333-7404

https://www.middlewayhouse.org/

Details: Services provided: 24 hour Crisis hotline, Emergency Shelter for those fleeing violence at home and victims of human trafficking; Legal Advocacy-For victims of sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, child abuse, harassment, financial coercion, or of other related crimes Transition Housing To help low-income adults recovering from the impacts of domestic violence, to secure permanent, safe and affordable housing; achieve economic security; and develop their capacities for self-determination. Prevention services: Building Healthy Relationships (BHR) School-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention  Youth-Serving Agencies-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention Programming Campus & Community-Based Sexual & Dating Violence Prevention Programming Queer Talk (QT)

 

Midwest Intervention Group

500 West Fourth Street, Suite #3

Bloomington, IN

812-223-7223

http://www.midwestinterventions.com/ServicesProvided.en.html

Details: Services provided: Treatment specialization: Drug and alcohol interventions, Treatment Consulting, Sober Coaching, Parent Support Coaching, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Work and Career Coaching, Stress Management, Addiction & Recovery, and Conflict Resolution.

 

New Hope Family Shelter, Inc.

PO box 154

Bloomington, IN

812-334-9840

http://newhopefamilyshelter.org/

Details: Services: 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.


Perry Township - Monroe County

1010 S. Walnut

Bloomington, IN

812-336-3713

http://www.perrytownship.info/index.php/assistance.html

Details: Services provided: emergency assistance to low-income people experiencing a crisis of need; emergency short-term assistance may be able to help with basic needs, such as short-term assistance with rent, utilities, food, household items, and mortgage lenders, when no other resource is available.
 

South Central Community Action Program, Inc.

1500 W. 15th Street

Bloomington, IN

812-339-3447

http://www.insccap.org/pages/programs

Details: Opportunities for low-income citizens to move toward personal and economic independence which include: Provide cash grants and financial assistance,  information on other Indiana and federal government assistance programs, Energy Assistance Program, Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Programs, Weatherization Program, Section 8 Housing Vouchers assistance


Stepping Stones

PO Box 1366

Bloomington, IN

812-339-9771

http://www.steppingstones-inc.org/mission.html

Details: Transitional housing and supportive services to youth 16-20 years old who are experiencing homelessness that includes: Transitional Housing, Independent Living , Essential skills to achieve a successful transition into adulthood and become self-sufficient. Educational Assistance
Job Coaching, Financial Counseling, Health & Wellness, Health Care, and Recreational activities Alternatives & Awareness (AA)-Educates youth on the negative effects of drug use and gives them healthy alternatives.


The Salvation Army

115 N. Rogers Street

Bloomington, IN

812-334-1366

http://corps.salvationarmyindiana.org/bloomington/services/social-services-2/

Details: Housing: In the event of natural disaster or other such emergency such as a fire, tornado or flooding; Healthcare and medical assistance; Food pantry/meals/toiletries/clothing: (pantry-Wednesday: 9am – 11:30am) Holiday Meals, clothing: Thrift Store Wednesday: 9:00am-11:30am, Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00pm-3:30pm, Friday: 9:00am-11:30am  Jan. through Oct. ; Preventative services: Rental Assistance, Utility Bill Assistance"


The Shalom Community Center

620 S. Walnut Street

Bloomington, IN

812-334-5728

http://shalomcommunitycenter.org/#sthash.mTSU2Ssf.dpbs

Details: Services provided: Hunger Relief & Life Essentials-Day Shelter & Daytime Sleep Room, Restrooms, Showers, Laundry, Bus tickets, Prescription Assistance, Health Insurance Payment Assistance, Rent and Utility Assistance, Birth Certificates and ID Assistance, Telephones, Mailing address, Day and long-term storage, Copying, Faxing, and Postage, Clothing, shoes, sleeping bags, backpacks, socks, coats, gloves, hats, and other supplies, Toiletries, including, soap, shampoo, toothbrushes and toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, deodorant, razors, and more, Diapers, wipes, and other baby supplies and more; Crisis Casework: drop-in casework for those struggling with crises and in need of assistance between 9am and 3pm, Monday through Friday; Street Outreach; Rapid Re-housing

 

Wheeler Mission Center for Women and Children Agape House

400 S. Opportunity Lane

Bloomington, IN

812-334-4047

Details: Emergency Services for women and women with children; 30-day program Assist to women and with basic temporal needs, like meals and shelter, while assessing the factors that led them to homelessness.


Wheeler Mission Street Center for Men

215 S. Westplex Avenue

Bloomington, IN

812-333-1905

Details: Services provided: Emergency Services: Shelter to homeless and/or disadvantaged men, meals, hygiene, chapel services, case management, Medical, dental, podiatric and vision services are also available; Residential Programs
Long-term programs, Designed to address the specific issues that contribute to life instability and homelessness; Addiction Recovery"

 

Wheeler Mission Training Center at Camp Hunt

7790 N. Fish Road

Bloomington, IN

812-332-2452

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Wheeler-Mission-Training-Center-at-Camp-Hunt-118894301496186/

Details: Programs/Services provided: Long-term, residential programs. Our property is situated on 285 acres in north Bloomington, bordering the Morgan Monroe State Forest. It is dedicated to Christian Regeneration, Discipleship, and Fellowship. Camp Hunt exists to serve men and their families and specializes in serving those overcoming addictions or life dominating sin.