Resourse Info

Bloomington, IN Emergency Shelter / Food Resources:

National Resources On Homelessness: See Resourse Info.

Helpful Agencies / Resources:

Food Resources: Helpful Agencies / Resources:


Housing Resources:

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Assistance Resources:




  • Credit Counseling
    205 N. College Ave. Suite 014 Bloomington, IN
    Ph# 1-812-333-6083
    Non Profit Credit counseling.


  • Social Security
    555 E. Miller Dr. Bloomington, IN 47401
    Ph# 1-812-334-4222 www.ssa.gov/
    Social Security is a social insurance program which pays benefits to workers and their families to replace part of the income lost when a worker dies, becomes disabled or retires. The worker must have worked enough to be insured. Contact this office for other entitlement requirements.



  • South Central Community Action Program
    1500 W. 15th St. Bloomington, IN 47404
    Ph# 1-812-339-3447 www.sccap.monroe.in.us/
    Services: Head Start, Energy Assistance, Winterization, Commodities, Water/Sewer Assistance Program, Trash Stickers and Garbage Bag Programs, Section 8 Housing Program, Self-Sufficiency Program.
    Eligibility: Low-income people in Brown, Monroe, Morgan, and Owen Counties. Head Start: 1-812-334-8350



  • Bean Blossom Township Trustee:
    7887 N. Old Dutch Rd. Ellettsville IN 47429
    Ph# 1-812-876-5109 Trustee Vera E. Francke
    Fax# 1-812-935-8147
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Benton Township Trustee:
    7606 E. St. Rd. 45 Unionville IN 47468
    Ph# 1-812-332-6081 Trustee Donna Richardson
    Fax# 1-812-332-2637
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Bloomington Township Trustee:
    2111 W. Vernal Pike, Bloomington, IN 47404-2874
    Ph# 1-812-336-4976 Trustee Nancy L. Brinegar
    Fax# 1-812-335-8993.
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Clear Creek Township Trustee:
    9206 S. Highway 37 Bloomington IN 47403
    Ph# 812-824-7225 Trustee Thelma Jeffries
    Fax# 812-824-9960
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Indian Creek Township Trustee:
    8383 Mt. Zion Rd., Bloomington, IN 47403-9715
    Ph# 812-824-4981 Trustee Sam Hollingsworth
    Fax# 812-824-4981
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Perry Township Trustee:
    1404 S Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47401-5826
    Ph# 812-336-3713 Trustee Dan Combs
    Fax# 812-332-6406
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Polk Township Trustee:
    9220 Old Dutch Ridge Road, Heltonville, 47436
    Ph# 812-837-9286 Trustee Christopher Spiek
    Fax# 812-837-9286
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Richland Township Trustee:
    5835 N. Maple Grove Rd., Bloomington, IN 47404-9047
    Ph# 812-876-2509 Trustee Donald R. Lewis
    Fax# 812-876-7843
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Salt Creek Township Trustee:
    3627 S. Old State Rd. 446, Blooomington, IN 47401-9746
    Ph# 812-332-9777 Trustee Stanley R. Hawkins
    Fax# 812-332-0761
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Van Buren Township Trustee:
    2130 S. Kirby Rd., Bloomington, IN 47403-9235
    Ph# 812-825-4490 Trustee Gary Bruce
    Fax# 812-825-9700
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Washington Township Trustee:
    8789 N. Old State Rd. 37, Bloomington, IN 47408-9246
    Ph# 812-331-0809 Trustee Nina Walls
    Fax# 812-332-9300
    Assistance to those in need within the township may include medical assistance, food, shelter, utilities payments, funeral expenses and transportation.



  • Soap (Students Organized Against Poverty)
    48C, Student Activities Tower ( Indiana Memorial Union )
    Ph# 812-855-2319 www.indiana.edu/~soap/
    A student volunteer group based at IU that provides basic furniture, such as beds, couches, chairs, and tables to people in need.
  • See Assistance Resources:


    Medical Resources:




  • Center For Behavior Health
    645 S. Rogers St. Bloomington, IN 47403
    Ph# 1-812-3391691 www.the-center.org
    Mental health, drug and alcohol treatment. M - F 8:00am - 4:00pm



  • Community Eye Care Center
    803 N. Monroe St. Bloomington, IN 47404
    Ph# 1-812-855-1671 www.opt.indiana.edu/clinics/centers/cecc.htm
    24-hour emergency eye care is available. Call -855-8436 and listen for instructions.



  • Crisis Pregnancy Center
    812 N. College Ave. Bloomington, IN
    Ph# 1-812-334-0055 www.cpcbloomington.org/
    Pregnancy testing and counseling, material support program, Doula services, prenatal childhood and parenting education. Hannah House Maternity Home. 1-812-334-2662 .



  • Dental Care Center
    306 N. Morton St. Bloomington, IN
    Ph# 812-339-7700
    Provides dental exams, x-rays, cleaning, fillings, crowns, root canal therapy, extractions, dentures, bridge work, and care education. Reduced fees available based on income and household size. Medicaid and insurance accepted.



  • Monroe County Health Dept.
    119 W. 7th St. Bloomington, IN 47404
    Ph# 812-349-2542 www.co.monroe.in.us/health
    Fax: 812-339-6481
    The mission of the Monroe County Health Department is to promote the best achievable scope and quality of health services for the public. The health of every citizen is fundamental to their personal happiness and well-being, and is essential to the security and prosperity of the community, state, and nation.



  • Medicare
    555 E. Miller Dr. Bloomington, IN 47401
    Ph# 812-334-4222 www.ssa.gov/
    Fax: 812-334-4229
    Federal health insurance program for people 65 or older, people of any age with permanent kidney failure, and people who have received Social Security disability benefits for 24 months.
  • See Medical Resources:


    Employment Resources:




  • South Central Workforce Development (Employment Office)
    450 Landmark Ave. Bloomington, Indiana 47402
    1-812-331-6008 www.in.gov/dwd/
    Connecting workers with employers in Indiana. M-F 8am - 4pm



  • Vocational Rehabilitation
    450 Landmark Ave. Bloomington, Indiana 47402
    Ph# 1-812-332-7331 www.in.gov/fssa/servicedisabl/vr/offices.html
    For information regarding vocational rehabilitation services, such as employment services, supported employment, assistive technology, transition services or the Independent Living Program, contact the Regional Office nearest you.
  • See Employment Resources:

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