Other Shelters

Backstreet Mission

Backstreet Missions, Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the homeless and those with spiritual and physical needs, reaching out to people where they are, extending Christ's love in practical ways. Backstreet Missions includes both a Men's Shelter and the Agape House, which shelters women and children.

Address: 215 S Westplex Avenue
Phone Number: 812-333-1905
Website: http://www.backstreet.org/

New Hope Family Shelter

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 main shelter, New Hope House, provides accommodation for three families for up to 90 days while our case manager and director works with those families in daily contact and weekly conferences.

Address: P.O. Box 154
Phone Number: 812-334-9840
Website: http://www.newhopefamilyshelter.org/

Middle Way House

Middle Way offers many programs and services to women and children victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Address: 404 W Kirkwood Avenue
Phone Number: 812-333-7407
24-Hour Crisis Line: 812-336-0846
Website: http://www.middlewayhouse.org/

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is an independent non profit that offers transitional housing and supportive services to youth between the ages of 16-20 experiencing homelessness.

Address: 2615 E 2nd Street
Phone Number: 812-339-9771
Website: http://www.steppingstones-inc.org/index.html

Interfaith Winter Shelter

Interfaith Winter Shelter (IWS) is a low-barrier shelter that provides a winter shelter for homeless individuals in Monroe County from November through March, from 9 PM to 7 AM, seven days a week.

Website: http://interfaithwintershelter.org/

Genesis House

Genesis House exists to provide a safe environment for the homeless community of Bloomington that they may find rest every night. The shelter is open April through October from 8:30 PM to 7 AM

Address: 801 E State Road 45/46 Bypass
Phone Number: 812-336-5757
Website: http://www.igenesischurch.com/

Amethyst House

Amethyst House, Inc., is a Bloomington, IN based not-for-profit United Way agency that provides residential and outpatient services for people with drug and alcohol addiction and problem gambling issues with an additional outpatient office in Evansville, Indiana.

Amethyst offers 3 transitional housing programs in Bloomington:
Men's halfway program serving 19 men
Men's three-quarter program serving 5 men
Women's halfway program serving 11 women and dependent children up to age 6

Address: 645 N Walnut St.
Phone Number: 812-336-3570
Website: http://www.amethysthouse.org/

Behavioral and Mental Health Resources

Center Stone

Centerstone responds to the behavioral healthcare needs of individuals and families, regardless of age or the severity of challenges. Their broad range of professional services is designed to ensure that sensitive, individualized care is available to everyone seeking help.

Address: 645 S Rogers St
Phone Number: 812-339-1619
Website: http://www.centerstone.org/

Stone Belt

Stone Belt is one of the oldest and largest service providers for individuals with developmental disabilities in south central Indiana. We are committed to quality services, and we invite the entire community to play a role in preparing, empowering and supporting individuals with developmental disabilities to fully participate in the life of the community.

Address: 2815 East 10th Street
Phone Number: 812-332-2168
Website: http://www.stonebelt.org/

Abilities Unlimited

Abilities Unlimited supports full community membership for people with disablities. Services include equipment provision, home modifications, chronic pain support, and advocacy.

Address: 2620 N Walnut Street
Phone Number: 812-332-1620
Website: http://www.abilitiesunlimited.net/

Meal Sites

Community Kitchen

Community Kitchen works to eliminate hunger in Monroe County and surrounding areas through direct service, education and advocacy. Their philosophy states that Community Kitchen provides free nutritious meals, nutrition education, referrals to other agencies, and a clean, comfortable social environment for patrons, staff and volunteers.

Meal Times: Monday - Saturday 4 PM - 6 PM

Address: 917 South Rogers St
Phone Number: 812-332-0999
Website: http://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/

First Christian Church

Volunteers prepare, cook, and serve breakfast on Sunday mornings from 7:30 to 9:30 to anyone who stops by for a hot meal or a continental breakfast.

Address: 205 E Kirkwood Avenue
Phone Number: 812-332-4459
Website: http://www.fcc-blmgtn.org/Mission/index.cfm

Shalom Center

The Shalom Community Center is a safe, daytime resource center for people experiencing homelessness and poverty. Since access to food, housing, education, and health and human services are fundamental human rights, Shalom seeks to meet these basic needs. Mealtimes are as follows:

Breakfast: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 9:30 AM
Lunch: Monday - Friday 12 PM - 1:30 PM

Address: 620 South Walnut Avenue
Phone Number: 812-334-5728
Website: http://shalomcommunitycenter.org/

Geno's Cafeteria and Food Pantry

Geno's Cafeteria and Food Pantry is a part of Backstreet Missions, Inc. Meal times are as follows:
Saturday Morning Breakfast: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11 AM - 12 PM
Dinner: Monday - Friday 4 PM - 5 PM

Address: 215 S Westplex Avenue
Phone Number: 812-333-1905
Website: http://www.backstreet.org/Contact.htm