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Area 10 Agency on Aging

Address: 630 West Edgewood Drive, Elletsville, IN 47429
Phone: (812) 876-3383
About: Area 10 Agency on Aging offers 3 main nutrition and food services for senior citizens.
Congregate Meals:  We offer congregate meals at 11 am at the following locations: Spencer Senior Center, Fairview United Methodist Church (Bloomington), Cambridge Square Apartments (Bloomington), Unionville Senior Center, and Maple Shades Apartments (Ellettsville). Seniors must be over 60, and a $2 donation is requested.
Mobile Meals:  We home deliver meals to seniors who are 60 years of age or older and who are unable to prepare meals for themselves due to illness or disability. A $2 donation is requested to help cover the cost of the program.
Food Pantry:  We provide seniors with two bags of groceries and frozen food each month. Seniors must be over 60 and can call 812-876-3383 to request an application for eligibility.

Backstreet Missions (Gino's Cafeteria)

Monday-Friday: Lunch: 11-12 pm; Dinner: 4-5 pm
Saturday: Breakfast 8-9:30 am; Lunch 11-12 pm

Bloomington Meals on Wheels, Inc.

Address: 714 S. Rogers St. Phone: (812) 323-4982
About: Provides meals to home-bound people who are unable to cook for themselves. No age or economic restrictions. To enroll, call number listed. A volunteer will arrange for meal delivery and special dietary needs, explain the costs and how payments can be made.

Bloomington Catholic Worker

Address: 573 & 577 Graham Place
Phone: (812) 339-4456
About: We share a home-based dinner every night of the week at 6:00 on the south-side to which all are welcome.  Thursday nights have the largest feast.  Please call so we can direct you to the correct house.

Community Kitchen

Address: 917 S. Rogers St.
Phone: (812) 332-0999
Monday-Saturday: Dinner: 4-6 p.m.
About: Provides hot meals in a sit-down area as well as cold carry-out boxed meals. Also provides meals for after-school programs at Boys and Girls Club, The Rise, Girls, Inc., Monroe County Community Corrections JAMS Program, Teen Learning Center, and Rhino's Youth Center.

Community Kitchen Express

Address: 100 W. 11th St.
Monday-Saturday: Dinner: 4 - 6 pm
About: Provides hot and cold meals as carryout only. See Community Kitchen listing (above) for phone and volunteer information.

First Christian Church

Address: Corner of Kirkwood Ave. and Washington St. Sunday: Breakfast: 8-9:30 am

Harvest House Soup Kitchen

Address: 1107 S. Fairview Dr.
Phone: (812) 339-4462
Sunday: Lunch: 2-4 pm

Shalom Community Center

Address: 620 South Walnut Street
Phone: (812) 334-5728
Monday-Friday: Breakfast: 8-9:30 am;
Lunch: 12-1:30 pm (except Wednesday lunch, 12-1 pm)
About: A daytime resource center for those experiencing homelessness and poverty. The facility is open all day and functions as a Day Shelter for guests, where they can use
restroom facilities, make phone calls, and do their laundry. Guests can go there to see case workers, employment counselors, connect with visiting agencies, seek assistance through the Family Homelessness Prevention Project, store belongings, receive mail, use restroom facilities, and take a hot shower.

Hoosier Hills Food Bank

Address: 2333 W. Industrial Park Drive
Phone: (812) 334-8374
About: Collects, stores and distributes donated food to 84 nonprofit organizations with feeding programs that directly serve needy and hungry people. Distributes about 2 million pounds of food to hungry people each year.

MCUM Emergency Pantry

Address: 827 W. 14th St.
Phone: (812) 339-3429
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-11:30 am.; 1-3:30 pm
About: Canned goods only. One week's worth provided. Must be Monroe County resident. Must present photo ID, SS#, last 30 days income.

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

Address: 1010 S. Walnut St.
Phone: (812) 355-6843
Hours: Monday-Friday 4-6 pm
About: Provides nutritious food to people in need. Most of the food is received from the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Also operates a Nutrition Education Program and an organic Community Gardening Program.

Salvation Army

Address: 111 N. Rogers St.
Phone: (812) 336-4310
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-noon; 1 pm to 4 pm
About: Need ID. Depending upon income and resources, can offer one week's supply of groceries. Will not provide again for at least 30 days.

First United Methodist Church

Address: 219 E. 4th Street
Hours: Wednesdays, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
About: Provides brown bag lunch, groceries.

Township Trustees Food Pantries - Bloomington

Address: 2111 W. Vernal Pike
Phone: (812) 336-4976
Hours: Monday to Friday 8 am - 4 pm
About: Provides canned goods. Must be a resident of Bloomington Township.

Township Trustees Food Pantries - Perry

Address: 1010 S. Walnut St.
Phone: (812) 336-3713
Hours: Monday–Friday 9 am-3 pm
About: Provides canned goods. Must be a resident of Perry Township.