Resources and Catholic Links



  • St. Vincent de Paul Society

If you are in need of assistance please call 279-8555.


  • St. Vincent de Paul Society Store hours:

Monday thru Friday 12-4, Saturday 10-2 Closed Sunday

Shop Phone 277-0051

  • Pastoral Counseling:

If you are in need of pastoral counseling,

you may contact Father Rick Eldred at 812-276-9685.

  • Professional Counseling:

If you are in need of professional counseling,

please contact Catholic Charities Counseling.

803 N. Monroe Street
Bloomington, IN 47404


Phone 812-332-1262

  • Crisis:

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE / 1-800-784-2433
                             1-800-273-TALK / 1-800-273-8255
                     TTy: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 or 1-800-252-2873
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1 800 800-5556
Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority: INFORMATION & REFERRAL
(812) 849-4457 or 1-800-333-2451

Crisis Hotline: 1-888-522-8262

  • Becky's Place Women and Children Shelter:

    1108 Fifth Street, Bedford, IN 47421
     Phone: (812) 275-5773

Becky’s Place is a shelter located in Bedford, Indiana for women and children who are experiencing homelessness and moving toward a life of self-sufficiency.

  • Pregnancy:

Hope Pregnancy Center 275-2827

Physical address: 717 Lincoln Ave., Bedford
Mailing address: PO Box 1084, Bedford

  • Addictions:

Alcohol Anonymous in Bloomington: 330-3978 or 334-8191
Outside Bloomington:  1-800-589-8153
Narcotics Anonymous Limestone Area (Bloomington)

Phone: 812-331-9767
Adult Addiction Hotline Tel:

(866) 558-9817 (7 days 24 hours)

  • Marriage and Family:

Marriage and Family Alliance Resource

Fathers Forever Coalition  


  • Catholic Charities of Bloomington:

803 N. Monroe Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Phone 812-332-1262
Fax 812-334-8464

  • Bertha's Mission

Bertha's Mission serves meals at 512 Lincoln Ave. in Bedford on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1pm to 6pm. Bertha's Mission offers free meal delivery every Wednesday. Orders must be placed by Monday, and the recipients must be elderly, homebound, or disabled. Please call 317-480-0085.


  • L. I. F. E. Food Pantry

LIFE was started in 1983.  It is a cooperative ministry supported by over 40 churches throughout Lawrence County.  LIFE provides emergency food assistance every 30 days and emergency rent or mortgage/utility assistance. 

Contact 812-278-0139, 812-279-5547, 812-275-1295

  • The American Legion Post 250 in Mitchell is here to assist you with the benefits you earned serving our country. We are open to honorably discharged men and women. Contact the post at 849-3727 or 278-1277. Thanks for your service and Semper Fi.

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