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Indiana State Department of Health

Tobacco Prevention & Cessation > Community Programs > Local Community-Based & Minority-Based Partners > Map > Grant County Grant County

Grant County

  • Lead Agency:  Boys & Girls Club of Grant County
  • Coalition Coordinator: Jenalee Veenkant

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 3402 S.Meridian St.; Marion, IN 46953
  • Phone: 765-664-6141
  • Fax: 765-664-6077
  • E-mail: jenaleeveenkant@gmail.com

County Data

Total Population - 73,403

Ages 0-4 - 4,353
Ages 5-17 - 12,985
Ages 18-24 - 8,632
Ages 25 and older - 47,433

African American - 5,281
White - 65,495
Hispanic - 1,787

Tobacco Free Policies

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

  •    Marion General Hospital

·     Public School Districts:

  •   Oak Hill United School Corporation

·   Government Buildings:

County

  • Sheriff Department
  • County Office Building

City

  • Courthouse
  • Marion - City Offices
  • Marion Public Library
  • Van Buren- Town Buildings, Vehicles, and Parks

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Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  •   Ambucare
  •   Bridges to Health
  •   Community Foundation of Grant County
  •   Community School of the Arts
  •    DART
  •    Eastbrook Jr.-Sr. High School
  •    Eastbook VOICE
  •    Family Services Society
  •   Grant County 4-H
  •   Grant County Health Department
  •   Grant County on the Go
  •   Grace Community Church
  •   Grace House
  •   Great Beginnings
  •   Head Start
  •   Healthy Families of Grant County
  •   Indiana Wesleyan University
  •   Ivy Tech State College
  •   Lactation Education Center
  •   Madison Grant Jr.-Sr. High School
  •   Marion Family Practice
  •   Marion General Hospital
  •   Marion High School
  •   Marion Public Library
  •   Marion VOICE
  •   Minority Health Coalition
  •   Mississinewa High School
  •   Mississinewa VOICE
  •   Mt. Olive Church
  •   Oak Hill Jr.-Sr. High School
  •   Parish Nursing
  •   Parks and Recreation Department
  •   Purdue Cooperative Extension Service
  •   R J Baskett Middle School
  •   Taylor University
  •   VA Hospital

Community Indicators

  •      Extent of community activism among youth to support community change that includes youth involved in the VOICE movement.
  •      Proportion of smoke free policies for worksites, including restaurants and bars.
  •      Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.
  •      Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline
  •      Proportion of health care providers and health care systems that have fully implemented the Public Health Service guidelines for cessation.
  •      Proportion of worksites that provide employer-sponsored cessation support for employees who use tobacco.
  •      Extent of participation by partners within the broad-based coalition.
  •      Extent of participation by groups representing disparately affected (i.e. hard to reach) populations in the community. 

Funding:

  • Funding for July 2009- June 2011: $63,000