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

LaGrange County

  • Lead Agency: LaGrange County Government
  • Coalition Coordinator: Greg Johnson

Contact Information

County Data

Total Population - 34,909

Ages 0-4 - 3,432
Ages 5-17 - 8,381
Ages 18-24 - 3,580
Ages 25 and older -19,516

African American - 66
White - 33,770
Hispanic - 1,097

Tobacco Free Policies

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital

Public School Districts:

  • Lakeland School Corporation
  • Westview School Corporation
  • Prairie Heights Community School Corporation

Government Buildings:

County

  • Courthouse
  •  Annex

City

  • LaGrange- City Building
  • Topeka- City Building
  • Shipshewana- City Building

Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  • Coconut Hut Youth Center
  • Four County Transition Living
  • LaGrange Communities Youth Center          
  • LaGrange County Circuit Court Probation,
  • LaGrange County Community Foundation
  • LaGrange County Healthy Families
  • LaGrange County Mentor Moms
  • LaGrange County WIC
  • Lakeland Alternative School
  • Lakeland Middle School
  • Northeastern Center
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Prairie Heights Community School Corporation
  • Shispshewana Police Department
  • The Shed
  • Topeka Health and Fitness Center
  • United Fund of LaGrange
  • Westview Jr/Sr. High School
  • Women in Transition

Community Indicators

  • Increase the proportion of Indiana school districts that support and implement a comprehensive school strategy against tobacco use.
  • Proportion of tobacco free campus policies for hospitals, health care centers, and clinics.
  • Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline
  • 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: $50,000