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Porter County

  • Lead Agency: Valparaiso University
  • Coalition Coordinator: Susan Gleason        
  • Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 836 LaPorte Avenue; Valparaiso, IN 46383
  • Phone: 219-464-5480
  • Fax: 219-464-5425
  • E-mail: Susan.Gleason@valpo.edu
  • County Data

  • county population
  • demographics breakdown
  • smoking rate
  • Tobacco Free Policies

    Public School Districts:

  • Duneland School Corporation
  •  East Porter County School Corporation
  • MSD of Boone Township
  • Porter Township School Corporation
  • Union Township School Corporation
  • Valparaiso Community Schools
  • ·     Government Buildings:

  • County Office Building
  • Portage- City Building
  • Portage- City Parks
  • Valparaiso- City Building
  • Burns Harbor- City Building
  • Kouts- Town Hall
  • Hebron- Town Hall
  • Chesterton-City Building
  •  

    Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Porter County
  • Centier Bank
  • City of Portage
  • City of Valparaiso
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Chapel of the Resurrection
  • Covenant Life Ministries
  • Duneland School Corporation
  • East Porter County Schools
  • Faith Baptist Church,
  • Family and Youth Services
  • First Methodist Valparaiso
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Harris Bank
  • Hebron High School
  • Hilltop Community Health Center
  • Indiana Latino institute
  • InMan's Recreation Center
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Ivy Tech State College
  • Liberty Bible Church
  • Magic Sports and Emerson Power Transmission
  • MDWise
  • Mental Health of America
  • Methodist Church-Chesterton
  • Moeller Funeral Home
  • New Creation
  • New Song Fellowship
  • Northshore Health Clinic
  • Northwest Indian Forum
  • NWI First Steps
  • Opportunity Enterprises
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
  • Pioneer Products
  • Portage Township Schools
  • Portage YMCA
  • Porter County Career Center
  • Porter County Community Foundation
  • Porter County Educational Interlocal
  • Porter County Health Department
  • Porter County Hoosier Health Coalition and Heartland Community Church
  • Porter Hospital
  • Porter County Prosecutor's Office
  •  Porter County Sherriff's Office
  • Porter County Step Ahead
  • Porter County Substance Abuse Council
  • Powerder Tech
  • Purdue Cooperative Extension
  • Salvation Army
  • Schoop's Restaurant
  • Senator Richard Lugar's Office
  • Smith Read Mix
  • Steelworkers Union #6787
  • Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Society of Human Resource Managers
  • Society for Nurses in Advanced Practice and Porter-Starke Services
  • The Caring Place
  • Union Township Schools
  • United Methodist Church
  • United Way of Porter County
  • Urschel Laboratories
  • Valparaiso Community Schools
  • Valparaiso Parks and Recreation
  • Valparaiso University
  • Valparaiso University College of Nursing
  • Valparaiso University Student Nurse Association
  • Valparaiso YMCA
  • VNA Hospice
  • WIC
  • Work One and Workforce Innovations
  • Community Indicators

  • Proportion of tobacco free campus policies for hospitals, health care centers, and clinics.
  • Extent of community activism among youth to support community change that includes youth involved in the VOICE movement.
  • Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.
  • Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline
  • Funding

  • Funding for July 2009- June 2011: $220,000