Valparaiso University, American Cancer Society, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, Boy Scouts of America, Care Counseling Center, CHOICES Counseling Center, Duneland School Corp., Duneland YMCA, City of Valparaiso, Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana, Hilltop Community Health Center, Indiana Regional Council of Carpenters, Ivy Tech State College, LULAC, Mental Health Assoc., NW Indiana First Steps Councils, Opportunity Enterprises, Portage Township Schools, Portage YMCA, Porter County Health Dept., Porter County Step Ahead, Porter County Substance Abuse Council, Porter Memorial Hospital, Porter-Starke Services, Valparaiso YMCA, Spring Valley Homeless Shelter, Student Nurses Association, United Way of Porter County, Valparaiso Community School Corp., Valparaiso Police Dept., and VOICE.
The Tobacco Education & Prevention Coalition for Porter County awards small mini-grants to community partners. The purpose of these grants is to provide an opportunity for new or enhanced projects that build partnerships, address issues of youth access, promote cessation, and raise awareness about tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Current community partners who have received mini-grants to assist in these areas include:
Boys & Girls Club of Porter County
Portage Township YMCA
Valparaiso City Police GREAT Program
Relay for Life of Valparaiso
Indiana Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW