Tobacco Control

                                 Mission Statement

The mission of Tobacco Control of Elkhart County (TCEC) is to create, within our community, the belief that tobacco use is physically and financially harmful, and therefore, socially unacceptable.  Our goal is to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products in Elkhart County, and protect our residents from exposure to secondhand or environmental tobacco smoke.

 

                                Hours of Operation

Monday :               8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.                                            

Tuesday - Friday:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                (Available for evening & weekend presentations.)

                                 Services Offered

  • One-on-One Cessation Counseling (Made possible by a grant from the Elkhart County Drug-Free Partnership) 
  • Community Cessation Classes (EGH & GGH)
  • School Presentations (5th-college)
  • Adult Presentations (Churches, clubs & other groups)
  • Worksite Cessation & Smoke-free Policy Consultation
  • Health Fairs (Community and Worksite)

 

                                 Project Description

Tobacco Control of Elkhart County serves as a resource on tobacco- related issues. We provide: general information concerning tobacco products; smoking cessation counseling & worksite cessation; assistance with smoke-free policy development and implementation; and, prevention programs for schools, 5th grade and up. We have speakers available for service clubs, churches and other organizations, and participate in community and worksite health fairs. TCEC is also working with middle and high schools to establish local VOICE groups. VOICE is Indiana's youth led movement, designed to fight back against the tobacco industry.