Welcome to

Healthy Communities
of LaPorte County

HCLC promotes the health and well-being of NWI residents through collaboration, education, advocacy and policy development.

Welcome to Healthy Communities of LaPorte County

HCLC promotes the health and well-being of NWI residents through collaboration, education, advocacy and policy development.

Harnessing the Power of Community

Our Vision for Effective Change

We strive to identify community wide needs

to better understand the health issues and social determinants of health that affect the community, and to develop targeted and effective initiatives that address the most pressing needs and promote the health and well-being of all residents.

We support dynamic programs and solutions

to address the complex and evolving health needs of the community. By staying flexible and adaptable, we can respond to emerging health issues and new opportunities to promote health and well-being in the community.

We aim to improve the quality of life in our country

by addressing the social determinants of health, promoting healthy lifestyles and environments, and advocating for policies and programs that support the health and well-being of our community. 

Programs & Coalitions

Covering Kids & Families of Indiana

Covering Kids & Families of Indiana, Inc. (CKF-IN) is a statewide organization committed to ensuring that all children and families eligible for Medicaid and the State’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) are enrolled.

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program

The Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program​ works to reduce the smoking rates in LaPorte County by promoting the 1-800- Quit-Now line. This is a free service available to anyone that wants to quit smoking.


SCRIPT® – Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment – is an award-winning, evidence-based program shown to be effective in helping thousands of pregnant women quit smoking.

Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Coalition

The Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission from the Indiana Department of Health has afforded HCLC the opportunity to collaborate with many local healthcare providers, employers, and organizations on innovative prevention and cessation projects throughout LaPorte County.

Health Coalition

The Health Coalition is focused on improving the health of LaPorte County and surrounding areas by bringing together local organizations to advocate for a healthier community. The coalition aims to develop and implement innovative programs and initiatives that promote better health outcomes for all residents of LaPorte County.

25+ years

In business, advocating for a healthier LaPorte County

$2,000,000 +

Generated for health-related services across LaPorte County


We are a committed organization that generates local, state, and national partnerships to address vital health needs in LaPorte County. Please visit the About Us page for more information.

There are a many ways you can get involved with Healthy Communities of LaPorte County such as donating, volunteering, and working with us. Please visit the Get Involved page for more information.

Healthy Communities of LaPorte County uses a variety of methods to measure the impact of its programs and initiatives. We collect data on program participation, community engagement, and other indicators to track progress towards our goals.

There are many ways to support the work of Healthy Communities of LaPorte County. Donating, volunteering, spreading the word,  and participating in our programs are all great ways to support our mission. 

Like many communities across the United States, LaPorte County faces a variety of health challenges. Some of the biggest health challenges facing LaPorte County include: chronic disease, substance abuse, mental health, access to healthcare, and obesity.