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Tobacco Prevention & Cessation > Community Programs > Local Community-Based & Minority-Based Partners > Map > Vanderburgh County > Carver Community Center Carver Community Center

  • Lead Agency: Carver Community Center
  • Coalition Coordinator: Serita D. Cabell

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 100 East Walnut Street; Evansville, IN 47713
  • Phone: 812-435-6065
  • Fax: 812-437-4429
  • E-mail:

County Data

  • county population
  • demographics breakdown
  • smoking rate

Tobacco Free Policies


The Vanderburgh County ordinance requires public places and places of employment to be smoke - f ree. The ordinance allows for restaurants and bars to have separate smoking rooms. Membership clubs are exempt from the ordinance. The exemption for bars and taverns with smoking rooms will end in 2009. The ordinance becomes effective on January 2, 2007.

The Evansville ordinance only requires non-smoking areas in workplaces and public places. Effective on January 2, 2007.

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

·         Deaconess Cross Pointe Center LLC

·         Deaconess Hospital

·         St. Mary’s Health System

·         Wellborn Clinic

·         Select Speciality Hospital-Evansville (not tobacco free)

Public School Districts:

·         Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation

·         Signature School Inc. (not tobacco free)

Government Buildings:


  • All County Buildings


  • Evansville- All City Buildings
  • Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:
  • Deaconess Cross Pointe Center LLC
  • Deaconess Hospital Inc.
  • Evansville Psychiatric Children’s Center
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center of Evansville, Inc.

·         Wellborn Clinic

Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

·         Carver Community Organization

·         Commission on the Social Status of African American Males

·         Community Action Program of Evansville

·         Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

·         Evansville Housing Authority

·         Hall Wellness Institute

·         Memorial Baptist Church

·         Smoke free Communities

·         Substance Abuse Council

·         Vanderburgh Co. Minority Health Coalition

Community Indicators

·         Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.

·         Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline

·         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 for July 2009- June 2011: $50,000