REGIONAL PRIMARY CONTRACTORS
 
Eight regional contractors provide tobacco use prevention and cessation activites across PA until June 30, 2015.
 
Northeast Region
Counties served: Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming:
Tobacco Free Northeast PA/Burn Prevention Foundation
Phone:  1-866-974-QUIT (7848)  Fax:  (610) 969-3940
 
Northcentral Region
Counties served:  Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union:
Clinical Outcomes Group, Inc.
Phone:  (570) 628-6990 Fax:  (570) 628-5899
 
Northwest Region
Counties served:  Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango and Warren:
Erie County Health Department
Phone:  (814) 451-6709  CIAA line:  (814) 451-7856  Fax:  (814) 451-6716
 
Southeast Region
Counties served:  Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery and Schuylkill:
Health Promotion Council of Southeastern PA, Inc.
Phone:  (215) 731-6150  Fax:  (215) 731-6199
 
Southcentral Region
Counties served:  Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry and York:
American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic
Phone:  (717) 541-5864  Fax:  (717) 541-8828
 
Southwest Region
Counties served:  Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland: 
Adagio Health, Inc.
Phone:  (412) 253-8166  Fax:  (412) 288-9036 
 
Allegheny County
Tobacco Free Allegheny 
Phone:  (412) 322-8231  Fax:  (412) 322-8321
 
Philadelphia County
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Phone:  (215) 685-5620  Fax:  (215) 685-5666 
 
 
The regional primary contractors are expected to:
  • Increase the capacity of community based organizations serving Pennsylvania's youth disparate population groups
  • Increase school based tobacco prevention education
  • Increase the utilization of approved cessation programs within the region
  • Conduct enforcement compliance checks and monitor compliance with Pennsylvania youth access to tobacco retailers and youth about youth access to tobacco laws
  • Increase the current number of individuals utilizing the services of the Pennsylvania Free Quitline (Quitline) within the region
  • Increase the number of private insurers that cover cessation counseling and pharmacotherapy
  • Design and utilize sound qualitative and quantitative methods to support a comprehensive process and outcome evaluation of the comprehensive Tobacco Control Program in the identified region
The eight regional primary contractors use locally based program delivery agencies to assist them in providing tobacco control programs.