***Effective February 3, 2020, the Intoxicated Driver Program assessment fee will increase to $280.
Wisconsin state law requires those convicted of operating while impaired/intoxicated to complete an assessment and a driver safety plan in order to have full driving privileges restored.
Alcohol and other drug testing services are available to all community members.
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Offering hope; helping to heal
The mission of the Hope Council is to reduce the impact of substance use disorders in our community by providing education, prevention, intervention, and referral services.
Assessment & Referral Services
Ensuring that individuals are referred to appropriate treatment providers.
Special Family Programming
Assisting families during times of crisis and to control the direction of their lives.
Community Education & Prevention
Education and prevention services available to all community members.
Alcohol & Other Drug Testing
Alcohol and other drug testing services available to all community members.
The Hope Council on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse turned 50 this year! Read about some of the work that we’ve accomplished throughout the last 50 years in the Kenosha News article linked below. We’d love to hear how the Hope Council on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse has positively affected your life. Please contact […]Read More
Great job Common Council and KRW Tobacco-Free Coalition! Our very own Michelle Sandberg provided resources to the council members throughout the entire process. Read more about the updated ordinance below. https://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/city-clamps-down-on-e-cigarette-use/article_28b882d3-bb0f-5585-9af2-e5e2bd1ad376.htmlRead More
This morning members of the KRW Tobacco-Free Coalition met with State Representative Tod Ohnstad for an educational meeting on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). For more information on ENDS please visit www.tobaccoischanging.comRead More
By Dick Ginkowski and Guida Brown SPECIAL TO THE KENOSHA NEWS Jan 20, 2019 A recent editorial in the Kenosha News indicated that “It’s time to support efforts to crack down on first-time drunken driving,” in response to a proposal by state Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. Jim Ott, both Republicans, to make a first-time […]Read More
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By TERRY FLORES email@example.com Retailers who offer tobacco products refrained from selling to minors 100 percent of the time during compliance checks performed at 80 establishments in Kenosha County last year. That’s good news for county law enforcement and local tobacco officials who have been working to prevent illegal sales and deter youth from picking […]Read More
By HEATHER LARSON POYNER firstname.lastname@example.org They come in flavors like mango, banana and lemon berry and their dispensers be customized with images of cultural icons like Captain America and Cap’n Crunch. But, say health experts, the coolest thing in “not quite smoking” is also the most dangerous thing since Marlboro Reds. Non-tobacco smoking products — […]Read More
By HEATHER LARSON POYNER email@example.com At a recent gathering hosted by the Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Tobacco-Free Coalition and the Hope Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, legislators, health care professionals, law enforcement officers and community representatives learned about problems posed by electronic nicotine delivery systems, also known as ENDS. These problems include the […]Read More
There’s an event nearly every day in order to help a nonprofit organization raise money to provide its services. The choices are overwhelming, even to me, and I love fundraisers! Remember that, in general, nonprofits need to raise funds from people who don’t need the services in order to provide services to people who can’t […]Read More
KRW Tobacco-Free Coalition
Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties working together to educate about the hazards of tobacco use and second-hand smoke, promote cessation, and support youth in choosing a tobacco-free life.
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