You Can Be Tobacco Free!

Tobacco-Free Support Groups

The San Francisco Tobacco-Free Project offers a program to assist residents of San Francisco to quit smoking or cut back located at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. This program consists of a series of classes aimed at assisting those that wish to quit smoking achieve this goal. There are six sets of classes per calendar year: 3 evening class seies, and 3 daytime class series.

Participants of the classes can be referred by a health care provider or they can call (628) 206-6074 to enroll. The classes provide counseling and support, as well as information on different methods for quitting and assistance in navigating the insurance process for obtaining nicotine replacement and medication.

Upcoming April 2017 Class Flyer – starts April 11th, 2017

To enroll, call us at (628) 206-6074.

For more information about upcoming SFGH Stop Smoking classes and other programs, check below

San Francisco General Hospital Stop Smoking Program:

Upcoming April 2017 Class Flyer – starts April 11th, 2017

The next set of classes will be a evening series starting with orientation on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 and the next Tuesdays until May 23, 2017.  Classes will be held at 2550 23rd St, Bldg 40, 5th floor, Solarium Classroom, ZSFGH.

  • Please click on the flyer above for additional information and future class start dates
  • Call (628) 206-6074  for more information or to enroll


The Last Drag:

The Last Drag is a stop smoking program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and HIV+ individuals. Quit smoking in a confidential and supportive group setting. Classes led by a highly skilled and experienced clinic leader certified by the American Lung Association.

  • Upcoming: Wednesday April 5, 2017 and 6 Wednesdays after (until Wednesday May 17, 2017)
  • All sessions meet 7-9PM.
  • Class meets at 290 Dolores Street (Cross street: 16th St) Congregation Sha’ar Zahav
  • To register, email with your name, telephone number, email and postal address, or call 415-339-7867 (339-STOP).

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Other Local Resources:

Local Stop Smoking Resources – Updated January 2017

California Smoker's Helpline:

The California Smoker’s Helpline is a FREE telephone service proven to help you quit smoking!

  • English: 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)
  • Spanish: 1-800-456-6386
  • Mandarin & Cantonese: 1-800-400-0866
  • Vietnamese: 1-800-778-8440
  • Korean: 1-800-556-5564
  • Deaf/Hearing Impaired: 1-800-933-4TDD
Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has created a series of stories and videos of Tips for Quitting from Former Smokers that may be helpful. They have also created a Facebook and Pintrest page.  This may be very helpful for people looking for support in their efforts to quit.