You Can Be Tobacco Free!

Tobacco-Free Support Groups – 2019!

The San Francisco Tobacco-Free Project offers a program to assist residents of San Francisco to quit smoking or cut back, with classes located at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and the Department of Public Health’s 25 Van Ness Avenue building.

This program consists of a series of classes aimed at assisting those that wish to quit smoking achieve this goal. Anyone interested in attending 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.

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

The next class series starts in January 2019 at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (2550 23rd Street 5th floor) with Orientation on January 8th followed by 6 Tuesday classes.

Attend the next CLASS SERIES

Class Dates: January 8, 15, 22, 29, and February 5, 12, 19
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: ZSFGH – 2550 23rd Street, Solarium Classroom (504) in Building 9
Muni Routes: 9, 10, 33, 48

For more information about upcoming ZSFGH Stop Smoking classes and other programs, check out the information below:

Page updated December 2018

San Francisco General Hospital Stop Smoking Program:

Call (628) 206-6074 for more information or to enroll

NEXT Class Series starts Tuesday, January 8th 2019 at 5:30pm (see flyer above)

Quitting Juul and other E-Cigrettes:

You can access a new text-based program by  Truth Initiative by texting “QUIT” to (202) 804-9884 or by enrolling in the free, digital quit programs This is Quitting or BecomeAnEX, which integrate the text program.

Click here to find out more information about this new first-of-its-kind FREE quitting program for e-cigarette users.

Breathe California's Ash Kickers Classes in SPANISH and ENGLISH:

Ash Kickers Dejar de Fumar 2018-2019 (folleto con mas detalles) Classes gratis en Octubre 2018, Enereo 2010, Febrero 2019, Abril 2018 Ash Kickers Quit Smoking 2018-2019 (see flyer for more details) Free classes offered in October 2018, January 2019, February 2019 and April 2019 (650) 994-5868 x 302

Other Local Resources:

Quitting Resource List – Updated September 2018

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

CA Smokers’ Helpline APP!

The  California Smokers’ Helpline recently launched a NEW smart phone app to provide a mobile version of their quitting services. The app comes with tools that help create a stop smoking plan, track triggers, and finding motivation to change the user’s smoking. The app is available for iPhone only.

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.