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. 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
There are currently TWO classes going on – see flyer below for date, time and location.


June-July 2019
Class Dates: June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, July 11th, 18th
Time: 3-5pm
Location: ZSFGH – 2550 23rd Street, Solarium Classroom (504) in Building 9

Muni Routes: 9, 10, 33, 48

July-August 2019
Dates: Tuesday, July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd. 30th, August 6th
Time: 3-5 pm
Location: 25 Van Ness Ave
Muni Routes: 6, 7, 9, 9R, 47, 49, and F, J, K, L, M, N, T trains to Van Ness

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

Page updated May 2019

San Francisco General Hospital Stop Smoking Program:

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

NEXT Class Preview is Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 2pm at 25 Van Ness Ave. (see flyer above)

NEXT Class Series start Tuesday April 30th 2019 at 5:30 pm at ZSFGH (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:

Quiere dejar de fumar o reducir cuanto fuma?
Grupo gratis en español, 6 sesiones con informacion, ayuda, parches de nicotina gratis y otros materiales para ayudarle a dejar de fumar. Recibira una targeta de regalo al asistir:
Miercoles, 27 de marzo 2:30-3:45
Mission Neighborhood Resource Center 165 Capp St. San Francisco


Want to quit smoking or cut back?
Free quit smoking group, 6 sessions with information, help, free nicotine patches and other materials to help you quit. Free gift card for attending: Tuesday, April 2nd 6-7:15p,
Mission Neighborhood Health Center 240 Shotwell Street in San Francisco

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.