You Can Be Tobacco Free!

Tobacco-Free Support Groups – 2018!

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. 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.

Classes will be offered for September to October 2018 at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue

September – October Class: Thursdays at 25 Van Ness
Orientation date: Thursday, Sept 13th 2-4pm
Class dates: Sept 20, 27, and Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Time: 2-4pm
Location: 25 Van Ness Ave. Room 70, San Francisco, CA 94102
Sign in at the front desk and take the stairs or elevator one level down
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 September 2018
San Francisco General Hospital Stop Smoking Program:

Classes will be held at 25 Van Ness Ave (at Market St.) Room 70, San Francisco 94102

  • Call (628) 206-6074 for more information or to enroll
  • NEXT Class Series starts Thursday, September 13th 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm (see flyer)
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.