Support Groups

The San Francisco Tobacco-Free Project offers free support groups to help residents of San Francisco to quit or cut back on smoking. The support groups are a series of 6 meetings for those that wish to quit smoking or cut back, and provide:

  • Counseling to help you quit or cut back on smoking
  • Information on different methods for quitting
  • Assistance with getting nicotine patches and other medication
  • Welcoming and positive place to connect with others who are trying to quit

Anyone interested in attending can call (628) 206-6074 to register.

Upcoming Support Groups

We offer a support group series that meets every week for a total of 6 meetings, as well as a support group preview that meets one time and has starter information to help you quit. Drop-in’s are welcome at all support groups! Food is provided.

Please continue to check back for updated dates and locations for next month!


Support Group Preview

25 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94102 

  • Date: August 6
  • Time: 3:00 to 5:00pm
  • Directions: Please check in with building security at 25 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94102.
  • To register: Call 628-206-6074



Support Group Series

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Campus (2550 23rd Street San Francisco, CA 94110) – Solarium Classroom, Room 504

  • Dates: Every Thursday from August 8 to September 12
  • Time: All support groups meet from 3:00 to 5:00pm
  • Directions: Enter Building 9 at 2550 23rd Street (on the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Campus). Take the first elevator on your left to the 5th floor to the Solarium Classroom Room 504.
  • To register: Call 628-206-6074

Check out additional resources to help you quit below:

(Page updated August 2019)

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.

Llame Breathe California para más información:
(650) 994-5868 x 302
Deje un mensaje con su nombre y número, y le contestaremos la llamada lo más pronto posible!


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.

To sign up, or to find out more,  please call (650) 994-5868 x 302

Groups for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary People:

San Francisco Community Health Center and Gender Health San Francisco have partnered to provide a 5-week tobacco cessation class series for transgender and gender non-binary people who are actively working toward gender affirming surgery. The class series will take place at Gender Health San Francisco. Food and a $20 incentive is provided at each class.

If you have any questions about the class series, please contact Mariah Santiago at

Classes are held every Wednesday for five weeks starting Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

Other Local Resources: