The California Smokers’ Helpline provides free services to help you quit smoking, vaping, or chew.
Our highly-trained counselors can help you develop a quitting plan that’s right for you. Services are available in multiple languages and special services are available for tobacco chewers, pregnant smokers, teens, and vape users.
Counselors are available weekdays, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Receive texts that are tailored to help at critical points along the way. You can also send questions at any time and a counselor will respond within one business day.Text Quit Now to 66819 or Click to Text or sign up here.
The No Butts mobile app uses proven methods to help you quit, like a personalized quit plan and information on effective quitting aids. Log your smoking triggers and get reminders to keep you motivated.
To receive a free packet of materials explaining the nuts and bolts of quitting, call 1-800-NO-BUTTS. You can also find free materials in our online catalog.
Online Help & Referral to Local Programs
Asian-language speakers and Helpline callers who live with children ages 5 and under may be eligible for free nicotine patches, sent directly to their home. To see if you qualify, call 1-800-NO-BUTTS. If you have Medi-Cal insurance, please click here for more information.