The National Center for Tobacco-Free Older Person

Smoking Cessation
Hotlines & Helplines

The Center for Social Gerontology
2307 Shelby Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 tel: 734 665-1126 fax: 734 665-2071

This site is intended to provide information on and access to national and statewide smoking cessation hotlines and/or helplines. Many of the statewide hotlines/helplines are available only to residents of that state, and for most of them, access to the number is available only when calling from a phone number in that state.

The listings below are made available for informational purposes only. The listing of these services is in no way an express or implied endorsement or recommendation of these services by The Center for Social Gerontology nor does it constitute a verification of the quality of the services.

Cessation Hotlines


American Cancer Society
The ACS offers information on local cessation programs and provides smoking cessation literature.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute provides literature on smoking cessation. While they provide individuals to go over the literature with callers, they are not trained counselors.


**Some of these numbers are available for residents only and the number can only be accessed by calling within that state.

Arizona Smoker's Helpline

California Smoker's Helpline

Illinois Tobacco Helpline

Iowa Quitline
1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
For the web site for Quitline Iowa, click here

Massachusetts Smoker's Quitline
(English) 1-800-879-8678
(Spanish/Portuguese) 1-800-833-5256

Michigan Tobacco QuitLine
Free coaching for Michigan callers at 1-800-784-8669 or 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Enroll on-line at

Minnesota Helpline
(English) 1-877-270-7867
(Spanish) 1-877-266-3863
(TTY) 1-877-777-6534

Mississippi Tobacco Quitline
1-877-4US-2-ACT (1-877-487-2228)

Montana Tobacco Quit Line

Nevada Tobacco Users Helpline
1-888-866-6642 or 702 877-0684

New Jersey Quitline

New York Quitline

Oregon Tobacco Quit Line
English 1-877-270-7867
Spanish 1-877-266-3863

Texas Quitline

Utah Quitline

Vermont Smokers Quitline
This Quitline provides a range of services including up to six sessions of proactive telephone counseling to individuals during their quit attempt.

Washington State Quit Line
English 1-877-270-STOP
Spanish 1-877-2NO-FUME

West Virgina
(only for those in WV with Medicaid or Public Employess Insurance Agency insurance)
This cessation program offers pharmacologic services, 5-6 one-on-one phone coach calls, and individualized smoking cessation literature.

Wisconsin Tobacco Quitline
English 1-877-270-STOP
Spanish 1-877-2NO-FUME
TTY 1-877-777-6534
The Quit Line offers counseling treatment for smokers who want to quit, information for individuals concerned about another's tobacco use, self-help materials for those interested in quitting, and referrals to local smoking cessation programs and services. Trained smoking cessation specialists will help individuals plan their quit attempt and call them back during their quit attempt and up to one year afterward to provide help and support.

The Center for Social Gerontology, Inc.
2307 Shelby Avenue  Ann Arbor, MI  48103
Tel: (734) 665-1126  Fax: (734) 665-2071