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Baby & Me Tobacco Free

Free program to assist pregnant women with quitting smoking. Women who take part in the program go to four learning sessions, take a monthly breath test and then get a voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-2135

Breathing Association

Offers chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) services and asthma management for children and adults. They also provide a free Lung Health Clinic and Mobile Medical Unit; as well as help with winter heating and summer cooling programs through HEAP, electric bill assistance and window air conditioners to those without central air for households who are medically needy.
1520 Old Henderson Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 457-4570

Central Ohio Primary Care (COPC) Beat the Pack Smoking Cessation Program

A free 6-week smoking cessation program. These sessions are open to anyone who wants to quit smoking. Participants do not have to be a patient of Central Ohio Primary Primary Care to attend the sessions. Call the number below to learn more.

  • 5202 Bethel Reed Park, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43220
  • 655 Africa Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082
  • 140 Colemans Crossing Boulevard, Suite 210, Marysville, Ohio 43040

(614) 865-3104

Franklin County Public Health (FCPH)

Offers many services and resources, some of them include:

  • Free tobacco cessation counseling for residents over the age of 18
  • Birth/death certificates
  • Plumbing inspections
  • Low cost healthcare and immunization clinics
  • Community training on naloxone and opioid overdoses
  • Lead inspection
  • Free home radon test kits

280 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 525-3160 or (800) 750-0750 TTY/TDD
Weekend, Holiday and After Hours Emergency Hotline: (614) 525-3965

Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)

A 12-step program offering support to those who want to quit cigarettes and other forms of tobacco. People can go online to search for local meetings in their community, in the form of group meetings and even meetings over the telephone or on the internet. The Central Ohio Group of Nicotine Anonymous every Wednesday at 8:00pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
8630 Refugee Road, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
National: (877) 879-6422 Toll-free
Local: (740) 343-5438

Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Offers several free services to the Latino community including: homework help, educational after school programs and summer camps; 24/7 translation and interpretation services for multiple languages, ESL and citizenship classes for adults; tobacco free program, free car seat checks, and support group for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Main Office
    100 East Campus View Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
  • Cultural and Educational Centers
    3431 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
    3360 Kohr Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43224
    3556 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204

(614) 840-9934

Ohio Tobacco Quit Line

Free telephone counseling is offered to eligible Ohio residents interested in quitting smoking. Participants in phone counseling may also be eligible to receive free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. There is also a free Pregnancy Program, specifically designed to help and support pregnant woman who wish to stop smoking. Incentives for the completion of coaching calls are available.
Quit Line: (800) 784-8669


Offers free 24-hour online support and help for people trying to quit smoking. Smokers receive help from “quit buddies” and online forums of support.


Offers free support, tools and resources to help stop smoking and quit tobacco use. Users can benefit from a starter kit, one-on-one QuitPlan helpline counseling and coaching sessions, a quit guide and education about the number of ways a person can become one-hundred percent tobacco free.
Helpline: (888) 354-7526 or (877) 777-6534 TTY

Smokefree Teen (SFT)

Helps teens take control of their health. Smokefree TXT is a free mobile service designed to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help teens stop smoking for good. Visit the website for more information.

Offers free text messaging programs that give 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips for becoming smoke-free and being healthier (like building skills for healthier eating, physical activity and weight management). Get help from an expert on ways to stop smoking and find a strategy to fit your individual needs (pregnant women, teens, veterans and Spanish speakers).
Text “CRAVE”, “MOOD” or “SLIP” to 47848

  • Text CRAVE if you need help beating a craving
  • Text MOOD if you need an emotional boost
  • Text SLIP if you need help getting back on track after you smoke

Teens Health

A website for teens that cover various health topics such as depression, relationships, staying safe, sexual health; smoking, coping with cliques, binge drinking, dealing with an alcoholic parent; marijuana use and more.

Tobacco-Free Family Program

Free program for parents of infants less than 6 months old interested in becoming an ex-smoker. They offer face-to-face appointments, nicotine replacement options, customized plans and tools you need to quit, unlimited coaching and support, and monthly gift card for diapers and baby wipes for up to 12 months. The Tobacco-Free Family Program is brought to you by Columbus Public Health and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Columbus Public Health: 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 700 Children’s Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 645-2135