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PA Free Quitline

"All the counselors were good, the service was excellent and you didn't yell when I backslid. It was very, very excellent and I would recommend it to anybody.”
– PA Free Quitline participant


1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669                   

1-855-DEJELO-YA (335-3569) (online)                    

1-800-261-6259 (fax)

The PA Free Quitline is a free, evidence-based tobacco cessation service available to all Pennsylvanians. 
Annually, the PA Free Quitline provides services to over 13,000 Pennsylvanians.
Participants are self-referred by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW.  Providers refer by Fax to Quit or electronic referral methods. 

Resources and Information: 

Local, in-person, tobacco cessation services are provided by eight Regional Primary Contractors covering all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. 
Tobacco cessation services include individual or group tobacco cessation classes/sessions and nicotine replacement therapy, if available. 
If you're a tobacco user or know a tobacco user (family member, friend, co-worker, etc.), in-person and over-the-phone help is available.
 PA Free Quitline promotional materials Rack cards, post cards and business size cards available for patient waiting rooms or at discharge/end of appointment. 

PA Free Quitline services include:
Up to five quit coach calls
Two or more weeks of nicotine replacement therapy, if available
Unlimited, inbound calls for additional support during times of high risk for using tobacco
Pregnancy Protocol designed specifically to help women during and after pregnancy
Spanish quitline services are available by dialing 1-855-DEJELO-YA
Follow-up calls are conducted at three, six and 12-month periods to establish quit rates.  
What to expect from the PA Free Quitline: 
During first contact, you will be asked several intake questions to understand more about you in order to provide you with personalized assistance. You will be transferred to a quit coach during your first contact, if you and a coach are available. At the completion of each quit coach call, you and the quit coach will schedule the next quit coach call that best fits your availability.
Nicotine replacement therapy, if available, will be shipped directly to your address after completion of the first quit coach call.
You may be contacted after you have completed the PA Free Quitline services to help us provide better services to all quitline callers.
Healthcare providers - refer your patients!
Fax to Quit

Fax To Quit allows healthcare and non-healthcare professionals to refer tobacco-using individuals to PA Free Quitline services for expert, evidence-based and confidential coaching to become tobacco-free. 

Pre-Approved TobaccoCessation Registry 
Established in 2002, the Pennsylvania's DOH Pre-approved Tobacco Cessation Registry (Registry) is a resource and referral system at state, regional and local levels. 
 PA QuitLogix  - Check out the PA Free Quitline online!  Individuals may register for online access only or include telephone cessation services through the PA Free Quitline.
Contact us:
1. If you've experienced a problem while seeking services from the PA Free Quitline. We will follow-up and ensure you receive the services you need, as well as correct any service issues.  
2. Have you quit tobacco for at least six months after using the services of the PA Free Quitline?  We love to share "success stories" of our tobaccco quitters. Email or send us your story to the address below
Department of Health
Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control
Room 1032, Health and Welfare Building
625 Forster St.,
Harrisburg, PA 17120